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Definition of the noun malfunction
What does malfunction mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: malfunctions
- a failure to function normally
- lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
- more generic word: failure = an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
- more specific words:
Definition of the verb malfunction
What does malfunction mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: malfunctioned | malfunctioning | malfunctions
- fail to function or function improperly
- example: the coffee maker malfunctioned
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonym of malfunction: misfunction
- antonym of malfunction: function
- more generic terms: break / break down / conk out / die / fail / give out / give way / go / go bad = stop operating or functioning
- more specific word: jam = get stuck and immobilized
- "Malfunction" is a musical single of Mhonolink.
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Malfunction: A malfunction is a partial or total failure of a parachuting device to operate as intended. Malfunctions may require a skydiver to cut away his or her main parachute and deploy the reserve parachute.
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by Russell DiSilvestro
But a double malfunction occurs. The first malfunction is that A's button works for a moment, but then stops working: perhaps the physical barrier is magnetically activated, allowing the two key neurons to begin communicating with one another , ...
Physiological Psychology (2016)
An Introduction by Simon Green
The basic brain malfunction is an overactivity of dopamine pathways. Type II is characterized by negative...
by Nano McCaughan, Barry Palmer
A malfunction is a state of affairs that is agreed to be a hard problem: the washing machine has broken down, staff meetings are incapacitated by absentees. We know what it would be like for the washing machine to function properly or for the ...
Theories of Causality (2011)
From Antiquity to the Present by John Losee
We would be unwilling to say that the clock malfunction is a cause of Don's death. Moreover, there are various other events that might have ...
Analysis and Design, 2nd Edition by Turan Gonen
The protective equipment must protect people and power system apparatus from malfunctions, whether the malfunction is the result of an equipment failure, accidents, weather, or misoperations by the personnel involved. The most important ...
Implementing Supply Chain Principles by Ponis, Stavros
Malfunctioning and Software Bugs Technically defined, a malfunction is a partial or total failure of a device or application to operate as intended that might require an immediate action to stop damage while recovery is established. A software ...
Water & the Environment (1991)
an ecosystem unstressed by human uses; rather, the starting point is a disjointed system whose malfunction is the direct consequence of a pattern of socially imposed stresses over time. Traditional approaches, whether in research or ...
The Neurology of Autism (2009)
by Mary Coleman
A chronic syndrome associated with cerebellar malfunction is the cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome (CCAS) .
by Carol J. Buck
The malfunction is a complication and is reported with three codes—one to report the mechanical complication, one to report an underdose or overdose, and one to report the patient's type of diabetes mellitus. E10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus ...
Therapeutics in Cardiology (2012)
by Antonio Bayés de Luna, A. Betriu, G. Permanyer
Finally, another cause of sensing failure due to malfunction is an abnormally long generator refractory period.
by Carol J. Buck
The malfunction is a complication and is reported with three codes—one to report the mechanical complication, one to report an underdose or overdose, and one to report the patient's type of diabetes mellitus. Example UNDERDOSE T85.6- ...
An Integrated Approach to Security in the Organization, Second Edition by Jan Killmeyer
7Any unauthorized, deliberate action that damages or disrupts a computing system, alters its normal performance, or causes it to malfunction is a violation, regardless of system location or time duration. SECTION 2: ELECTRONIC MAIL ...
Training Soprano Voices (2000)
by Richard Miller
been able to minimize the effects of early vocal abuse, time lost in correcting ingrained malfunction is a serious impediment to later development. Those who deal with the classically trained singing voice are sometimes accused of elitism.
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
Malfunction, Hard Component malfunction that constitutes an imminent health risk.
Malfunction, Soft Component malfunction that can typically be corrected via M Macroscopic Macrostructure Magnetite Main Sewer Maintenance Maintenance ...
Definition of Terms and Concepts by Clifton A. Ericson, II
MALFUNCTION A malfunction ...
(and Related Subjects) - B&W by Kenneth L. Kosanke, Bonnie J. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert Winokur
Malfunction. K. L. Kosanke An earlier version appeared in American Fireworks News, No. 261,. Figure 1. Photos of a 5-inch Tiger Tail comet and a close-up of its product label. Table 1. Characteristics of Some “Tiger Tail” Comet Shells. In 2003 ...
by David Crolla
Malfunction determination area This performs diagnostics to check for any abnormalities in the ECU and the system, including outside the ECU. A warning light is illuminated and the driver is notified when an abnormality is detected.
Volume 28 - Supplement 13: AerosPate Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Tree Structures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
A particularly pesky class of computer failures is that which causes it to malfunction without producing obviously incorrect results. Many failures manifest themselves through a program "crash." A failure in the program counter, e.g., may cause ...
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Fort Wayne @ Southwest Michigan 062906
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- Fuel Malfunction
Continuous fuel crisis in Marsa Alam, believe it or not, this is the only working gas pump there!
Photo credit: Gigi Ibrahim
- Windows malfunction
Running the cash register software on Microsoft Windows is always risky, as it will freeze up from time to time. Such as here. The only solution is to cut the power to force a reboot.
Photo credit: Bernt Rostad
- Particle Malfunction
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- Malfunction Meaning
Video shows what malfunction means. faulty functioning. failure to function. Malfunction Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
- Malfunction routine Meaning
Video shows what malfunction routine means. Any program or subroutine responsible for troubleshooting problems. Malfunction routine Meaning. How to ...
- BMW Will not Unlock - Door Malfunction - Check Description for Solution
Update 2/20* The 'door lock actuator' was replaced to fix the problem. This should steer you in the right direction to solve the issue. Once you remove the door ...
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Scrabble value of M3A1L1F4U1N1C3T1I1O1N1
The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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