nonfatal error

nonfatal error

[′nän‚fād·əl ′er·ər]
(computer science)
An error in a computer program which does not result in termination of execution, but which causes the processor to invent an interpretation, issue a warning, and continue processing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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