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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Explore methods for deriving failure rates from lower level FMEAs in the hierarchy.
Often, the first approach in analyzing a failure is optical microscopy.
White, middle-class businessmen dominate the pages of Born Losers, and their recorded stories of (and fears about) failure constitute the building blocks on which Sandage reconstructs both an expanding lexicon of American capitalism, as well as the formulaic plots, stock characters, and master narratives crafted to make sense of everyday experiences with failure.
Hemodialysis also appears to have an ototoxic effect, although in some cases it is difficult to make a sharp distinction between its effects and the effects of the renal failure itself.
An operational failure generally can be corrected by restoring the plan to the position it would have been in had the failure not occurred, including restoring the benefits and rights participants would have had.
In other words, the loss of a single component or complete site failure cannot cause applications to become unavailable.
We found that lower platelet count, higher leukocyte count, the presence of tubular cell casts in urine, quantitative hematuria and leukocyturia (Addis count), and nausea were significantly associated with severe acute renal failure (serum creatinine >620 [micro]mol/L) (Table 1).
Internal failure costs are costs that occur prior to delivery or shipment of the product (or the furnishing of a costs are costs that occur after delivery or shipment of the product (and during or after furnishing of a service) to the customer.
Sudden strenuous effort, too much sodium in the diet and sudden emotional upset can precipitate symptoms of heart failure.
This attitude is particularly evident when confidence has been shattered by continually experiencing failure in the classroom.
The major components and objectives of the Early Detection of Failure to Thrive program include:
6651(a)(1) and (2) and 6656(a), the Service imposes mandatory penalties for failure to file returns, pay taxes or deposit employment taxes in a government depository, unless a taxpayer can show that such failure was due to "reasonable cause" and not "willful neglect.