failure

Deviation of the software from its expected delivery or service. [Fenton]
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failure

[n] - lack of success 2. [n] - loss of ability to function normally 3. [n] - a person with a record of failing 4. [n] - an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose 5. [n] - an act that fails 6. [n] - an unexpected omission
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Failure

The event, or inoperable state, in which any item or part of an item does not, or would not, perform as previously specified.Hard FailureA product under test ceases to work correctly. It does not resume correct operation, even when the stressing environment is eased.Soft FailureA product under test ceases to operate correctly, but resumes correct o
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Failure

The inability of a member to carry its designated load by reason of excessive deformation or collapse.
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failure

A general term used to imply that a part in service (1) has become completely inoperable, (2) is still operable but is incapable of satisfactorily performing its intended function, or (3) has deteriorated seriously, to the point that it has become unreliable or unsafe for continued use.
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Failure

Fail'ure noun [ From Fail .] 1. Cessation of supply, or total defect; a failing; deficiency; as, failure of rain; failure of crops. 2. Omission; nonperformance; as, the failure to keep a promise. 3. Want of success; the state of having failed.
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failure

The state of insufficiency or nonperformance. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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failure

noun an act that fails; `his failure to pass the test`
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failure

noun an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; `the surprise party was a complete failure`
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failure

loser 2 nonstarter noun a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
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failure

noun lack of success; `he felt that his entire life had been a failure`; `that year there was a crop failure`
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failure

(fāl´yәr) inability to perform or to function properly.
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Failure

• (n.) Omission; nonperformance; as, the failure to keep a promise. • (n.) A becoming insolvent; bankruptcy; suspension of payment; as, failure in business. • (n.) A failing; a slight fault. • (n.) Cessation of supply, or total defect; a failing; deficiency; as, failure of rain; failure of crops. • (n.) Decay, or defect fro
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Failure

[The Posies album] Failure is the debut album of The Posies. It was first released independently in 1988 on cassette only. In 1989 it was reissued on cassette, LP and CD in 1989 on PopLlama Records. Due to time playing time restrictions imposed by the LP manufacturer the band was forced to drop one song from the PopLlama LP edition. The CD
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Failure

[King Missile album] Failure is the seventh album by avant-garde band King Missile, and the band`s first in its incarnation as "King Missile III." It was released on September 15, 1998. ==Track listing== All lyrics by John S. Hall. ==Personnel== ...
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Failure

[disambiguation] Failure is not meeting a desirable or intended objective. Failure may also refer to: ...
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Failure

[band] Kellii Scott Failure was an American rock band (often also classified as alternative rock and/or space rock) that was active from 1990 to 1997, during which they recorded and released three critically acclaimed albums.{citation needed|date=December 2011} They are often compared to other Alternative Rock bands from that time that were
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Failure

(F défaillance, R distrugere, dezastru, pierderea functionalitatii) The termination of the ability of an item to perform a required function. See defect & fault
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failure

  1. an act that fails
  2. an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
  3. lack of success
  4. a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
  5. an unexpected omission
  6. loss of ability to function normally

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failure

A general term used to imply that a part in service (1) has become completely inoperable, (2) is still operable but is incapable of satisfactorily performing its intended function, or (3) has deteriorated seriously, to the point that it has become unreliable or unsafe for continued use
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failure

Deviation of the component or system from its expected delivery, service or result. [After Fenton]...
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failure

the termination of the ability of an item to perform a required function NOTE 1 - After failure the item has a fault. NOTE 2 - 'Failure' is an event, as distinguished from 'fault', which is a state. NOTE 3 - This concept as defined does not apply to items consisting of software only.
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failure

the termination of the ability of an item to perform a required function
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Failure

A total defect; an omission; a non-performance. Failure also signifies a stoppage of payment; as there has been a failure today, some one has stopped payment.
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failure

Type: Term Pronunciation: fāl′yūr Definitions: 1. The state of insufficiency or nonperformance.
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