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Synonyms for fault

Synonyms for fault

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

responsibility for an error or crime

to find fault with

Synonyms for fault

an imperfection in an object or machine

the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)

responsibility for a bad situation or event

(sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)

put or pin the blame on

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The current levels of erosion demonstrate that horizontal translation can be constrained to a minimum of 8 km of movement, but the brittle nature of the deformation textures in the rocks of the fault planes indicate that all horizontal translation occurred under nonmetamorphic conditions.
The resistance to the sliding in the fault planes follows the Navier-Coulomb law, it means that there is a cohesive and fractional resistance in the rock.
However, at the contact between this deformed sedimentary unit and the adjacent lava flow, well developed NNE-striking brittle sinistral fault planes plastered with calcite slickenfibers can be observed (Fig.
Yet the Macquarie ridge also generates smaller quakes along dipping fault planes.
The breccias are consistently found within 40-50 metres of the main fault plane and appear to dip approximately 55-65 degrees to the northwest so that the core lengths intersected approximate true widths.
Fault outline generation - automatic calculation of horizon and fault plane intersections for streamlining map generation
1 in Winkler County, Texas, that the well has reached 10,600 feet and directional tools are on bottom drilling at 20 degrees along the fault plane.
By integrating 2D/3D model construction, visualization and analysis, ShapesProspector produces fast PC renderings of complex surfaces and volumes; accurate horizon construction, contouring and cross-sectioning; easy-to-use fault plane construction and fault networking tools; and real-time updates between 2D and 3D views for accurate geometric modeling immediately in 3D.
The Hana-4 and Hana-5 wells were successfully drilled along the fault plane defining the western edge of the reservoir.
By integrating 2-D/3-D model construction, visualization and analysis, ShapesProspector produces fast PC renderings of complex surfaces and volumes, accurate horizon construction, contouring and cross-sectioning, easy-to-use fault plane construction and fault networking tools, and real-time updates between 2-D and 3-D views for accurate geometric modeling immediately in 3-D.