Translation of "fault" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

fault

noun [ C ] (CRACK) 裂缝 uk us /fɒlt/ US  /fɑːlt/ specialized

a crack in the Earth's surface where the rock has divided into two parts which move against each other

(地表的)断层
Surveyors say the fault line is capable of generating a major earthquake once in a hundred years. 土地测量员称这种断层带能引发百年不遇的大地震。

(Translation of “fault noun (CRACK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)