commit+a+fault

  • 1 commit a fault — index offend (violate the law) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 fault — [fôlt] n. [ME faute < OFr faulte, a lack < VL * fallita < * fallitus, for L falsus: see FALSE] 1. Obs. failure to have or do what is required; lack 2. something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Fault — Fault, v. i. To err; to blunder, to commit a fault; to do wrong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If after Samuel s death the people had asked of God a king, they had not faulted. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 fault — /fawlt/, n. 1. a defect or imperfection; flaw; failing: a fault in the brakes; a fault in one s character. 2. responsibility for failure or a wrongful act: It is my fault that we have not finished. 3. an error or mistake: a fault in addition. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 5 fault — n. & v. n. 1 a defect or imperfection of character or of structure, appearance, etc. 2 a break or other defect in an electric circuit. 3 a transgression, offence, or thing wrongly done. 4 a Tennis etc. a service of the ball not in accordance with …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 fault — I. noun Etymology: Middle English faute, falte, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *fallita, from feminine of fallitus, past participle of Latin fallere to deceive, disappoint Date: 13th century 1. obsolete lack 2. a. weakness, failing;… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 fault — /fɔlt / (say fawlt), /fɒlt / (say folt) noun 1. a defect or imperfection; a flaw; a failing. 2. an error or mistake. 3. a misdeed or transgression. 4. Sport an infringement of the rules which results in a warning or a penalty. 5. delinquency;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 fault — [[t]fɔlt[/t]] n. 1) a defect or imperfection; flaw; failing 2) responsibility for failure or a wrongful act 3) an error or mistake 4) a misdeed or transgression 5) spo (in tennis, handball, etc.) a) a ball that when served does not land in the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 Fault — Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for fault of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 fault plane — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Commit — Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; used with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Fault injection — In software testing, fault injection is a technique for improving the coverage of a test by introducing faults in order to test code paths, in particular error handling code paths, that might otherwise rarely be followed. It is often used with… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 Commit charge — In computing, commit charge is a term used in Microsoft Windows operating systems to describe the total amount of pageable virtual address space for which no backing store is assigned other than the pagefile. On systems with a pagefile, it may be …

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  • 14 Fault (legal) — The meaning of fault Different forms of liability employ different notions of fault, in some there is no need to prove fault. Fault basically refers to legal blameworthiness and responsibility in each area of law. It refers to both the Actus Reus …

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  • 15 At fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 dip fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 gravity fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 horizontal fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 normal fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 oblique fault — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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