Fail may refer to any of the following:
1. Fail describes an issue with the computer that makes it not function properly. For example, when a hard drive fails, it prevents the computer from being able to boot.
See the error definition for a listing of errors and failures.
2. In online gaming and on the Internet, fail is a term used when someone does something stupid, makes a mistake, or is unsuccessful at something. The picture below is an example of a fail picture that shows a laptop in a dishwasher. Obviously, this action would destroy the laptop. Searching for "fail images" or "fail videos" returns millions of other examples.