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defective

[di′fek·tiv]
(science and technology)
An item or product which has at least one defect.
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We had identified the unhappy woman whom I had met in the night-time with Anne Catherick--we had made some advance, at least, towards connecting the probably defective condition of the poor creature's intellect with the peculiarity of her being dressed all in white, and with the continuance, in her maturer years, of her childish gratitude towards Mrs.
Maggie actually forgot that she had any special cause of sadness this morning, as she stood on a chair to look at a remarkable series of pictures representing the Prodigal Son in the costume of Sir Charles Grandison, except that, as might have been expected from his defective moral character, he had not, like that accomplished hero, the taste and strength of mind to dispense with a wig.
The defendant flooring-product-manufacturer marketed and sold the defective product as a "crack isolation" material.
Tenders are invited for Replacement Of Faulty/ Defective Mirror Light Fittings In 200 Nos Type Iv Qtrs At Gpra, Indira Nagar, Chennai 20.
com)-- The Building Envelope Science Institute (BESI) provides the most comprehensive training (to-date) for the inspection and remediation processes, offering a solution for the Defective (Chinese) Drywall crisis; the methodology is based on proven science and field experience.
Between October 2003 and September 2006, Mitsubishi received reports on six fire accidents and 33 cases in which some parts were melted due to defective air conditioner parts.
This is referred to as a defective trust, and causes the trust to be treated as a grantor trust.
In people with this condition, mutated enzymes lead to the manufacture of defective heme, an essential iron compound found in many proteins.
Defective coupling half quick disconnects (CHQD) for the M40A1, M42A2, and M45 masks are in the field.
CANYON COUNTRY - Defective home furnaces recalled by the U.
Except for some impediment, it is essentially conducive to life, and only incidentally defective.
If that's the case, the defective strain might be used to make a vaccine: Healthy people would be exposed to the defective virus so that they could produce antibodies, chemicals that would protect them from more dangerous HIV strains.