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having a defect or defects

lacking an essential element

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having a defect

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markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior

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not working properly

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Computers equipped with the defective HDDs may malfunction if operated for a long time in high temperature and high humidity, the company said.
There is certainty, however, that defective trees have a higher potential for failure than normal trees.
In 1996, following a two-year investigation, the CPSC staff issued a statement saying that the Daisy Model 880 BB Gun was not defective:
In short, the very expensive, quite defective vehicle turned out to be what is commonly referred to in the automobile industry as a lemon.
Meanwhile, Sanyo announced that 13 workers involved in sales of the defective systems were given punishments on Monday, including salary cuts and work suspensions.
Last March, researchers at the University of Michigan inserted a defective gene linked to skin cancer into a mouse embryo.
This step identifies the type of return and the store sending back the defective merchandise.
This method is used when a defective sector is encountered during read/write operations.
Nor has it determined precisely which PC makers bought the defective motherboards and configured them with SDRAM rather than the higher-speed Rambus-DRAM, or RDRAM, that is typically paired with the 820 chips.
arrived at a diagnosis of defective consent solely by means of a telephone conversation with a tribunal judge ....
This opposes the view of moderate autonomism which admits that artworks can be morally defective and morally bad for that reason, but then goes on to say that the moral badness of a work can never count as an aesthetic defect.
"Corporations are dumping their dangerously defective products back into the market," says Rosemary Shahan, president of CARS.
The issue of destruction usually arises when the plaintiff destroys the allegedly defective product before the defendant has had an opportunity to examine it.
The part had not been consistently filling out in a 16-cavity mold, and despite 100% quality inspection, a small percentage (0.26%) of defective parts was slipping through undetected.
Defective genes can also pass along traits such as hearing loss or speech and language disorders.