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malfunction

[mal′fəŋk·shən]
(science and technology)
Failure to function normally.
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Annual septic-system malfunction rates are a critical component of cost-effectiveness analysis because the annual malfunction rate is also a way of stating economic useful life.
Also, the permittee should submit a report containing any excess emissions, exceedances and/or excursions as described in the permit and any monitor malfunctions for each semiannual period ending June 30 and December 31 of each year.
When we experience a malfunction we usually clear it and keep on shooting.
Both Majro Malfunction and Prescription forDisaster offer important new insights into the days leading up to the Challenger launch.
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Distraught to read comments on malfunction on Twitter and tumblr.
The sight of a well-known woman's breast during wardrobe malfunction is normally accompanied by the clicking of paparazzi cameras so should not be confused with the sight of a woman's boob during breast-feeding, which is accompanied only by the clicking of my camera.
The annual malfunction rate is a critical component in cost-effectiveness analysis.
In 1998, after two similar malfunctions blamed on distorted O-ring seals on the steering control module's selector valve, Airbus officials said the problem might be aging seals and recommended that they be replaced.
The aircraft turned back because the pilots got an indication of engine malfunction shortly after take-off.
Beyond the negative impact this malfunction has on their reputation for providing quality care, there's a big unexpected cost to explain to the board and cover somehow.
The bank said the ATMs will return to normal by Tuesday morning, adding the malfunction stemmed from errors in modifying programs in preparation for computer system integration with two other units -- Fuji Bank and the Industrial Bank of Japan (IBJ) -- of Mizuho Holdings Inc.