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At Fault

Describing a person or company that is legally liable for a situation. For example, if Joe trips Bob (deliberately or not) and Bob breaks his arm, Joe may be considered at fault and may be required to pay Bob's medical bills.
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Production practice has proved that rock bursts and microseism easily occur when mining in the vicinity of a fault (Alber et al.
These include Dhalian Fault, Shahdara Thrust, Manoor Fault, Nuhisarhota Fault, Godri Badshah-Kotli Fault, Chak Nasru Fault and Mandi Fault.
An intelligent fault diagnosis methodology should effectively assist the system operator in quickly and accurately locating fault.
Fault resistance of a typical earth fault is composed of three parts: arc resistance, resistance of intermediate fault path and the ground resistance.
New analyses of seismic data gathered during the 1906 quake, as well as field observations made soon thereafter, suggest that the San Andreas fault ruptured much more quickly than scientists had previously estimated.
Instead of drilling into an area of the fault where violent--but infrequent--quakes occur, researchers set up a drilling site on a remote ranch in Parkfield, California.
In the past, a transmission line fault would cause a trip, and the paper machines would shut down.
Beneath Los Angeles, a web of faults is moving in different directions and different rates, squeezed by the pressure of the Pacific tectonic plate pushing against the North American plate at the San Andreas Fault.
For example, that act provides that defendants determined to be less than 60% at fault are liable solely for damages proportionate to their percentage of fault, and not for any portion of harm done by any other entity.
Fault 2: When splicing two steel cord webs together, the splices can result in smaller or larger gaps between the wires and may not be acceptable to quality control.
The NEC Fault Tolerant Linux operating system was built on the 2.