Meaning of DEFECT in English

DEFECT

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈfekt ]

n. & v. --n. also 1 lack of something essential or required; imperfection. 2 a shortcoming or failing. 3 a blemish. 4 the amount by which a thing falls short. --v.intr. abandon one's country or cause in favour of another. øødefector n. [L defectus f. deficere desert, fail (as DE-, facere do)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.