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The nominal point of the modules is to make it easier to replace defective cells, but Musk early this year declared that Tesla no longer needs modules, and eliminating the intermediate step should reduce both costs and vehicle weight.
WHAT TESLA’S BATTERY DAY MIGHT REVEAL: PROJECT ROADRUNNER, MODEL S PLAID, AND MOREDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
The company has largely avoided responsibility for dangerous or defective products sold on its giant third-party marketplace by claiming that, technically, it isn’t the seller.
WHY ETSY’S CEO IS ACCUSING AMAZON OF TRYING TO WIPE OUT ITS COMPETITIONMARC BAINAUGUST 26, 2020QUARTZ
Reverse transcriptase is error prone, often resulting in defective or incomplete copies of the virus.
IN A FIRST, A PERSON’S IMMUNE SYSTEM FOUGHT HIV — AND WONTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In fact, more activists said that the campaign messaging and strategy were defective, or that Clinton herself was to blame.
HOW CLINTON’S LOSS PAVED THE WAY FOR BIDENSETH MASKETAUGUST 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The case involved a lawsuit brought against Amazon by plaintiff Angela Bolger, who claimed a replacement laptop battery she bought from a third-party seller on the site was defective.
AMAZON’S DAYS OF DODGING LIABILITY FOR ITS MARKETPLACE COULD BE NUMBEREDMARC BAINAUGUST 14, 2020QUARTZ
All things are double, one against another, and he hath made nothing defective.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
If this is not done, some person who afterward wished to purchase the land might object because the recorded title was defective.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Such a license though defective is valid until revoked by the proper authority.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
If he is injured while running a car from a defective brake of which he had knowledge, he cannot recover.
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Thus if a meeting of proprietors must be called by twelve of them, a call signed by eleven is defective.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFECTIVE

  • abnormal
  • defective
  • dysfunctional
  • flawed
  • maladjusted
  • unfit
  • unstable
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