Definition of Fail-safe in English :
Define Fail-safe in English
Fail-safe meaning in English
Meaning of Fail-safe in English
Pronunciation of Fail-safe in English
Fail-safe pronunciation in English
Pronounce Fail-safe in Englishsee synonyms of fail-safe
a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction
guaranteed not to fail
Example Sentences:'a fail-safe recipe for cheese souffle'
eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction
Example Sentences:'a fail-safe device in a nuclear weapon to deactivate it automatically in the event of accident'
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