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Fault
fault line
fault plane
fault tolerance
Fault-finder
Fault-finding
fault-tolerant
Faulted
Faulter
faultfinder
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Faultily
Faultiness
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faultlessly
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Faun
fauna
faunal
faunal succession, law of
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Fauni
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Faulting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FAULT'ING, ppr. Accusing.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (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"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust" [syn: fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Faulting Fault"ing, n. (Geol.) The state or condition of being faulted; the process by which a fault is produced.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fault 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.




 


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