Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
Other articles related to "failed":
... It failed to get enough votes for passage in the Oklahoma Senate ... The legislation failed in committee ...
... was filed against Panera Bread alleging Panera failed to disclose material adverse facts about the company's financial well-being, business ... that the company violated the California Labor Code, failed to pay overtime, failed to provide meal and rest periods, failed to pay employees upon termination, and violated ...
... Failboat or consignment of fail is a popular macro series, featuring images of cargo vessels tipping over or shedding cargo, with captions such as 'the failboat has arrived', or 'all aboard the failboat' ... The original vessel whose image was used was the MV Cougar Ace, although the Ital Florida, the MV Napoli and even the SS Normandy, sunk at her berth in New York harbour, have appeared ...
... poorly delivered or received with a resigned "all right." He also toyed with audiences that failed to respond in the way he had intended them to ...
... Ensign at his home race in 1978, but he failed to qualify ... year he also drove for the works Ensign team, and failed to qualify a RAM-entered Williams in the US ... He won the European Formula Two championship in 1981, but still failed to find a good seat at the highest level, and his F1 career petered out in 1982 with single ...
Famous quotes containing the word failed:
“Her cabined, ample spirit,
It fluttered and failed for breath.
Tonight it doth inherit
The vasty hall of death.”
—Matthew Arnold (18221888)
“Consul. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.”
—Ambrose Bierce (18421914)
“He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great. Failure is the true test of greatness. And if it be said, that continual success is a proof that a man wisely knows his powers,it is only to be added, that, in that case, he knows them to be small.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)