fault tolerance

fault-tolerant ˈfault-ˌtolerant adjective COMPUTING
fault-tolerant computer/​machine a computer that continues working even if it has a fault or when there is a fault in a program
— fault tolerance noun [uncountable]

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fault tolerant UK US (also fault-tolerant) adjective
relating to a computer system that continues working even when there is something wrong with the hardware or software: »

a fault tolerant processing system

fault tolerance noun [U]

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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