Main meanings of vuln in English

: vuln1vuln2

vuln1

Pronunciation /vʌln/

verb

[with object]Heraldry
  • Wound.

    ‘the crest depicts a pelican vulning itself’
    • ‘A dragon and on its back a pelican vulning herself all Proper.’
    • ‘A stag standing vulned in the back with an arrow proper.’

Origin

Late 16th century formed irregularly from Latin vulnerare ‘to wound’.

Main meanings of vuln in English

: vuln1vuln2

vuln2

Pronunciation /vʌln/

noun

  • A vulnerability, especially one associated with computer security.

    • ‘the total of 10 vulns discovered are described as highly critical’