1. defective pleading any pleading that fails to conform in form or substance to minimum standards of accuracy or sufficiency
  2. affirmative pleading any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff
  3. alternative pleading a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
  4. deductive reasoning reasoning from the general to the particular
  5. defectiveness the state of being defective
  6. defectively in a defective manner
  7. telco building a building that houses telecommunications equipment
  8. fact-finding designed to find information or ascertain facts
  9. special pleading (law) a pleading that alleges new facts in avoidance of the opposing allegations
  10. C-reactive protein a byproduct of inflammation
  11. love-lies-bleeding young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables
  12. radioactive dating measurement of the amount of radioactive material (usually carbon 14) that an object contains; can be used to estimate the age of the object
  13. self-activating designed to activate or move or regulate itself
  14. selective jamming electronic jamming of a specific channel or frequency
  15. metal plating a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
  16. tin-plating the application of a protective layer of tin
  17. activating the activity of causing to have energy and be active
  18. collective bargaining negotiation between an employer and trade union
  19. word-splitting making too fine distinctions of little importance
  20. defect of speech a disorder of oral speech

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