a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
The children teased the boy because of his stammer
tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy; Is this hotel room bugged?