defective track

defective track

[di′fek·tiv ′trak]
(computer science)
Any circular path on the surface of a magnetic disk which is detected by the system as unable to accept one or more bits of data.
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The Governor, Chairman Lhota and Senior Vice President Librera also viewed segments of previously defective track that has been removed and replaced as part of the Subway Action Plan.
The moral aspect, however, has much to do with the post-Revolution developments associated with a defective track that has caused frustration and brought the worst out of the people.
John Slater, one of Britain's leading authorities on trains and railways, said defective track or a cracked wheel combined with the train's high speed could have caused the disaster.
The coalition also seeks to require railroads to repair defective track (the cause of the Alberton disaster), and is calling for a phase-out of industrial chlorine use.
In addition, the government launched a $15 billion safety overhaul in February after the surge in accidents blamed on defective tracks. But in June, Reuters reported that the overhaul was facing delays as the state steel company could not meet demand for new rails.
According to him, the defective tracks are one of the reasons for recent operational glitches hounding the trains.
They instantly create silver or nickel conductive tracks on rigid or flexible circuit boards in the prototyping, rework and repair of boards (or flex circuits) where they enable linking of components, repair of defective tracks and production of smooth jumpers.