Synonym: blemish, deficiency, failing, fault, flaw, imperfection, shortcoming, weakness. Antonym: merit. Similar words: defeat, defend, defense, defeated, defender, deference, defensive, defendant. Meaning: ['diːfekt] n. 1. an imperfection in a bodily system 2. a failing or deficiency 3. an imperfection in a device or machine 4. a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body). v. desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army.
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2. A defect was found in the water-cooling/electrical circuit.
3. He was born with a hearing defect.
4. Near-sightedness is a visual defect.
5. He has an optical defect.
6. The defect detracts greatly from the value of the vase.
7. All R45 aircraft have been grounded, after a defect in the engine cooling system was discovered.
8. Stammering is probably an inherited defect.
9. She suffers from a heart/sight/speech defect.
10. This is a physical defect that cannot be cured.
11. He tried to defect to the West last year.
12. He has a congenital heart defect.
13. He strove manfully to overcome his speech defect.
14. The defect in the drainage must be remedied.
15. Cystic fibrosis is caused by a genetic defect.
16. It's a character defect in her that she can't ever accept that she's in the wrong.
17. The Tsarist system had suffered from a similar defect.
18. Ultimately, that defect prevents the heart from pumping well.
19. Furthermore any serious defect is seen and rejected.
20. Secondly, cigarette smoking might produce a local immunological defect.
21. Temptation to defect, 5 points.
22. Hooper documents a serious defect in this reasoning.
23. No one with any physical defect may serve as priest, though he may share in eating the offerings.
24. Most of people are looking forward the crystal-like love—pure without any defect. However the truth is most people are having the glass-like love.
25. Most of people are looking forward the crystal-like love-pure without any defect. However the truth is most people are having the glass-like love-same transparent but easily broken.
26. The new car had to be withdrawn from the market because of a mechanical defect.
27. The teacher should try to eliminate the possibility that the child has a hearing defect.
28. Half of all fetuses with the syndrome have a congenital heart defect.
29. For a child to be born with this disability indicates a defect in obstetric care.
30. Your sole and exclusive remedy in the event of a defect is expressly limited to replacement of the diskette as provided above.
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