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"
defect or weakness in a person's character
"he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"
an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness
add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.
A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.
A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.
To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
To become imperfect or defective.
A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
A storm of short duration.
A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
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
a sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel
a sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration
to crack; to make flaws in
to break; to violate; to make of no effect
Flaw is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky. The band was formed by ex-guitarist Jason Daunt in 1995.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flaw, n. a gust of wind: a sudden rush, uproar. [Cf. Dut. vlaag, Sw. flaga.]
flaw, n. a break, a crack: a defect.—v.t. to crack or break.—adjs. Flaw′less; Flaw′y. [Ice. flaga, a slab.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A crack or small opening in a gun or its carriage is so called.
The numerical value of flaw in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of flaw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of flaw in a Sentence
Most people would just kill themselves, it's very, very rare for depression to cause people to kill other people. This leads me to believe there's something else going on, like a personality character flaw.
With neither the United States nor Gulf Arab states willing to deploy their ground troops and the Iraqi armed forces in disarray, Iraq has little choice but to turn to the militias, the flaw in the coalition strategy for the last year is weak ground forces. Given the constraints on the U.S. and its Arab allies, the only viable ground force option is Iranian-led Shi'ite Iraqis.
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
If you are looking for a friend without a flaw, you will never find one.
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- недостатък, повреждам се, пукнатина, шквал, пуквам, цепнатина, разцепвам, дефектBulgarian
- Makel, Fehler, WindböGerman
- imperfección, desperfecto, fallaSpanish
- vika, virheFinnish
- faille, fissure, tumulte, défaut, bourrasqueFrench
- difetto, cricca, errore, crepa, fessuraItalian
- 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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