apparent defect


apparent defect
n.
A defect that can readily be seen on inspection.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • latent defect — n: a defect (as in a product or property) that is not discoverable by reasonable or customary inspection a latent defect excluded from the homeowner s insurance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • latent defect — A hidden or concealed defect. One which could not be discovered by reasonable and customary observation or inspection; one not apparent on face of goods, product, document, etc. Defect of which owner has no knowledge, or which, in exercise of… …   Black's law dictionary