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malfunction

[mal′fəŋk·shən]
(science and technology)
Failure to function normally.
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Due to the delays in the voting process brought about by malfunctioning VCMs, the Comelec en banc extended the balloting hours until 6 p.
Today's malfunctioning did not in any way disrupt the normal pace of work at KNPC, nor did it cause harm to workers, or damages to the structure of the refinery, or disturb the loading and shipping operations, said al-Ajmi.
Brandt and Ricanati reported a success rate of 96% when laparoscopy was used for the management of malfunctioning catheters; our study revealed 100% success rate.
The percentage of septic systems in malfunctioning status is the number of septic systems that are in malfunction condition at any time divided by the number of systems in the study area.
The taxpayer is in a service business; what it is selling is the speedy repair of malfunctioning computers.
Five of the eight engineers rely to some extent on traffic control police officers to direct traffic at malfunctioning signals.
PDP-Laban president Koko Pimentel expressed displeasure over the high number of malfunctioning vote-counting machines (VCM) that marred the 2016 national and local elections.
Annual malfunction rate is the number of annual malfunctioning septic systems divided by the total number of septic systems in the study area during a 12-month period.
A commuter aircraft operated by Swedeways made an emergency landing yesterday (29 January) due to a malfunctioning engine.
PALMDALE - An Antelope Valley High School graduate who is now an Air Force fighter pilot was presented the Air Force Aviation Well Done Award for bringing a malfunctioning F-15 jet safely back to his base.
The survey also revealed that managers in all nine countries lose working time because of malfunctioning IT systems - most respondents estimated the time as one hour per week.
Pursuant to maintenance agreements with its customers, Honeywell was obligated to provide the necessary labor and materials to repair malfunctioning computers.