malfunction

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mal·func·tion

(mal-fŭnk'shŭn),
Disordered, inadequate, or abnormal function.

mal·func·tion

(mal-fŭngk'shŭn)
Disordered, inadequate, or abnormal function.

mal·func·tion

(mal-fŭngk'shŭn)
Disordered, inadequate, or abnormal function.
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Caballero, however, did not quantify the number of malfunctioned VCMs.
Caption: Cover, especially cars, offer many choices for helping clear malfunctions with one hand.
Today, most pistol instructors advocate keeping the gun close to the body while clearing a malfunction. After all, a seamstress doesn't thread a needle with fully extended arms.
However, the reason why the problem has been reoccurring in the past two years is because people go to any garage or workshop when faced with cruise control malfunction.
Malfunction theory is being expanded in most jurisdictions, some in a very relaxed manner, to provide alternate ways in which plaintiffs may successfully bring a products liability case despite the lack of direct evidence of defect and/or causation due to factors such as destruction or loss of the product in question.
"The PCOS malfunctions reported today were widespread and had a major effect on the conduct of the elections," he lamented.
The other incident at the Yeonggwang plant saw an automatic reactor shutdown following the malfunction of a water supply pump, the spokesman said.
(2319 Monday GMT) after a warning signal indicated a malfunction in the control rod, which was used to control the rate of fission of nuclear materials.
The singer was referring to Janet Jackson's performance in 2004 where she accidentally flashed her breast, blaming it on a "wardrobe malfunction".
If malfunctions occur I'll keep shooting with ball ammunition.
"The malfunction occurred at the pipeline's section number 156 in Salah al-Din province," said a source from the Iraqi North Oil Company (NOC).
If QC is done on the first of the month and the system malfunctions on the next sample, that would be the worst case.