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Defect, defects, or defected may refer to: Geometry and physical sciences[edit]. Angular defect in geometry, a characteristic of a polyhedron; Crystallographic ...

Defect | Define Defect at Dictionary.com


Defect definition, a shortcoming, fault, or imperfection: a defect in an argument; a defect in a machine. See more.

Defect | Definition of Defect by Merriam-Webster


a physical problem that causes something to be less valuable, effective, healthy, etc. : something that causes weakness or failure. Source: Merriam-Webster's ...

defect Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary


2 days ago ... defect meaning, definition, what is defect: a fault or problem in something or someone that spoils that thing or person or causes it…

Defect - definition of defect by The Free Dictionary


An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency. See Synonyms at blemish. intr.v. (dĭ-fĕkt′) de·fect·ed, de·fect·ing, de· fects.

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Adjectives often used with "defect": major, minor, serious, cosmetic, functional, critical, fatal, basic, fundamental, main, primary, principal, radical, inherent ...

What is defect? definition and meaning - BusinessDictionary.com


Definition of defect: General: Frailty or shortcoming that prevents an item from being complete, desirable, effective, safe, or of merit, or makes it to malfunction or  ...

defect - definition of defect in English from the Oxford dictionary


Late Middle English (as a noun, influenced by Old French defect 'deficiency'): from Latin defectus, past participle of deficere 'desert or fail', from de- (expressing  ...

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May 20, 2016 ... CDC works to identify causes of birth defects and opportunities to prevent them. By applying a public health approach incorporating three ...

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A flaw in something is a defect. At certain stores you can buy clothes with slight defects. You have to be careful because the defect can be minor, like a missing ...

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