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fail-safe operation
Operation that ensures that a failure of equipment, process, or system does not propagate beyond the immediate environs of the failing entity. 2. A control operation or function that prevents improper system functioning or catastrophic degradation in the event of circuit malfunction or operator error.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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