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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fail·ure /ˈfe(ə)ljɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fail·ure /ˈfe(ə)ljɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 誤失; 故障 FUR

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 故障前平均時間 MTTF

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 平均初次故障時間 MTTFF

From: Network Terminology

 故障 失效

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fail·ure n.
 1. Cessation of supply, or total defect; a failing; deficiency; as, failure of rain; failure of crops.
 2. Omission; nonperformance; as, the failure to keep a promise.
 3. Want of success; the state of having failed.
 4. Decay, or defect from decay; deterioration; as, the failure of memory or of sight.
 5. A becoming insolvent; bankruptcy; suspension of payment; as, failure in business.
 6. A failing; a slight fault. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
      2: an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the
         surprise party was a complete failure" [ant: success]
      3: lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a
         failure"; "that year there was a crop failure" [ant: success]
      4: a person with a record of failing; someone who loses
         consistently [syn: loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful
         person] [ant: achiever]
      5: an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return
         his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
      6: inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the
         company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led
         to the failure of many banks" [syn: bankruptcy]
      7: loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"