Set-Off

In architecture, set-off or off-set refers to the part of a wall, etc, which is exposed horizontally when the portion above it is reduced in thickness. Set-offs are frequently covered, and in great measure concealed, by cornices or projecting mouldings, but are more usually plain in the latter case, in classical architecture, they are generally nea
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Set-Off

A printing fault where ink transfers from a sheet to the one below as it leaves the press creating an undesirable ghost image. This can be cured if necessary by interleaving. The machine minder should be able to correct the problem.
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Set-off

A form of defence whereby a debtor may acknowledge the claimant`s demand but pleads his own claim in order to extinguish the claimant`s demands either in full or in part.
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Set-off

See Offset.
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Set-off

Set'-off` noun [ Set + off .] 1. That which is set off against another thing; an offset. « I do not contemplate such a heroine as a set-off to the many sins imputed to me as committed against woman.» D. Jerrold. 2. That which is used to improv
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set-off

1. That which is set off against another thing; an offset. 'I do not contemplate such a heroine as a set-off to the many sins imputed to me as committed against woman.' (D. Jerrold) ... 2. That which is used to improve the appearance of anything; a decoration; an ornament. ... 3. A counterclaim; a cross debt or demand; a distinct claim filed or set
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Set-off

• (n.) Same as Offset, n., 4. • (n.) See Offset, 7. • (n.) That which is set off against another thing; an offset. • (n.) That which is used to improve the appearance of anything; a decoration; an ornament. • (n.) A counterclaim; a cross debt or demand; a distinct claim filed or set up by the defendant against the plaintiff
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Set-Off

The right of the non-defaulting party to reduce its debt to the defaulting party by the amount owed it. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Set-off

[printing] In printing, set-off is the term given to the unwanted transfer of ink from one printed sheet to another. The problem can occur with most types of printing, and is avoided by the use of slipsheets between copies (so any ink transfer occurs onto discardable paper) or anti-set-off spray powder. The term in offset printing also refe
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set-off

a method of cancelling or offsetting reciprocal obligations and claims (or the discharge of reciprocal obligations up to the amount of the smaller obligations). Set-off can operate by force of law or pursuant to a contract....
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SET-OFF

The unwanted transfer of printing ink from a printed sheet to a surface facing it. Not be be confused with Offset.
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Set-Off

Defalcation; a demand which a defendant makes against the plaintiff in the suit for the purpose of liquidating the whole or a part of his claim. A set-off was unknown to the common law, according to which mutual debts were distinct and inextinguishable except by actual payment or release. The statute 2 Geo. II., which has been generally adopted...
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Set-off

[law] In law, a set-off is a statutory defense to the whole or to a portion of a plaintiff`s claim. A setoff is the common law right of a creditor to balance mutual debts with a debtor. In bookkeeping terms, setoffs are also known as reconciliations. To determine a setoff, simply subtract the smaller debt from the larger. Any balance remain
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Set-off

[architecture] In architecture and masonry, the term set-off is given to the horizontal line shown on a floorplan indicating a reduced wall thickness, and consequently the part of the thicker portion appears projecting before the thinner. In plinths, this is generally simply chamfered. In other parts of stonework, the set-off is generally c
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