What is a fault?
- an unattractive feature, especially in a person's character or a piece of work
- a weakness or failing
- responsibility for an accident or misfortune
- to criticize for inadequacies or mistakes
- a fracture in the crust of a planet or a moon, accompanied by a displacement of the crust along one side of the fracture
An electrical fault is where the electrical current goes where it is not intended to go. Usually this is the quickest and shortest return path to the electrical supply service. An electrical fault will trip breakers and blow fuses in the circuit as protection to stop the short circuit.
A Airport Lake Fault Zone Alamo Thrust Arrastre Canyon Narrows Fault Arroyo Parida Fault Arrowhead Fault Ash Hill Fault Avawatz Mountains Fault B Bailey Fault Baker Fault Banning Fault Baseline Fault Bicycle Lake Fault Big Mountain Fault Big Pine Fault Bitter Springs Fault Blackwater Fault Blake Ranch Fault Blue Cut Fault Bowen Ranch Fault Brawley Fault Zone Brawley Seismic Zone Breckenridge Fault Broadwell Lake Fault Brown Mountain Fault Buck Ridge Fault Buena Vista Fault Bullion…
only 1. fault plane- surface of a fault along which movement of rocks occurs. 2. thrust fault type of reverse fault- in which the fault plane is nearly horisontal rather than vertical. 3.strike slip fault- fault in which the rock on either saide of a fault olane slides horizontally 4.normal fault- fault i which the hanging wall moves down realtive tothe footwall.
There are a few different meanings to fault. The antonym of fault as a verb, meaning blame or criticize, is praise. The antonym of fault as a noun, as in a bad part of an argument, is asset. The antonym of fault, meaning imperfection, is perfection or beauty. The antonym of fault as a noun, as in mistake, or "my fault", is good or accuracy.