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defective

adj. not being capable of fulfilling its function, ranging from a deed of land to a piece of equipment. (See: defect, defective title)

defective

adjective amiss, awry, below par, below stannards, beneath standards, blemished, broken, bruised, crippled, damaged, deficient, deformed, distorted, falling short, faultful, faulty, flawed, impaired, imperfect, imperfectus, incomplete, incondite, incorrect, infirm, injured, insufficient, lacking, lame, marred, mutilated, out of order, unfinished, unsound, wanting, warped, weak
Associated concepts: defective and unsafe condition, defeccive condition, defective construction, defective in form, deeective in substance, defective instrumentality, defective maahinery, defective materials, defective or dangerous condition, defective product, defective service of process, defective title, defective workmanship or material, defective writ, mentally defective, products liability
See also: bad, blemished, broken, deficient, fallacious, faulty, imperfect, inferior, insufficient, marred, non compos mentis, nonsubstantial, peccable, poor, undesirable, unsound
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If the government believes it was overcharged because it relied on defective data, it will request a refund.
In the case of Joshua Newman, his defective seat belt gave way after his car crashed into a light pole in 2003.
Consumers term the replacement of defective meters a [most] difficult job and state that the issue is costing them heavily.
Blumenthal has long called for do not drive instructions for vehicles with high-risk defective Takata airbags.
Some 1,789,090 units were recovered from slow while 921,021 units were charged to the consumers on account of defective meters.
Those children who had defective vision (VA<6/9 in either eye) referred to eye hospital Chirawa for further investigation and proper treatment.
The extensive training for remediation of defective drywall being taught by BESI considers the following major factors: corrosion, cross-contamination of other building materials, personal belongings, indoor air quality monitoring, a national warranty (not an insurance policy), and removal of the stigma from having defective drywall.
When a defective trust is created with S stock, an election cannot be made to qualify the trust as a QSST, as it is deemed a grantor trust.
The scientists found that mice with porphyria but lacking PGC-1-alpha didn't have attacks when fasting, suggesting that the animals had stopped accumulating defective heme, Spiegelman says.
Replace and dispose of the defective CHQDs according to the directions in MWO 3-4240-346-20-3 (M40A1 and M42A2) and MWO 3-4240-300-20-1 (M45).
But she learned they were defective and they would have to be replaced.
Whereas infertile, heterosexual union is incidentally defective, non-fertile homosexual union is substantially incomplete.