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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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Her attorney claimed that her 1987 Honda Accord was defectively designed because it lacked an airbag, a technology that had at the time been effective and available for years.
1105 (1994); Little, The Place of Consumer Expectations in Products Strict Liability Actions for Defectively Designed Products, 61 Tenn.
The Offeror will continue to accept for payment all Shares (including ADSs) validly tendered (or defectively tendered, provided that such defect has been waived by the Offeror) during the Post-Closing Acceptance Period and shall pay for such Shares (including ADSs) as soon as reasonably possible and, in any event no later than on the 5th (fifth) Dutch Business Day following the last day of the Post-Closing Acceptance Period.
On the strict products liability claim, the court noted that in Maine, to determine whether a product is defectively dangerous, one balances the danger presented by the product against its utility.
During the past several years, understanding the evolutionary path of the insurance industry has been less important in many jurisdictions than the exigencies of fixing defectively built structures.
s vaginal-mesh sling wasn't defectively designed and the company properly warned about its health risks, a Massachusetts jury ruled in a second victory for the company in as many trials over the inserts.
PSEs are defectively performing due to government incompetency and appointments of corrupt and non-technical people and professionals.
For example, if the building's snow guards were defectively installed or had sections missing at the point from which the snow and ice fell to the street, the owner would still be liable even though the ice fell during the height of the storm.
By contrast, these changes develop defectively in preeclamptic woman and are also limited to decidual portion of spiral arterioles.
3:15), as their support for concealing the pronunciation of Y-H-V-H, in direct contradiction to what the plain meaning of Scripture seems to intend, pointing out that le-olam ("forever") is written defectively (without the vav for the vowel "o") and can be read as le-allem ("to conceal").
By the time of trial, the only remaining claim for the jury to decide was whether sulindac was defectively designed.
Padilla said she nullified their work papers because these were made with a defectively constituted personnel selection board (PSB), in violation of Section 80 of the LGC.