fail-safe : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction
- s guaranteed not to fail
a fail-safe recipe for cheese souffle
- s eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction
a fail-safe device in a nuclear weapon to deactivate it automatically in the event of accident
- As whistle-blowers, these three became fail-safe systems that did not fail.
- Republican Senator Olympia Snowe, a key swing vote from Maine, has also spoken favorably about a triggered fail-safe.
- All the more reason to figure out quickly, before the next blow to the system, how to repair the fail-safe operations--in the boardrooms we trusted with our money, at the .
News & Articles
- The Medicaid vote that isn't happening: Thomas Suddes
A majority of Ohio legislators certainly would vote to expand Medicaid given a recent nonpartisan legislative commission finding that there's a fail-safe option allowing Ohio to change its mind later, but that's the very reason Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder is not letting the matter come to a vote, writes Thomas Suddes.
June 22, 2013 - The Sun Press
- VIDEO: ETX man dies in skydiving accident
A Zavalla skydiver fell to his death over the weekend when his secondary parachute failed to deploy. For some reason the victim wasn't using a chute with an automatic fail-safe. Promote to Mobile read more
June 18, 2013 - KETK 56 Tyler