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Definition of falt

"falt" is probably misspelled. Trying fault instead Definition of fault

1. fault [ n ] a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Examples: "he made a bad mistake" "she was quick to point out my errors" "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

Used in print:

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

And the fault , of_course , was Rameau 's .

The fault was Rameau 's and that of the whole culture of this Parisian age .

Synonyms error mistake fault Related Terms nonaccomplishment oversight omission blunder miscalculation stupidity slip ballup confusion incursion distortion blot footfault revoke blame

2. fault [ n ] (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)
Examples: "it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it"

Synonyms fault Related Terms breakdown electronics

3. fault [ n ] an imperfection in a device or machine
Examples: "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

After the coach listed all the boy 's faults , Hartweger said , `` Coach before I leave here , you 'll get to like me '' .

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Look at the physical features of the land to determine how desirable it is for use , what can be done to correct the faults , and what it will cost to make the area meet your needs in_comparison_to other sites .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

Whatever their faults , they are not hypocrites .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

She was a living doll and no mistake - the blue-black bang , the wide cheekbones , olive flushed , that betrayed the Cherokee strain in her Midwestern lineage , and the mouth whose only fault , in the novelist 's carping phrase , was that the lower lip was a_trifle too voluptuous .

Synonyms fault flaw defect Related Terms imperfection bug hole flaw

4. fault [ n ] the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
Examples: "they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel" "he knew his own faults much better than she did"

Synonyms fault demerit Related Terms merit worth

5. fault [ v ] put or pin the blame on

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

`` Chicago and All_That_Jazz '' could not be faulted on the choice of artists .

Synonyms blame fault Related Terms absolve charge

6. fault [ n ] (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
Examples: "they built it right over a geological fault"

Synonyms break geological_fault fracture fault_line shift fault Related Terms crack strike-slip_fault inclined_fault San_Andreas_Fault denali_fault fault_line geology

7. fault [ n ] responsibility for a bad situation or event
Examples: "it was John's fault"

Synonyms fault Related Terms responsibility blame

8. fault [ n ] (tennis or badminton or squash) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)
Examples: "he served too many double faults"

Synonyms fault Related Terms serve double_fault footfault tennis badminton squash

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