One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a defective seat belt’
faulty, flawed, imperfect, shoddy, inoperative, not working, not functioning, non-functioning, malfunctioning, out of order, unsound
weak, deficient, incomplete
in disrepair, broken, cracked, torn, scratched, deformed, warped, buckled
informal gone wrong, on the blink
British informal knackered, duff
2‘these methods are defective in strength and durability’
lacking, wanting, deficient, inadequate, insufficient, short, low, scant
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