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Fault (IPA: /ˈfɔɫt/)


Fault (n.)

Defect; want; lack; default.

Fault (n.)

Anything that fails, that is wanting, or that impairs excellence; a failing; a defect; a blemish.

Fault (n.)

A moral failing; a defect or dereliction from duty; a deviation from propriety; an offense less serious than a crime.

Fault (n.)

A dislocation of the strata of the vein.

Fault (n.)

In coal seams, coal rendered worthless by impurities in the seam; as, slate fault, dirt fault, etc.

Fault (n.)

A lost scent; act of losing the scent.

Fault (n.)

Failure to serve the ball into the proper court.

Fault (v. t.)

To charge with a fault; to accuse; to find fault with; to blame.

Fault (v. t.)

To interrupt the continuity of (rock strata) by displacement along a plane of fracture; -- chiefly used in the p. p.; as, the coal beds are badly faulted.

Fault (v. i.)

To err; to blunder, to commit a fault; to do wrong.

Fault

Fracture or discontinuity in rock across which there is displacement

Fault

Abnormal condition or defect at the component, equipment, or sub-system level which may lead to an equipment failure

Fault

In tennis

Fault

In criminal law, one must determine fault in a crime

Fault

Episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Fault Synonyms

Flaw, Defect

Fault Synonyms

Demerit

Fault Synonyms

Brea, Geological Fault, Faulting, Shift, Fracture

Fault Synonyms

Error, Mistake

Fault Synonyms

Blame

Fault Rhymes

Ault, Brault, Dault, Fault, Galt, Gault, Halt, Kalt, Malt, Mault, Nault, Salt, Sault, Vault, Walt

Assault, Basalt, Default, Exalt, Kuralt, Perrault, Pinault, Renault



Spanish Translation

Fault in Spanish is Culpa

Tagalog Translation

Fault in Tagalog is Bisala

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ambition first sprung from your blest abodes; The glorious fault of Angels and of Gods." - Alexander Pope

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And he that does one fault at first, And lies to hide it, makes it two." - Lying

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Avoid Extremes; and shun the fault of such Who still are pleas'd too little or too much." - Extremes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bert: No. It wasn't your fault at all." - The Railway Series

Example Sentence (Quote)

"By being born I broke the line back to the ancient ones. It wasn't anybody's fault it just happened." - Whale Rider


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