"faulting" in the noun sense
1. fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break
geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
"they built it right over a geological fault"
"he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
"faulting" in the verb sense
1. blame, fault
put or pin the blame on
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