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Definitions of defect:
  • noun:   a failing or deficiency
    Example: "That interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"
  • noun:   an imperfection in a bodily system
    Example: "Visual defects"
  • noun:   an imperfection in a device or machine
    Example: "If there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
  • noun:   a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
  • verb:   desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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