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Fault may refer to:

  • Fault (geology), planar rock fractures which show evidence of relative movement
  • Fault (dog), in dog breeding, is an undesirable aspect of structure or appearance that indicates the dog should not be bred
  • Fault (legal), in criminal law, one must determine fault in a crime
  • Fault (technology), an abnormal condition or defect at the component, equipment, or sub-system level which may lead to a failure
  • Fault (tennis), a serve that fails to place a tennis ball in the correct area of play
  • Fault (power engineering), an unintended electrical connection, a "short circuit", of several kinds
  • Fault (computing), a type of interrupt in software or operating systems
  • A penalty in show jumping applied in scoring horse and rider performance

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