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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. fault: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. fault: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. fault: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. fault: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. fault, fault: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. fault: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Fault, fault: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. fault: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Fault: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. fault: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. fault: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. fault: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. fault: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. fault (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Fault, fault: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. fault: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. fault: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Fault(geology), Fault (computing), Fault (disambiguation), Fault (dog), Fault (electric), Fault (geology), Fault (legal), Fault (seismology), Fault (technology), Fault (tennis), Fault (wine), Fault: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Fault: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. fault: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. fault: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. fault: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. fault: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Fault, Fault: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. Fault: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. fault: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. fault: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. fault: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. fault: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. fault: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. fault: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Fault: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. fault: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Fault: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. fault: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. Fault: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  6. FAULT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. Fault (computing), fault: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. fault: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. fault: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. fault: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. fault: Computer Telephony & Electronics Dictionary and Glossary [home, info]
  4. Fault (computing), Fault (geology), fault: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fault: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fault: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Fault: Glossary of Earthquake and Related Terminology [home, info]
  2. fault: Earthquake Image Glossary [home, info]
  3. Fault: Field Trip to Mars [home, info]
  4. fault: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  5. fault: Dictionary of Geology [home, info]
  6. fault: Natural History Terms [home, info]
  7. fault: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Fault: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Fault: Croquet [home, info]
  2. Fault: Tennis Glossary [home, info]
  3. Fault: Squash Glossary [home, info]
  4. Fault, fault, fault: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  6. Fault: Inter Badminton [home, info]
  7. Fault: Sports Definitions [home, info]
  8. Fault: Badminton Terms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Fault: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Fault: Building pathology glossary [home, info]
  3. Fault: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  4. FAULT: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  5. fault: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  6. FAULT: Space and Electronic Warfare Lexicon [home, info]
  7. FAULT: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (fault)

noun:  (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) ("He served too many double faults")
noun:  responsibility for a bad situation or event ("It was John's fault")
noun:  (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")
noun:  (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other ("They built it right over a geological fault")
noun:  the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection ("He knew his own faults much better than she did")
noun:  an imperfection in a device or machine
noun:  a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention ("I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")
verb:  put or pin the blame on

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Phrases that include fault:   double fault, thrust fault, to a fault, common fault, denali fault, more...

Words similar to fault:   blame, break, defect, demerit, error, faulted, faulting, flaw, fracture, mistake, fault line, geological fault, more...

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