Fault v. t. [imp. & p. p. Faulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Faulting.]
1. To charge with a fault; to accuse; to find fault with; to blame. [Obs.]
For that I will not fault thee. --Old Song.
2. Geol. 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.
Fault·ing, n. Geol. The state or condition of being faulted; the process by which a fault is produced.