Definition of non-functioning in English:

non-functioning

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adjective

  • Not working or operating properly: there were problems with non-functioning lifts
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    • Today I disassembled a non-functioning VCR and harvested 63 small screws which will join the thousands of other small screws housed in little glass jars in my workshop.
    • Rather than greeting Monday morning with my usual combination of bleary eyes, splitting headache, non-functioning brain and general reluctance towards the whole idea of being in work, today has so far found me feeling almost lively.
    • We had a leak in one of the still non-functioning water-heaters.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody