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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

[′dē‚fekt]
(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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In addition, ASD training is being provided, including on the job instruction by an experienced ASD captain.
In addition to our sports and activities, ASD sponsors service programmes and trips both locally and globally for children.
These results support the importance of monitoring younger siblings of children diagnosed with ASD for the emergence of ASD symptoms with routine developmental screening and surveillance, "as they may benefit from early intervention services," Dr.
The advisory team for the deal consisted of Andrew Millington and Michael Annis of Mazars (Midlands), and James Hayes of law firm Foster Baxter Cooksey (Wolverhampton) for Interpipe, and Andrew Davies of DLA Piper Gray Rudnick Cary (Leeds) for ASD.
Individuals with an ASD vary widely in abilities, intelligence and behaviors.
However, PACAF maintenance leadership believed that reducing ASD would have a negative effect (increase) on the CPFH for Kadena' s F-15 C/D fleet.
Located on Camp Zama about 25 miles west of Tokyo, ASD is an element of the U.
The selected agencies were using ASD for the full range of their human capital activities.
The result has been extremely rewarding, and ASD is now experiencing operational improvements few employees would have imagined just a few years ago.
The BC appeal court, in a 2-1 split, went further than the original court decision to include school age children with ASD.
Vetulus canis non facile assuescit loro, ASD, 1, 3: 201, lines 2464-65; 49, line 553).
Boys with ASD spent more time than did boys with TD playing video games (2.