Definition of Defect. Meaning of Defect. Synonyms of Defect

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Definition of Defect

Defect
Defect De*fect", n. [L. defectus, fr. deficere, defectum, to desert, fail, be wanting; de- + facere to make, do. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Deficit.] 1. Want or absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; deficiency; -- opposed to superfluity. Errors have been corrected, and defects supplied. --Davies. 2. Failing; fault; imperfection, whether physical or moral; blemish; as, a defect in the ear or eye; a defect in timber or iron; a defect of memory or judgment. Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of every friend -- and every foe. --Pope. Among boys little tenderness is shown to personal defects. --Macaulay. Syn: Deficiency; imperfection; blemish. See Fault.
Defect
Defect De*fect", v. i. To fail; to become deficient. [Obs.] ``Defected honor.' --Warner.
Defect
Defect De*fect", v. t. To injure; to damage. ``None can my life defect.' [R.] --Troubles of Q. Elizabeth (1639).

Meaning of Defect from wikipedia

- to meet one of the desired specifications. Defect, defects or defected may also refer to: Angular defect, failure of some angles to add up to the expected...
- A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause. Birth defects may result in disabilities...
- In engineering, defect tracking is the process of tracking the logged defects in a product from beginning to closure (by inspection, testing, or recording...
- Crystallographic defects are interruptions of regular patterns in crystalline solids. They are common because positions of atoms or molecules at repeating...
- The Stafne defect (also termed Stafne's idiopathic bone cavity, Stafne bone cavity, Stafne bone cyst (misnomer), lingual mandibular salivary gland depression...
- property (both real estate and personal property or chattels) a latent defect is a fault in the property that could not have been discovered by a reasonably...
- A Schottky defect is an excitation of the site occupations in a crystal lattice leading to point defects named after Walter H. Schottky. In elemental...
- A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a defect in the ventricular septum, the wall dividing the left and right ventricles of the heart. The extent of the...
- A congenital heart defect (CHD), also known as a congenital heart anomaly and congenital heart disease, is a defect in the structure of the heart or great...
- product defect is any characteristic of a product which hinders its usability for the purpose for which it was designed and manufactured. Product defects arise...
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