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bug fix

(programming)
A change to a program or system intended to permanently cure a bug. Often a fix for one bug inadvertantly introduces new bugs, hence the need for careful forethought and testing.

Compare: workaround.

bug fix

A revised program file or patch that corrects a software bug. See bug, patch and hot fix.
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US Hygiene, a company that offers scientifically proven solutions, practices, and products that safeguard health and protect the environment has just introduced the all-natural Bed Bug Fix to its line of eco-friendly disinfection and pest control products.
In addition to reducing our infestation incidents considerably, we have also been successful with reducing the number of days our rooms are out of service due to the quick kill effect Bed Bug Fix has on live bed bugs," said Brian Siegel, Vice President of Risk Management for Westgate Resorts.
The advisory had stated that while users should not update, if not already done so, the rest will need to hold on till Apple issues a bug fix.