malfunction
Pronunciation
  • (RP, America) IPA: /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/
Noun

malfunction (plural malfunctions)

  1. faulty functioning
  2. failure to function
Translations
  • French: défaut de fonctionnement
  • German: Fehlfunktion, Funktionsstörung
  • Italian: malfunzionamento
  • Portuguese: mau funcionamento, funcionamento defeituoso
  • Russian: неиспра́вность
  • Spanish: funcionamiento defectuoso, malfuncionamiento
Translations
  • French: défaut de fonctionnement
  • German: Fehlfunktion, Funktionsstörung
  • Italian: malfunzionamento
  • Portuguese: não-funcionamento
  • Russian: поло́мка
Verb

malfunction (malfunctions, present participle malfunctioning; past and past participle malfunctioned)

  1. to function improperly
    She told him the machine was poorly built, but they both knew that she was the one who had malfunctioned.
  2. to fail to function
Translations
  • German: nicht funktionieren
  • Russian: пло́хо рабо́тать
Translations
  • German: nicht funktionieren
  • Russian: не рабо́тать



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