: to function imperfectly or badly : fail to operate normally
— malfunction noun
Examples of MALFUNCTION
- A software problem is causing the system to malfunction.
First Known Use of MALFUNCTION
mal·func·tion intransitive verb \(ˈ)mal-ˈfəŋ(k)-shən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: to function imperfectly or badly : fail to operate in the normal or usual manner <malfunctioning kidneys>
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