DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

8 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·fect /ˈdiˌfɛkt, dɪˈ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·fect /ˈdɪˌfɛkt, dɪˈ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fect, v. i. To fail; to become deficient. [Obs.] Defected honor.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fect, v. t. To injure; to damage. “None can my life defect.” [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fect n.
 1. Want or absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; deficiency; -- opposed to superfluity.
    Errors have been corrected, and defects supplied.   --Davies.
 2. Failing; fault; imperfection, whether physical or moral; blemish; as, a defect in the ear or eye; a defect in timber or iron; a defect of memory or judgment.
 Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know,
 Make use of every friend -- and every foe.   --Pope.
    Among boys little tenderness is shown to personal defects.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Deficiency; imperfection; blemish. See Fault.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an imperfection in a bodily system; "visual defects"; "this
           device permits detection of defects in the lungs"
      2: a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an
         unfortunate defect of our lack of information" [syn: shortcoming]
      3: an imperfection in a device or machine; "if there are any
         defects you should send it back to the manufacturer" [syn:
          fault, flaw]
      4: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something
         (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish" [syn:
         blemish, mar]
      v : desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to
          join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers
          deserted Hitler's army, they were shot" [syn: desert]