(n.) A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase.
(n.) A defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute.
(n.) A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
(n.) A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
(v. t.) To crack; to make flaws in.
(v. t.) To break; to violate; to make of no effect.
(1) However, each of the studies had numerous methodological flaws which biased their results against finding a relationship: either their outcome measures had questionable validity, their research designs were inappropriate, or the statistical analyses were poorly conceived.
(2) Its experiments are so hopelessly flawed that the results are meaningless."
(3) Clute and Harrison took a scalpel to the flaws of the science fiction we loved, and we loved them for it.
(4) I can still see flaws in what I'm doing, but I think I delivered.
(5) In an interview with the Guardian, James Hansen, the world's pre-eminent climate scientist, said any agreement likely to emerge from the negotiations would be so deeply flawed that it would be better to start again from scratch.
(6) We conclude that individual case review can be severely flawed and therefore should not be used to measure institutional quality of patient care.
(7) The power of the landed elite is often cited as a major structural flaw in Pakistani politics – an imbalance that hinders education, social equality and good governance (there is no agricultural tax in Pakistan).
(8) The council offered him a tea urn | Frances Ryan Read more Government attempts to decrease the disproportionately high levels of unemployment among disabled people have had little impact, the report notes, while notorious “fit-for-work” tests were riven with flaws.
(9) Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, said he was "outraged" by what he described as the administration's "deeply flawed analysis and what can only be interpreted as lip service to one of the greatest threats to our children's future: climate disruption".
(10) What the film does, though, is use these incidents to build an idiosyncratic but insightful picture of Lawrence, played indelibly by Peter O'Toole in his debut role: a complicated, egomaniacal and physically masochistic man, at once god-like and all too flawed, with a tenuous grip both on reality and on sanity.
(11) fbi justified homicide chart Academics and specialists have long been aware of flaws in the FBI numbers, which are based on voluntary submissions by local law enforcement agencies of paperwork known as supplementary homicide reports.
(12) The system was "flawed" and the rules were "vague".
(13) Most of the 138 studies contained serious flaws in research design, such as lack of control subjects, unspecified manner of data collection, and absence of diagnostic criteria.
(14) Poor crossing undermined Liverpool in the first leg, Klopp had claimed, but the flaw was remedied quickly in the return.
(15) A variety of quality tests, of biomechanical screws, are used, before performing the operations, that flaws may be detected.
(16) The sugar tax was greeted with hostility by the industry and Wright argues that the levy, introduced by the chancellor in the budget , will be undermined by flawed analysis of its impact.
(17) Flaws in the design, execution and analysis of randomized clinical trials have been eliminated gradually over the past 35 years.
(18) A report released on Wednesday said Prevent was badly flawed , potentially counterproductive and risked trampling on the basic rights of young Muslims.
(19) A flawed heroine of the anti-apartheid struggle, she is unlikely to keep a low profile in the coming days or to bite her lip if she believes Mandela's memory is being betrayed.
(20) Considerable scholarly exertion has gone into describing the flaws in each count.
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(1) "I was eight in 1983, but I remember a plane that flew low over our Bulawayo suburb and army loud-hailers screaming: 'You are surrounded.'
(2) But first he flew to Saudi Arabia to make the religiously encouraged pilgrimage to Mecca; he found himself stranded in Bahrain after he was unable to enter Kenya.
(3) Two weeks after the July 7 suicide bomb attacks that killed 52 London commuters and injured more then 750, Shahid, a young Londoner who had just completed his fourth year at medical school, flew to Pakistan .
(4) Twenty-one subjects flew aboard a KC-135 aircraft operated by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) which performed parabolic maneuvers resulting in periods of 0-g, 1-g, and 1.8-g. Each subject flew once with a tablet containing scopolamine and once with a placebo in a random order, crossover design.
(5) The day after last Monday's trial, he flew to Switzerland from East Midlands airport to try to dissuade the government there from building a new coal plant.
(6) The German authorities confirmed that Abedi flew to the western German city of Düsseldorf, four days before the Manchester attack.
(7) They could be playing these people – Morales, Chesimard – off as pawns.” While Cuba was once an attractive destination for criminals, revolutionaries and skyjackers – 34 of 62 American plane hijackers flew to Cuba in 1969 – Fidel Castro lost patience with the swarm as early as the 70s.
(8) The French president, François Hollande, flew into the Central African Republic on Tuesday evening following an announcement earlier confirming the deaths of two French soldiers in clashes with militia forces they had ordered to disarm – the first losses in the French campaign in its former colony.
(9) When I flew to Salisbury shortly afterwards, the man in the next seat was clutching a thick polythene bag full of small metal objects.
(10) Pilots would have feared return fire if they flew close to check who was in the vehicles, the guide said.
(11) Had one of three efforts from open play that all flew inches wide also found the corner, it would have crowned one of this Premier League season’s better individual performances.
(12) The shirt commemorates a piece of Orwellian newspeak that flew from the lips of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday.
(13) He flew into Britain on Monday on an Easyjet flight from Madrid accompanied by two detectives from City of London Police.
(14) Andy Hill, a 51-year-old former RAF instructor with more than 12,000 hours of flying experience, is a skilled aerobatic flyer and a regular at airshows, said fellow pilot, who flew earlier in the show.
(15) To be clear: nearly 100 Roma flew back to Bucharest on 19 August, 1040 since January 2009.
(16) If that means you have to build strong relationships sometimes with regimes that you don’t always agree with, that I think is part of the job and that’s the way I do it and that’s the best way I can explain it.” Government buildings flew the union flag at half mast for 12 hours on the day of the death of the king last month on the instructions of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which said it was acting in line with protocol for the death of a foreign monarch.
(17) Dramatic film of the incident in May was captured as the plane flew over London.
(18) The government has so far arrested 34 people over the jailbreak, including a man suspected of being a pilot who flew Guzmán away from the site after his escape.
(19) It flew over the statehouse dome from 1962 until 2000, when it was moved to its current location at a civil war memorial on the building grounds.
(20) Kerry flew into the Afghan capital in an attempt to salvage the faltering political and technical agreements that he had brokered between Ghani and his presidential rival, Abdullah Abdullah .