defect

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Synonyms for defect

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

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a failing or deficiency

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an imperfection in an object or machine

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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Little consideration is given to the potential for the fact that "functionality" of the product may not be the only determinant of customer satisfaction nor is attention paid to whether external failure costs can become negative somewhere outside the bounds of a zero or positive defect rate.
This approach necessarily results in some positive defect rate being the optimum point where TQC is minimized.