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Fault Definition

(n.) Defect; want; lack; default.

(n.) Anything that fails, that is wanting, or that impairs excellence; a failing; a defect; a blemish.

(n.) A moral failing; a defect or dereliction from duty; a deviation from propriety; an offense less serious than a crime.

(n.) A dislocation of the strata of the vein.

(n.) In coal seams, coal rendered worthless by impurities in the seam; as, slate fault, dirt fault, etc.

(n.) A lost scent; act of losing the scent.

(n.) Failure to serve the ball into the proper court.

(v. t.) To charge with a fault; to accuse; to find fault with; to blame.

(v. t.) To interrupt the continuity of (rock strata) by displacement along a plane of fracture; -- chiefly used in the p. p.; as, the coal beds are badly faulted.

(v. i.) To err; to blunder, to commit a fault; to do wrong.