a Texan bulbous plant, Zephyranthes drummondii, of the amaryllis family, having a fragrant white flower, with a reddish outer surface, that blooms at night.
[feyl-seyf] /ˈfeɪlˌseɪf/ adjective 1. Electronics. pertaining to or noting a mechanism built into a system, as in an early warning system or a nuclear reactor, for insuring safety should the system fail to operate properly. 2. equipped with a secondary system that insures continued operation even if the primary system fails. 3. (sometimes initial capital […]
- Fairy penguin
noun 1. a small penguin, Eudyptula minor, with a bluish head and back, found on the Australian coast Also called little penguin, blue penguin, korora
reliability Automatically switching to a different, redundant system upon failure or abnormal termination of the currently active system. Failover can be applied to a cluster of servers, to network or storage components or any other set of redundant devices that must provide high availability because down-time would be expensive or inconvenient. It may be implemented […]
[fahyl, feyl; French fa-yuh] /faɪl, feɪl; French ˈfa yə/ noun 1. a soft, transversely ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or lightweight taffeta. /feɪl; French faj/ noun 1. a soft light ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or taffeta