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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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Most frequent CNS disorders reported were Microcephaly (small head), Cerebral Palsy, Chiari Malformation (a structural defect of the brain) and Absent or Thin Corpus Callosum (the band connecting the two halves of the brain), The most frequent Craniofacial Defects included Low Set Ears, Partial Hearing Loss, Abnormal Teeth and Abnormal Facial Structure.
Most operations count each component lead as a defect opportunity and the component itself as one defect opportunity.
Subtle defects of only a few millimeters can mean the difference between a satisfied and unsatisfied patient.
In order to arrive at this conclusion, the company used two main analytical techniques to examine the defect region, including optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy, coupled with energy dispersive spectroscopy.
The unsatisfactory nature of the existing theories led to a new theory that better explains the characteristics of the formation of the defect and offers additional routes for the prevention of the problem.
Hearing loss in PDS is prelingual and, in at least 80% of patients, is associated with structural defects of the inner ear, including a dilatation of the vestibular aqueduct and the Mondini defect of the cochlea (Johnsen et al.
The new model allows line width data to yield separate information about damping and non-uniformity, and for some data sets, limits may be placed on the defect sizes, thus allowing much better characterization of magnetic recording media, heads, and other devices designed for GHz applications.
Some customers will reject an entire shipment of rolls after finding defects in the first roll, even if the others are defect free.
0 introduced some subtle changes to the defect management scheme of Book 1.
The correction should restore current and former participants or beneficiaries (as well as the plan) to the position they would have been in had the defect not occurred.
At the same time, CCD advocates do acknowledge some applications where line speeds and stringent defect requirements rule out a camera-based system.
Four metalcasting facilities were faced with inclusion defect problems in their castings.
A small amount of brain tissue extended through the defect.
The component projects must share a common central theme, focus, or objective on a specific developmental defect or malformation that is genotypically, mechanistically, biologically, or phenotypically analogous or homologous in both animal models and humans.