verb (used without object)
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Down syndrome is a well-known developmental disability, and Janine was born with a heart defect often associated with the genetic condition.People with Developmental Disabilities Were Promised Help. Instead, They Face Delays and Denials.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star, with data analysis by Alex Devoid, Arizona Daily Star|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
The angle at which the blade approaches the hair and the presence of defects in the steel’s heterogeneous microstructure also play a role.
Pulling the cured latex from the moldI dust the inside of the mold with talcum powder to ensure that the latex does not fall over and stick to itself creating a permanent defect on the casting.
It’s been collaboratively maintained by many people over time, and it has known defects due to its long history.
When pulses of light are fired into the fibers’ ends, defects in the glass reflect the light back to its source.This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges|Science News Staff|September 30, 2020|Science News
After Olympic boxer Guillermo Rigondeux defected, his family suffered a form of domestic exile.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1992 Dostum “defected” to the side of the mujahedin and joined in the battle to take Kabul and oust Najibullah.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But whether they are Russian, or former or defected Ukrainian military, is in some ways beside the point.Russia’s Gunmen in East Ukraine Double Down on Mayhem|Jamie Dettmer|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is also possible that some defected to join groups less well known to the police.
Oswald was a left-wing autodidact who had defected to the Soviet Union.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To tell you the truth, after he defected to Russia and went there to live and everything, I just let it go out the window.
It is my205 recollection that you said when he defected to the Soviet Union, you then thought he was an American agent.
That was our first intimation that this man had defected, when we read it in a newspaper article.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He must have had a real responsible position, if Lee defected to Russia, and all the systems had to be changed.
I got the impression he was a bitter man because, I imagine when he defected to Russia, it was comedown.