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defective

 [de-fek´tiv]
1. imperfect.
2. a person lacking in some physical, mental, or moral quality.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

defective

[difek′tiv]
Etymology: L, defectus, a failing
pertaining to something that is imperfect, or, as in an outdated term, to an individual who may be suffering from any disorder.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv)
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv)
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

Patient discussion about defective

Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

Q. why does ADHD make kind of an hype to children? is it a nerve defect?

A. it's a complex interaction among genetic and environmental factors causing a disorder in the central nervous system. a study showed a delay in development of certain brain structures n the frontal cortex and temporal lobe, which are believed to be responsible for the ability to control and focus thinking.

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The statistical procedure for dividing the array of technological control data into a deterministic (trend) and random component (statistical error of the technological process) was developed and used in the organization of technological control of the defectiveness of a double-insulated cable with polyimide copolymers.
114) The Supreme Court of Alabama stated that a plaintiff is required to establish defectiveness "by proving that a safer, practical, alternative design was available to the manufacturer at the time it manufactured the allegedly defective product.
20) In jurisdictions that purport to define defectiveness based on whether the product was "in a condition not contemplated by the ultimate consumer" there is less analytical space for a reasonable alternative design to operate.
The domain of disconnection/rejection included the schemas of abandonment, mistrust, emotional deprivation, and defectiveness.
1 to 10 defectiveness points, the whole ED state is evaluated by the same point.
Score ranges for each schema domain (and each early maladaptive schema) are: disconnection & rejection, 0-408 (emotional deprivation [0-54]; abandonment [0-102], mistrust/abuse [0-102], social isolation [0-60], and defectiveness [0-90]); impaired autonomy and performance, 0-282 (failure [0-54], dependence [0-90], vulnerability [0-72], and enmeshment [0-66]); other directedness, 0-246(subjugation [0-60], self-sacrifice [0-102], and approval-seeking [0-84]); impaired limits, 0-156 (entitlement [0-66] and insufficient self-control [0-90]); and overvigilence and inhibition, 0-306 (emotional inhibition [0-54], unrelenting standards [0-96], negativity/pessimism [0-66], and punitiveness [0-90]) (Young & Brown 2003; Young et al.
For instance, from the angle of the conformity of products warranties, the consumer has the legal duty of addressing the professional vendor during a maximum period of two months since the manifestation of defectiveness, while upon the vendor's shoulders lays the burden of remediation in a 'reasonable' period of time (13), each party's failure to compel with the legal conditions or duties being a source of legal responsibility.
How could courts apply the defectiveness test to the rebuilding clause to determine whether it has the two purposes I have hypothesized, or only the one purpose that Schwarcz identified?
2002) "Repairing innovation defectiveness in tourism".
Indeed, the myth of the lack of agency is based on the concept of abnormality and defectiveness (Rice et al.
Instead, the requirement that the decomposition effect over a CP hold of embedded wh-interrogatives too is satisfied by some defectiveness in the relational matrix between [V[v]] and [C].
The law of identity sometimes holds sufficiently for practical purposes, in spite of its structural defectiveness.