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1. normal

adjective. ['ˈnɔrməl'] conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal.

Synonyms

  • normalcy
  • average
  • regular
  • natural
  • mean
  • sane
  • typical
  • modal
  • standard
  • normality

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • abnormality
  • insane
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • normalis (Latin)
  • norma (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Normal Fault

  • renault
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  • basalt
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  • vault
  • sault
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  • mault
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  • kalt
  • halt
  • gault
  • galt
  • dault

Example sentences of the word normal-fault


1. Noun Phrase
When one piece of crust falls relative to another, this is a normal fault.

2. normal

noun. ['ˈnɔrməl'] something regarded as a normative example.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • practice
  • code of conduct
  • code of behavior
  • formula
  • universal
  • rule
  • mores

Antonyms

  • atypicality
  • unexpectedness
  • extraordinary
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • normalis (Latin)
  • norma (Latin)

3. normal

adjective. ['ˈnɔrməl'] forming a right angle.

Antonyms

  • oblique

Etymology

  • normalis (Latin)
  • norma (Latin)

4. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.

Synonyms

  • misestimation
  • slip
  • betise
  • mix-up
  • skip
  • bloomer
  • distortion
  • balls-up
  • slip-up
  • mess-up
  • misreckoning
  • oversight
  • nonachievement
  • folly
  • nonaccomplishment
  • boo-boo
  • ballup
  • miscalculation
  • blooper
  • renege
  • confusion
  • stupidity
  • smear
  • error
  • foul-up
  • offside
  • lapse
  • boner
  • smirch
  • fuckup
  • incursion
  • flub
  • parapraxis
  • cockup
  • botch
  • stain
  • foolishness
  • blunder
  • revoke
  • blot
  • spot
  • bungle
  • omission
  • pratfall
  • miscue
  • imbecility

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] an imperfection in an object or machine.

Synonyms

  • flaw
  • bug
  • imperfection
  • imperfectness
  • defect
  • glitch
  • blister

Antonyms

  • onside
  • recede
  • claim
  • begin

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. fault

verb. ['ˈfɔlt'] put or pin the blame on.

Synonyms

  • accuse
  • blame

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • cleanness
  • keep

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection.

Synonyms

  • demerit

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • intelligence

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other.

Synonyms

  • scissure
  • shift
  • fault line
  • geological fault
  • fissure
  • inclined fault
  • crevice
  • faulting
  • cleft
  • break
  • fracture
  • crack

Antonyms

  • correctness
  • rightness
  • goodness
  • good

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] responsibility for a bad situation or event.

Synonyms

  • responsibility

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • wisdom

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area).

Synonyms

  • serve
  • footfault
  • service

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • attend to
  • arrive
  • attend

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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