Definition Of defect
a shortcoming, imperfection, or lack.
abandon one's country or cause in favor of an opposing one.
he defected to the Soviet Union after the war
Example Of defect
A defect in this system may cause fluid retention and hypertension.
A single additional defection could mean losing a vote of no confidence, leading to early elections.
According to the reports sent to them some of the residents of the station may have defected to the rebels.
Alibekov defected to the United States in 1992, changed his name, and made the talk-show circuit.
Alterations in the p53 gene are the most common genetic defects known to occur in human tumours.