- noun an unexpected stoppage of a program that is being run, due to a fault, error or power failure
- abbreviation forabnormal end
- noun an unexpected stoppage of a program that is being run, caused by a fault, error, or power failure
- Abbreviation of abnormal end. A complete and unexpected program or system halt. Caused by a program deficiency or a hardware failure. Also called abnormal termination, crash (1), or bomb.
- synonymabnormal end
- synonymabnormal termination