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failure

termination of the ability of an item to perform a required function

Note 1 to entry: After the failure the item is in fault condition.

Note 2 to entry: A failure is an event, as distinguished from a fault, which is a state.

Note 3 to entry: This concept as defined does not apply to items consisting of software only.

Publication date: 2020-12
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