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failings, plural;
  1. In default of; in the absence of
    • - she longed to be with him and, failing that, to be on her own
  1. A weakness, esp. in character; a shortcoming
    • - pride is a terrible failing

  1. a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
  2. below acceptable in performance; "received failing grades"
  3. failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"
  4. (failure) an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
  5. (failure) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure"
  6. (failure) a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
  7. Failure refers to the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. ...
  8. (Failure (Assemblage 23 album)) Failure is Assemblage 23's second album, released through Gashed! and, later, Metropolis Records in 2001. The album contains many energetic EBM songs lead by emotionally charged lyrics . ...
  9. (Failure (band)) Failure was an American rock band (often also classified as alternative rock and/or space rock) that was active from 1990 to 1997, during which they recorded and released three critically-acclaimed albums. ...
  10. (Failure (King Missile album)) Failure is the seventh album by avant-garde band King Missile, and the band's first in its incarnation as "King Missile III." It was released on September 15, 1998.
  11. (Failure (material)) Structural failure refers to loss of the load-carrying capacity of a component or member within a structure or of the structure itself. Structural failure is initiated when the material is stressed to its strength limit, thus causing fracture or excessive deformations. ...
  12. (Failure (song)) Failure is a song by the Alternative metal band Sevendust from their fifth studio album Next and was released as second single in 2006.
  13. Weakness; defect; if the preferred or prior option is not possible
  14. (FAILED) Something that no longer functions as designed or intended.
  15. (Failed) (Plus more rarely failed-removed) A wanna-build state
  16. (Failed) The job did not complete successfully;
  17. (Failed) TreasuryPoint did not receive the wire in the required time. Trades to be covered by this wire will also be marked as failed.
  18. (Failed) a Service encountered an error and didn’t complete the requested function, returning error to the requestor.
  19. (Failure) an item of equipment has suffered a failure when it is no longer capable of fulfilling one or more of its intended functions. Note that an item does not need to be completely unable to function to have suffered a failure. ...
  20. (failure) Deviation of the component or system from its expected delivery, service or result.
  21. (Failure) The event, or inoperable state, in which any item or part of an item does not, or would not, perform as previously specified.
  22. (failure) The inability of a system or component to perform its required functions within specified performance requirements. ...
  23. (Failure) The point in an exercise when you are so fatigued your working muscles can no longer complete an additional repetition of a movement with strict biomechanics (correct form).
  24. (Failure) event in which a component of the package does not perform one or more of its required functions within the specified limits under specified conditions (ref. ISO 11607: 2003(E)).
  25. (Failure) An incident resulting in the uncontrolled release of water from a dam. Destroyed and made useless, ceases to function as a dam. More severe and hazardous than a breach. See dam failure.