failsafe

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See also: fail-safe and fail safe

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

failsafe

  1. Alternative form of fail-safe

Noun[edit]

failsafe (plural failsafes)

  1. Alternative form of fail-safe
    • 2005, Norman C. Ellstrand, Dangerous Liaisons?: When Cultivated Plants Mate with Their Wild Relatives[1]:
      Each of the proposed failsafes may, in specific cases, be effective in slowing or preventing the introgression of alleles of concern from domesticated plants into natural populations.

Verb[edit]

failsafe (third-person singular simple present failsafes, present participle failsafing, simple past and past participle failsafed)

  1. Alternative form of fail-safe
    • 2013, Madeline Ashby, iD
      He was failsafing, too.