Malfunction meaning

măl-fŭngkshən
Malfunction is defined as to not work properly.

An example of malfunction is for a computer to stop working.

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To fail to function properly.
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The act or an instance of malfunctioning.
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To fail to function as it should.
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A failure to function properly.
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She told him the machine was poorly built, but they both knew that she was the one who had malfunctioned.

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The definition of a malfunction is something that does not work properly.

An example of a malfunction is a broken piece of equipment in a stereo system.

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Origin of malfunction

  • From mal- (“bad, incorrect") + function

    From Wiktionary