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Problems with machines

breakdown

noun

a situation in which a machine or vehicle stops working

bug

noun

a minor fault in a computer system or in a computer program

crash

noun

an occasion when a computer or a computer program suddenly stops working

failure

noun

a situation in which something such as a machine or an organ in your body stops working correctly

fault

noun

a problem with a machine or piece of equipment that stops it from working correctly

gremlin

noun

a small imaginary creature that people blame when they have problems with machines

jam

noun

an occasion when a machine does not work because something prevents its parts from moving

shutdown

noun

an occasion when a machine or factory stops working temporarily

trouble

noun

a problem affecting a machine or system that makes it not work as it should

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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