power failure

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Noun1.power failure - equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails; "the ice storm caused a power outage"
equipment failure, breakdown - a cessation of normal operation; "there was a power breakdown"
blackout - the failure of electric power for a general region
flame-out - the failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion
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If not managed and handled well, cases like these may put a patient at high risk such as bleeding, pump failure, clotting of blood," elaborated Dr Halawa.
In some industries, such as power generation, a pump failure may have to be rectified with a temporary solution until a scheduled outage, when the pump can be removed and repaired with a more robust solution.
To simulate a pump failure mode, the device that allows pressing of the valve seat directly on the running pump was used.
Pump failure at oil production facilities --be it in the Persian Gulf or the Mexican Gulf--are an occupational hazard, resulting in halted production and the loss of several thousand dollars of revenue and productivity for the business.
A backup vacuum pump can also be installed, allowing for continued operation during pump failure or maintenance.
Meanwhile, China's largest nuclear power producer announced that one of its plants in south China's Guangdong province was able to keep supervisors in the dark for over a year about a pump failure in March 2015.
And the team's young guns, Sandy Mitchell and Ciaran Haggerty, saw a dominant weekend shattered when their McLaren 570S GT4 ran out of fuel due to a pump failure.
The technology has been very well received by customers as it eliminates the need for on-site pump monitoring and provides early indications of pump failure and downtime," concluded Boucher.
This flexible tubing provides an extended pump life of 300 to 750 hr at 0 psi, reducing downtime due to pump failure.
However, the battle would end when the second-placed man Brodie Balfour from Kirkcaldy stopped on stage 11 with a fuel pump failure in his Toyota Aygo.
Herzig said Pump failure is a condition in which blood supply to vital organs is impaired that result in the reduced economy of the heart.