noun | \ ˈdē-ˌfekt, di-ˈfekt \ | de·fect
  1. a : a flaw in something (as a product) especially that creates an unreasonable risk of harm in its normal use — see also latent defect

    b : an error or omission in a court document (as an indictment or pleading)

    c : some imperfection in the chain of title to property that makes the title unmarketable