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Hoxa - Fault V.

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Hoxa is a Xitsonga word meaning "Fault" in English.
Same spellings: Hoxa - Throw

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HomonymsHoxa - Throw

Definition of fault
- Fault n
- Responsibility for a bad situation or event; "it was John's fault"
- (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault" [syn: {geological fault}, {shift}, {fracture}, {break}]
- The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection; "they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel"; "he knew his own faults much better than she did" [syn: {demerit}] [ant: {merit}]
- A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults" [syn: {mistake}, {error}]
- An imperfection in a device or machine; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer" [syn: {defect}, {flaw}]
- (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area); "he served too many double faults"
- (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.); "it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it" v : put or pin the blame on [syn: {blame}] [ant: {absolve}]
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