Examples of faulty in a Sentence
the cause of the plane crash was traced to faulty wiring
Recent Examples of faulty from the Web
Capital funding for public housing would be slashed by a whopping 68 percent — this, after years of cuts that, in New York alone, had left public-housing projects with rampant mold, broken elevators, and faulty boilers.
Just two children with Down syndrome are born in Iceland each year, often as the result of faulty testing.
Dozens of automakers issued recalls, including Nissan, which, when all was said and done, recalled 4.4 million cars because of faulty Takata air bag inflators.
That could require proof the utility gave regulators faulty information.
Prosecutors ultimately saw the case unravel, and Fawn Cox’s murder stood as an early example of DNA testing that produced inconclusive if not faulty results.
The lawsuit alleges that nine handgun models had a faulty design allowing the pistols to inadvertently fire when dropped or to be discharged when the safety feature is on.
The moves are the latest twist in a decade-long drama that saw Takata’s faulty air-bag inflators linked to at least 17 deaths and at the center of the auto industry’s largest recall in history.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from four high-rises in north London after inspectors found fire-safety problems, including faulty fire doors.
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First Known Use of faulty
Synonymsamiss, bad, defective, flawed, imperfect, on the blink
Antonymsfaultless, flawless, impeccable, perfect
Related Wordsfallible; blemished, broken, crippled, damaged, defaced, disfigured, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, marred, spoiled, vitiated; deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, wanting
Near Antonymscomplete, entire, intact, whole; unblemished, undamaged, unimpaired, unspoiled
FAULTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of faulty for English Language Learners
: having a mistake, fault, or weakness
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