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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. defects

    An official return of the state of a ship as to what is required for her hull and equipment, and what repairs she stands in need of. Upon this return a ship is ordered to sea, into harbour, into dock, or paid out of commission.

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defects in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defects in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of defects in a Sentence

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.

  2. Francois De La Rochefoucauld:

    The defects of the understanding, like those of the face, grow worse as we grow old.

  3. Feltham:

    We magnify the wealthy man, though his parts be never so poor. The poor man we despise, be he never so well qualified. Gold is the coverlet of imperfections. It is the fool?s curtain, which hides all his defects from the world.

  4. François de La Rochefoucauld:

    Only the great can afford to have great defects.

  5. Thais Aliabadi:

    Inability to fully empty the bladder, blockages in the urinary tract, and anatomical defects.

Images & Illustrations of defects

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