ASL Sign Language Dictionary

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defect

How to sign: an imperfection in a bodily system
"visual defects"; "this device permits detection of defects in the lungs";

Defect in ASL Watch how to sign Defect in American Sign Language
Defect - Quantum ASL (Physics)
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Categories: imperfection, imperfectness

Within this category: birth defect, myelatelia

defect

How to sign: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
"a facial blemish";

Blemish in ASL Watch how to sign Blemish in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: blemish, mar

Categories: appearance, visual aspect

Within this category: birthmark, blackhead, burn, chatter mark, check, crack, dent, mole, scratch, smudge, stigma, wart, whitehead

defect

How to sign: an imperfection in a device or machine
"if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer";

Flaw in ASL Watch how to sign Flaw in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: flaw, fault

Categories: imperfection, imperfectness

Within this category: bug, hole

defect

How to sign: desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
"If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot";

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Similiar / Same: desert

Categories: flee, fly, take flight

Within this category: rat

defect

How to sign: a failing or deficiency
"that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information";

shortcoming in ASL Watch how to sign shortcoming in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: shortcoming

Categories: disadvantage

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