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  1. fail-safe

    • IPA[ˈfāl ˌsāf]

    美式

    • adj.
      causing a piece of machinery or other mechanism to revert to a safe condition in the event of a breakdown or malfunction;unlikely or unable to fail
    • n.
      a system or plan that comes into operation in the event of something going wrong or that is there to prevent such an occurrence
    • noun: fail-safe, plural noun: fail-safes

    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. causing a piece of machinery or other mechanism to revert to a safe condition in the event of a breakdown or malfunction a forklift with a fail-safe device
    • unlikely or unable to fail the computer that runs the place is supposed to be fail-safe

    名詞

    • 1. a system or plan that comes into operation in the event of something going wrong or that is there to prevent such an occurrence the secondary safety system is indeed a fail-safe