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Engelsk navneord: fault

1. fault (om handling) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a bad mistake.
She was quick to point out my errors.
I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)error, mistake


Mindre specifikke termernonaccomplishment, nonachievement


Mere specifikke termerballs-up, ballup, betise, bloomer, blooper, blot, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, cockup, confusion, distortion, flub, folly, foolishness, foul-up, fuckup, imbecility, incursion, lapse, mess-up, miscalculation, miscue, misestimation, misreckoning, mix-up, offside, omission, oversight, parapraxis, pratfall, renege, revoke, skip, slip, slip-up, smear, smirch, spot, stain, stupidity

2. fault (om tilstand) an imperfection in an object or machine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA flaw caused the crystal to shatter.
If there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defect, flaw


Mindre specifikke termerimperfection, imperfectness


Mere specifikke termerblister, bug, glitch, hole

3. fault (om egenskab) the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey discussed the merits and demerits of her novel.
He knew his own faults much better than she did.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demerit


Mindre specifikke termerworth


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)merit, virtue

4. fault (om ting) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey built it right over a geological fault.
He studied the faulting of the earth's crust.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break, faulting, fracture, geological fault, shift


Mindre specifikke termercleft, crack, crevice, fissure, scissure


Mere specifikke termerinclined fault, strike-slip fault


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerDenali Fault, San Andreas Fault


Omfatter disse specifikke termerfault line


Overordnet emneområdegeology

5. fault (om begivenhed) (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt took much longer to find the fault than to fix it.


Mindre specifikke termerbreakdown, equipment failure


Overordnet emneområdeelectronics

6. fault (om egenskab) responsibility for a bad situation or event


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was John's fault.


Mindre specifikke termerresponsibility, responsibleness

7. fault (om handling) (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe served too many double faults.


Mindre specifikke termerserve, service


Mere specifikke termerdouble fault, footfault


Overordnet emneområdebadminton, lawn tennis, squash, squash rackets, squash racquets, tennis


Engelsk udsagnsord: fault

1. fault (om kommunikation) put or pin the blame on


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blame


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Mindre specifikke termeraccuse, charge


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)absolve, justify, free









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