Definition of Defect:« Back to Glossary Index
Any type of undesired result is a defect.
A failure to meet one of the acceptance criteria of your customers.
A defective unit may have one or more defects.
“A defect is a failure to conform to requirements” (Crosby, Quality Is Free), whether or not those requirements have been articulated or specified.
The non-conformance to intended usage requirement.« Back to Dictionary Index