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Failure Mode - definition(s)

Failure mode - (1) The precipitating defect or mechanism that causes a failure. (2) The result or consequence of a failure or the manifestation of a failure. (3) The way in which a failure occurs and its impact on the normal process.

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Source: Larry English, External, 25-Jan-2009 13:22

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