verb (used without object)
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It then spent another five working out the right composition and manufacturing process to prevent defects and dendrites.Novel lithium-metal batteries will drive the switch to electric cars|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Under the law, defects or recalls that affect vehicle emissions equipment have to be reported to the Environmental Protection Agency.Toyota fined $180 million for 10 years of noncompliance with EPA regs|Jonathan M. Gitlin|January 15, 2021|Ars Technica
Toyota settled a lengthy Justice Department civil probe into its delayed filing of emissions-related defect reports for $180 million, the government said Thursday.
On new windows, manufacturers offer warranties against cloudiness and other defects that stretch for many years, so it might be worth digging out the paperwork for your windows, if you still have it.Cloudy double-pane windows are to be expected with time|Jeanne Huber|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
She has made a name for herself internationally with her work on reproductive defects.
These big paydays have incentivized a record number of Cuban players to defect.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Preliminary results performed by Italian authorities “have not detected any manufacturing defect,” she added.
I think we are empowering refugees and there will be many more people like me who defect.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After clashing with coach Victor Tikhonov, a KGB-installed tyrant, he chose to challenge the government and defect to the NHL.Putin’s Hockey Pal Tells All: Slava Fetisov on ‘Red Army,’ Soviet Nostalgia, and What Drives Putin|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Michele Bachmann claimed in 2011 that a supporter had been bribed to defect to Ron Paul, observers rolled their eyes.
In spite of this acknowledged defect, many of the best players in this country regard it as a legitimate and helpful device.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.
A note that is payable on a contingency is not negotiable, and the happening of the event does not cure the defect.
Even then, if the buyer has examined the goods and has discovered a defect, there is no warranty.
This reading means—'I knew in her no other defect'; which, as no defect has been mentioned, seems inconsistent.