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diagnostics

[‚dī·əg′näs·tiks]
(engineering)
Information on what tests a device has failed and how they were failed; used to aid in troubleshooting.

diagnostics

(1) Software routines that test hardware components (memory, keyboard, disks, etc.). Diagnostics are often stored in ROM chips and activated on startup.

(2) Error messages in a programmer's source code that refer to statements or syntax that the compiler or assembler cannot understand.
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