Definitions for "Defective"
Keywords:  faulty, imperfect, lacking, verb, dhm
Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; -- applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber; a defective copy or account; a defective character; defective rules.
Lacking some of the usual forms of declension or conjugation; as, a defective noun or verb.
Anything that is defective or lacking in some respect.
A defective matrix has at least one defective eigenvalue, i.e. one whose algebraic multiplicity is greater than its geometric multiplicity. A defective matrix cannot be transformed to a diagonal matrix using similarity transformations.
markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior; "defective speech"
having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"
not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"
A defective unit; a unit of product that contains one or more defects with respect to the quality characteristic(s) under consideration.
a unit of product which contains one or more defects
Keywords:  broken, delivered, non, item, working
An item that is broken or non-working when delivered.
Keywords:  allowable, part, number
a part that has more than an allowable number of defects