major defect

major defect

[′mā·jər ′dē‚fekt]
(industrial engineering)
Defect which causes serious malfunctioning of a product.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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