Definition of Equipment failure

1. Noun. A cessation of normal operation. "There was a power breakdown"

Exact synonyms: 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equipment Failure

equipartition
equipartitioned
equipartitioning
equipartitionings
equipartitions
equipe
equipedal
equipendency
equipes
equiphasic complex
equipluve
equipment
equipment and supplies
equipment casualty
equipment contamination
equipment failure (current term)
equipment failure analysis
equipment reuse
equipment safety
equipmentman
equipmentmen
equipments
equipoise
equipoised
equipoises
equipoising
equipollence
equipollences
equipollent
equipollently

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 ..."

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