Block Fault

Science / Geology / Block Fault: A structure formed when the crust is divided into blocks of different elevation by a set of normal faults.

Other Words for Block

Block Noun Synonyms: piece, chunk, hunk, lump, slab, stump, brick, cube
Block Verb Synonyms: obstruct, close off, barricade, bar, shut off, hinder, hamper, balk, impede, prevent
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Other Words for Fault

Fault Noun Synonyms: mistake, error, blunder, lapse, failure, offence, oversight, slip(-up), indiscretion, gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, boner, howler, goof, boo-boo, boob
Fault Adjective Synonyms: imperfection, flaw, defect, blemish, deficiency, shortcoming, failing, weakness, frailty, foible, peccadillo
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General Protection Fault

Technology / Computers / General Protection Fault: GPF, short for General Protection Fault, is a computer condition that causes a Windows application to crash. The most common cause of a GPF is two applications trying to use the same block of memory, MORE

Foot Fault

Entertainment / Tennis / Foot Fault: When a player, during the serve, steps on or over the baseline into the court before striking the ball, which results in a service fault. A foot fault may also occur when the player steps on or across MORE

Fire Block

Business / Construction / Fire Block: Short horizontal members sometimes nailed between studs, usually about halfway up a wall. See also 'Fire stop'. MORE

Fault-Block Mountain

Science / Geology / Fault-Block Mountain: A mountain or range formed as a horst when it was elevated between parallel normal faults. MORE

Ground Fault

Business / Construction / Ground Fault: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI, GFI) - an ultra sensitive plug designed to shut off all electric current. Used in bathrooms, kitchens, exterior waterproof outlets, garage outlets, and 'wet are MORE

Johannson Blocks (Jo Blocks)

Business / Machine Shop / Johannson Blocks (Jo Blocks): Common term for the precision gage blocks used and accepted as dimensional standards by machinists, toolmakers and inspectors. MORE

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