flaw

  1. an imperfection in a device or machine
  2. defect or weakness in a peron's character

flaw

Inclusion or crack in a gemstone that usually demotes its value.
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flaw

[n] - defect or weakness in a peron`s character 2. [v] - add a flaw or blemish to
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Flaw

• (n.) A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase. • (n.) A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel. • (n.) A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration. • (v. t.) To crack; to make flaws in. • (v. t.) To break; to violate; to make of ...
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flaw

blemish verb add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
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Flaw

[wine] Edmund D. Ellis from The Howitzer by the United States Military Academy Class of 1915, published in 1915, page 82. ...
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Flaw

Flaw (fla) noun [ Middle English flai , flaw flake; confer Swedish flaga flaw, crack, breach, flake, Dutch vlaag gust of wind, Norw. flage , flaag , and English flag a flat stone.] 1. A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity...
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Flaw

Flaw transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Flawed (flad); present participle & verbal noun Flawing .] 1. To crack; to make flaws in. « The brazen caldrons with the frosts are flawed Dryden. ...
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flaw

1. A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase. 'This heart Shall break into a hundered thousand flaws.' (Shak) ... 2. A defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute. 'Has not this also its flaws and its dark side?' (South) ... 3. A sudden burst ...
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flaw

An imperfection in a gemstone, including fissures, cracks, inclusions of other minerals and air or liquid filled cavities. Flaws usually reduce the value of a gemstone, except in some rare cases
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Flaw

An imperfection in an item or material which may or may not be harmful. If it is harmful, it is a defect. (Used loosely to mean either discontinuity or defect.) See Flaw Finder Inspection Penetrants.
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Flaw

An imperfection in an item or material which may or may not be harmful. If it is harmful, it is a defect. (Used loosely to mean either discontinuity or defect.) See Flaw Finder Inspection Penetrants.
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Flaw

Any visible imperfection within a gemstone.
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Flaw

Flaw is a term used in jewellery to describe an imperfection in a precious or semiprecious stone. An example of a common flaw can be an inclusion that affects the stone clarity or resistance. Imperfections make precious stones unique, but they also decrease their value.
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