Hay 2 definiciones de flaw en inglés:

flaw1

Silabificación: flaw

sustantivo

  • 1A mark, fault, or other imperfection that mars a substance or object: plates with flaws in them were sold at the outlet store
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    • Scratches, marks, dents, stains, blemishes or flaws are worth money to you, because they mean price reductions!
    • Evaluate each garment and clearly mark stains, flaws or worn areas.
    • I sometimes use vintage fabrics, and these tend to have flaws: small marks, fading, tiny pinholes are all typical of vintage fabric.
  • 1.1A fault or weakness in a person’s character: he had his flaws, but he was still a great teacher
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    • Experiencing depression after childbirth isn't a character flaw or a weakness.
    • Fitz is a character filled with flaws and faults, all just waiting for a fissure to weep and seep out of.
    • Doesn't this self-serving recklessness suggest a character flaw, a lack of seriousness, some failure of judgement?
  • 1.2A mistake or shortcoming in a plan, theory, or legal document that causes it to fail or reduces its effectiveness: there were fundamental flaws in the case for reforming local government
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    • Leftists have been known to use literary theory to demonstrate flaws in science.
    • He demonstrates logical flaws in the theory and points out its fallacies.
    • Its trading business was launched in 1990, but big flaws in the business plan were already apparent to insiders by 1995.

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  • (Of an imperfection) mar, weaken, or invalidate (something): the computer game was flawed by poor programming
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    • It was meant as a rebuke but often resulted in flawing the final sculpture; it became too finished, too chaste, and, at times, icily dull.
    • Receiving a nod his crooked half smile appeared, flawing his elegant features.
    • There was no darkness flawing my skin, no dull shadow or slight imperfection to suggest anything had blemished its pale surface.

Origen

Middle English: perhaps from Old Norse flaga 'slab'; see flag2. The original sense was 'a flake of snow,' later, 'a fragment or splinter,' hence 'a defect or imperfection'(late 15th century).

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

Hay 2 definiciones de flaw en inglés:

flaw2

Silabificación: flaw

sustantivo

literary
  • A squall of wind; a short storm.
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    • High cirrus clouds form white streaks across its surface and a number of dark storms act as flaws and focus for the eye.

Origen

early 16th century.

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