Simple Definition of malfunction
: to fail to function or work properly
Full Definition of malfunction
: to function imperfectly or badly : fail to operate normally
Examples of malfunction
A software problem is causing the system to malfunction.
First Known Use of malfunction
Medical Definition of malfunction
: to function imperfectly or badly : fail to operate in the normal or usual manner <malfunctioning kidneys>
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