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faulty

1. mod. fake. Faulty leather on this chair. Gimme the real stuff.
2. mod. wrong. No. You are just faulty about the number.
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The aim of this simulation is to evaluate the system performance when the OAD faultily approaches the closed position.
To the extent that realist novels usurped the mantle of fictionality and everything else was declared "insufficiently or faultily fictional," English literary history today, he contends, continues its search for "lookalikes in the past" (25).
Once a building is poorly located or faultily oriented, the opportunity for correction is gone forever, or the cost is prohibitive.
However, when it is faultily organized, it becomes (at first) a factor of fatigue, which may be recovered through recreation (sport exercises, walking outdoors) or passive rest (sleep), and finally an intellectual burnout factor.
The simulation of the algorithm shows that some interior nodes are faultily identified.
The approach faultily presupposes that if we claim that autonomy should be understood in terms of X, e.g., narrative identity or self-legislation, we thereby have shown why X should be respected.
I would like to urge authorities to conduct periodical inspections to make sure the taxi drivers are following the rules and their meters are not "faultily set", so as to make sure that no taxi passengers feel cheated.
NNA - 23/10/2012 - Future Deputy Ahmed Ftafat said Tuesday foreign states are voicing support for the stability in Lebanon but not for the current government, blaming some pro-government media outlets for faultily interpreting this support.
The confusion of the multiple uses of "is" in English empowers language users, faultily, to assert that "A is A" when "A is not A." To say, "Obama is a Democrat" identifies him inextricably with a label that does not tell people everything about him.
(14) He may have owned more books since not all the books of a testator were likely to be enumerated in the will; moreover, they could be faultily described and thus not identified, since listing all the works held in a particular volume exceeded the function of wills (Harris 1989: 16364).
By allowing the 1/[E.sub0] term to be part of the estimated parameters, a broader scope of model analysis can be achieved, without possible propagation of error from a faultily fixed [E.sub0] biasing the rest of the estimation.
In this light, SBSLB is one of a category of behaviors set aside or predetermined for ADP as they adjust faultily to the anti-African hostility that imbues the ecosystem under Eurasian domination.
Even when one allows for the fact that in 1966 not all of Maurice and The Life to Come was known, Stone's assumptions still seem faultily derived.
In September 11 Litigation, the court allowed the plaintiffs to proceed on the basis, inter alia, that the airlines ignored prior terrorist high-jackings by declining to make a stronger cockpit door, and that operators of the towers faultily manufactured the emergency escape stairwells.
Moreover, persons who are congenitally mute or have congenital spastic paralysis and are otherwise normal, acquire a normal understanding of speech, even when they cannot produce it, or produce it laboriously and faultily.