verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for malfunction
He might have kept shooting, but his rifle had what police term “a malfunction of some sort.”
The Israeli army said it had been targeting perpetrators of the rocket attack and a malfunction might have caused the mishap.
If it's just a malfunction in one of the units, I can dump another one down there.The Thirst Quenchers|Rick Raphael
It sounds as though he was a willing worker, but I still can't see why his malfunction makes our marriage impossible.Droozle|Frank Banta
The malfunction was definitely in the auxiliary motor setup, he thought.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
Such conditions might cause the ignition system of a gasoline engine to malfunction.The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928|Robert B. Meyer
Naturally—it would have to follow its own solution, if there was no indication of malfunction.Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller