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General Science

  • noun a predefined course of action or value that is assumed unless a conscious decision is taken to alter it

Computing

  • adjective a predefined course of action or value that is assumed unless the operator alters it

Construction

  • An omission of, or failure to perform, a contractual duty.

Electronics

  • A setting of a component, device, piece of equipment, or system which is automatically selected if a user chooses no alternative.

Law

  • noun a failure to do something which is required by law, such as a failure to carry out the terms of a contract, especially a failure to pay back a debt
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