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inclined fault

Fault

[fawlt]
Fault may refer to:

  • Fault (geology), planar rock fractures which show evidence of relative movement
  • Fault (technology), an abnormal condition or defect at the component, equipment, or sub-system level which may lead to a failure
  • An asymmetric fault or symmetric fault in an electric power system
  • Fault (dog), in animal breeding, is a conformation point whose state or quality falls outside of the acceptable range for the attribute being judged
  • In tennis, a "fault" could be either a foot fault or a service fault, where an aspect of the server's serve is not in line with the rules of the game
  • Fault (legal), in criminal law, one must determine fault in a crime.
  • Fault (electrical), an unintended electrical connection commonly referred to as a "short circuit".

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