structural defect

A condition in the structure itself which renders it not reasonably safe for the use for which it was intended. Krooner v Waterbury, 105 Conn 476, 479, 136 A 93, 94.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • structural defect — sandaros defektas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. structural defect; structural imperfection vok. Strukturdefekt, f; Strukturfehler, m rus. структурный дефект, m pranc. défaut structural, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • structural defect — struktūros defektas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kristalo erdvinės struktūros periodiškumo sutrikimas. atitikmenys: angl. structural defect; structural imperfection rus. структурный дефект …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • defect — I n. 1) to correct a defect 2) a glaring defect 3) a birth, congenital; hearing; mechanical; mental; physical; speech; structural defect 4) a defect in (there was a defect in the transmission) II v. ( to desert ) 1) (D; intr.) to defect from (to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • defect — de•fect n. [[t]ˈdi fɛkt, dɪˈfɛkt[/t]] v. [[t]dɪˈfɛkt[/t]] n. 1) a fault or shortcoming; imperfection 2) lack of something essential: a defect in hearing[/ex] 3) to desert a cause, country, etc.: to defect to the West[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425;… …   From formal English to slang

  • structural imperfection — sandaros defektas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. structural defect; structural imperfection vok. Strukturdefekt, f; Strukturfehler, m rus. структурный дефект, m pranc. défaut structural, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • structural imperfection — struktūros defektas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kristalo erdvinės struktūros periodiškumo sutrikimas. atitikmenys: angl. structural defect; structural imperfection rus. структурный дефект …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • defect — de·fect / dē ˌfekt, di fekt/ n: something or a lack of something that results in incompleteness, inadequacy, or imperfection: as a: a flaw in something (as a product) esp. that creates an unreasonable risk of harm in its normal use see also… …   Law dictionary

  • Defect — Defect, defects, or defected may refer to: Geometry and physical sciences Defect (geometry), a characteristic of a polyhedron Topological defect Isoperimetric defect Crystallographic defect, a structural imperfection in a crystal Biology and… …   Wikipedia

  • defect — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fundamental, major, obvious, serious, severe ▪ a fundamental defect in the product ▪ mild, minor …   Collocations dictionary

  • defect — The want or absence of some legal requisite; deficiency; imperfection; insufficiency. Galloway v. City of Winchester, 299 Ky. 87, 184 S.W.2d 890, 892, 893. The absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; a deficiency in… …   Black's law dictionary

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