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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word fail-safe:
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General dictionaries General (24 matching dictionaries)
  1. fail-safe: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. fail-safe: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. fail-safe: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. fail-safe, fail-safe: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. fail-safe: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. fail-safe: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Fail-Safe, Fail-safe, fail-safe: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. fail-safe: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. fail-safe: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. fail-safe: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. fail-safe: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. fail-safe: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. fail-safe: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. fail-safe: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. fail-safe: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Fail-safe: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. fail-safe: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. fail-safe: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. fail-safe: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  20. fail-safe: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  21. fail-safe: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. fail-safe: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Fail-Safe: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. fail-safe: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. fail-safe: Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary [home, info]
  2. fail-safe: Hacking Lexicon [home, info]
  3. fail-safe: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fail-safe: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. fail-safe: Chapters in the Sky [home, info]
  2. FAIL-SAFE: Space and Electronic Warfare Lexicon [home, info]

(Note: See fail-safes for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (fail-safe)

adjective:  eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction ("A fail-safe device in a nuclear weapon to deactivate it automatically in the event of accident")
adjective:  guaranteed not to fail ("A fail-safe recipe for cheese souffle")

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