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Definitions and Synonyms of equipment failure | Another word for equipment failure | What is equipment failure?

Definition 1: a cessation of normal operation - [noun denoting event]

Samples where equipment failure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was a power breakdown

Synonyms for equipment failure in the sense of this definition

(equipment failure is a kind of ...) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

"the surprise party was a complete failure"

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) brakes fail to stop a vehicle

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) engine does not run

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) an explosion that fails to occur

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers)

"there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m."

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails

"the ice storm caused a power outage"

(... is a kind of equipment failure ) (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)

"it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it"

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