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Deficiency

De`fi´cien`cy
n.1.The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect.
Deficiency of a curve
(Geom.) the amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.
Noun1.Deficiencydeficiency - the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
Synonyms: lack, want
2.deficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
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