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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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Sylvie was gentle in manners, intelligent in mind; she was even sincere, as far as her religion would permit her to be so, but her physical organization was defective; weak health stunted her growth and chilled her spirits, and then, destined as she was for the cloister, her whole soul was warped to a conventual bias, and in the tame, trained subjection of her manner, one read that she had already prepared herself for her future course of life, by giving up her independence of thought and action into the hands of some despotic confessor.
Amidst this assemblage of all that was insignificant and defective, much that was vicious and repulsive (by that last epithet many would have described the two or three stiff, silent, decently behaved, ill-dressed British girls), the sensible, sagacious, affable directress shone like a steady star over a marsh full of Jack-o'-lanthorns; profoundly aware of her superiority, she derived an inward bliss from that consciousness which sustained her under all the care and responsibility inseparable from her position; it kept her temper calm, her brow smooth, her manner tranquil.
The learning of this people is very defective, consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematics, wherein they must be allowed to excel.
Fujitsu said the defective HDDs use integrated circuits (IC) procured from foreign suppliers, in which defects were found at two to three times the standard ratio.
Camp staff that have had a hazard tree event usually makes statements such as -- "Go through camp and take care of every defective tree, we don't want any more accidents!" "One more accident, and parents won't send their kids here." And "We can plant other trees!"
CPSC's Compliance staff reportedly bases its recall demand on the evaluation that the loading mechanisms of the guns are defective and may "encourage needless undertaking of risk."
Squeeze cash out of the manufacturer of your defective vehicle
over a Sanyo subsidiary's sales of defective solar cell systems.
One promising solution: gene therapy--a medical procedure that injects a healthy gene into defective cells.
Seventeen JACKS Discount stores in the Midwest, owned by Penn-Daniels, all return their defective merchandise to a single 480,000 sq ft distribution center.
Book 2.0 defines two methods for replacing defective sectors with a good one.
announced that it would replace an estimated one million motherboards that have a defective memory translator hub (MTH) component that translates signals from SDRAM memory to the Intel 820 Chipset.