Definition of Equipment failure
1. Noun. A cessation of normal operation. "There was a power breakdown"
Generic synonyms: Failure
Specialized synonyms: Brake Failure, Engine Failure, Dud, Misfire, Outage, Power Failure, Power Outage, Fault
Derivative terms: Break Down
Medical Definition of Equipment failure
1. Failure of equipment to perform up to standards. The failure may be due to defects or improper use. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Equipment failure
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1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"In general, diving accidents are overwhelmingly caused by human error rather than equipment failure. The probable causes of non-occupational diving ..."
2. Operation Desert Storm: Apache Helicopter Fratricide Incident edited by Barbara J. Cart, William E. McDaniel, E. Randy Stone (1997)
"We were unable to confirm whether the AN/APR-39A(V)1 systems were detecting friendly or enemy radar emissions. However, equipment failure was not a cause of ..."