common fault


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Synonyms for common fault

an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall

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This configuration achieves cost savings by using the worldwide WAN as the primary alarm delivery and PBX access infrastructure: It also provides (a) a mechanism to continually monitor the data network for continuity from the PBX site to the customer's network operations center; (b) a dial up back up mechanism to insure delivery of alarms should there be a problem with the data facilities; (c) an in-band remote access capability to the PBX units; (d) a dial up remote access capability to the PBX units in the event the data-com network has problems; and (e) automated on-site fault correction for common fault conditions.
The aluminum provides good heat distribution, while the stainless steel functions at high temperatures without wear and tear (unlike many nonstick-finished woks), won't rust, and doesn't affect the colors or taste of foods--a common fault of standard cold-rolled-steel woks, which turn artichokes black and impart a metallic flavor to some foods.
This isn't very satisfying; if Schudson is unusually successful at keeping his work free of what he calls "the rhetoric of decline," he has done less well at avoiding the other most common fault of intellectuals, presenting a recommendation that is much weaker than the analysis that has led up to it.
Each of us was giving the other what we ourselves wanted to receive - a common fault among the well-intentioned.
Fastening the hinge side of the gate too tightly is a common fault, but if it's too loose it will be floppy.
A common fault by sufferers of insomnia is to lie awake worrying about how little sleep they are getting, which, in turn, makes it even harder to fall asleep.
A common fault among golfers is that they don't practice the short game as much as they do the long game.
The timing chain is supposed to last the life of the vehicle, not a mere 30,000 miles, but this seems to be a common fault.
Rather more representative is the cost of replacing the bushes in the front suspension, a common fault on both cars.
City housing chief John Lines (Cons, Bartley Green), pictured, said the most common fault, frozen pipes, hit the new condensing gas boilers, with 7,024 needing repair.
In our fault-check guides we pride ourselves on giving the consumer advice on each common fault - rather than just saying, "walk away".
QUENTIN SAYS: If you know your car is suffering from a common fault like this, make sure the service manager knows you know what you're talking about, and that you've done your research on the internet.
This is a common fault - especially on S4C They regularly use this letter (Garej; Cowbois ac Injuns) but they are not the only culprits.
The A330 plane also had a dodgy speedo, a common fault that maker Airbus had advised airlines to replace.
Lack of space in the back, a common fault in cars of this size, marks the Alfa down slightly.