What does FLAW mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word FLAW.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defect, fault, flaw(noun)

    an imperfection in an object or machine

    "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

  2. flaw(noun)

    defect or weakness in a person's character

    "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"

  3. flaw(verb)

    an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

  4. flaw, blemish(verb)

    add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective


  1. flaw(Noun)

    A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.

  2. flaw(Noun)

    A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.

  3. flaw

    A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.

  4. flaw(Verb)

    To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.

  5. flaw(Verb)

    To become imperfect or defective.

  6. flaw(Noun)

    A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.

  7. flaw(Noun)

    A storm of short duration.

  8. flaw

    A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flaw(noun)

    a crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase

  2. Flaw(noun)

    a defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute

  3. Flaw(noun)

    a sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel

  4. Flaw(noun)

    a sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration

  5. Flaw(verb)

    to crack; to make flaws in

  6. Flaw(verb)

    to break; to violate; to make of no effect


  1. Flaw

    Flaw is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky. The band was formed by ex-guitarist Jason Daunt in 1995.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flaw

    flaw, n. a gust of wind: a sudden rush, uproar. [Cf. Dut. vlaag, Sw. flaga.]

  2. Flaw

    flaw, n. a break, a crack: a defect.—v.t. to crack or break.—adjs. Flaw′less; Flaw′y. [Ice. flaga, a slab.]

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  2. FLAW

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FLAW in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FLAW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Goldgar:

    The logical flaw is glaring.

  2. Havelock Ellis:

    The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.

  3. Confucius:

    Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.

  4. Marcus Valerius Martialis:

    Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.

  5. Chinese Proverb:

    A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.

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Translations for FLAW

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عيبArabic
  • недостатък, повреждам се, пукнатина, шквал, пуквам, цепнатина, разцепвам, дефектBulgarian
  • vadaCzech
  • Makel, Fehler, WindböGerman
  • imperfección, desperfecto, fallaSpanish
  • vika, virheFinnish
  • faille, fissure, tumulte, défaut, bourrasqueFrench
  • արատArmenian
  • difetto, cricca, errore, crepa, fessuraItalian
  • wadaPolish
  • falha, erro, defeitoPortuguese
  • поврежда́ть, по́ртить, изъя́н, брак, недоста́ток, поврежда́ться, поро́к, тре́щина, шквал, повреди́ться, повреди́ть, щель, [[поры́в]] [[ветр, испо́ртить, дефе́ктRussian
  • vada, prasklina, chyba, závada, škáraSlovak
  • pomanjkljivost, razpoka, napakaSlovene
  • kusur, çizik, çatlak, hataTurkish

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