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Overview of noun defect

The noun defect has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (2) defect

(an imperfection in a bodily system; "visual defects"; "this device permits detection of defects in the lungs")

2. (2) defect, shortcoming

(a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information")

3. (1) defect, fault, flaw

(an imperfection in an object or machine; "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer")

4. (1) blemish, defect, mar

(a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish")

Overview of verb defect

The verb defect has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. defect, desert

(desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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