A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase.
A defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute.
To crack; to make flaws in.
A blemish or imperfection, either on the surface of a diamond or in the interior. This may be in the form of a scratch, feathering, carbon spots, etc. Neither bad color, proportion, nor cut is technically considered a flaw.
It is an inclusion or a crack in gemstones which generally demotes its value.
A blemish upon the design of a stamps or its perforation, which has arisen in the course of manufacture.
Inclusion or crack in a gemstone that usually demotes its value.
An imperfection in a diamond, visible through a ten-power loupe.
An imperfection in the stone.
an imperfection in a device or machine; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
defect or weakness in a person's character; "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"
add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
a an imperfection in a gemstone
a an im perfect ion in a gemstone
an imperfect section
Any imperfection in a gemâ€(tm)s clarity. Flaws may be internal or external.
is a mark or impurity that devalues the stone.
A fortuitous blemish on a stamp, a printing fault.
An imperfection of a diamond.
A defect in a plate that reproduces as an identifiable variety in the stamp design.
In inclusion or other feature which is visible or reduces clarity in diamonds or other gems.
An imperfection in the diamond.
Any external or internal imperfection of a diamond or other transparent gemstone such as an inclusion.
An imperfection of a stone.
Any external or internal imperfection in a diamond.
Mark or impurity which devalues the stone.
Any external or internal imperfection on or in a polished gemstone; feather, fissure, carbon spot, knot, natural, cleavage, chip, inclusions, etc. The term flaw and imperfection are usually used interchangeably.
An imperfection in a gemstone. A flawless stone is called a “clean”.
a break, crack, or other defect
an imperfection in a material that does not affect its serviceability. A component may have imperfections and still retain its usefulness. This fact is recognized by most material codes that permit, but limit, the size and extent of imperfections.
A scratch or abrasion on the surface of a diamond, or a defect within the crystalline surface of the diamond. The most common flaws are: Pinpoints, Carbons, Feathers, Clouds, and Crystal Growths.
Any external or internal imperfection on a fashioned diamond; e.g., a feather, fissure, carbon spot, knot, etc. Some diamond men limit its use to internal faults only, using the term blemish for surface faults. The terms "flaw" and "imperfection" are usually used interchangeably.
Deficiency or defect.