Abatement

Reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution.

abatement

A reduction, normally made pro rata, of the amount of legacies or debts or claims where an estate is insufficient to pay all in full

Abatement

Reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution.
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Abatement

The reduction in landfill pollution by source reduction and waste recycling.
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abatement

[n] - the act of abating
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abatement

In English law, the discontinuance of, for example, a nuisance (see tort). ...
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abatement

In heraldry, a mark of dishonour on a coat of arms, indicating some stain on the character of the wearer. This mark is mentioned in literature but has in practice scarcely been used, though the term...
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Abatement

Abatement: A diminution, decrease or easing. In medicine there may be abatement of pain or any other symptom or sign. In the environment there may abatement in the degree of pollution. See also: Abate.
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Abatement

A·bate'ment (-m e nt) noun [ Old French abatement , French abattement .] 1. The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof. 2. ...
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abatement

noun the act of abating; `laws enforcing noise abatement`
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abatement

(ә-bāt´mәnt) decrease in severity of a pain, symptom, or disorder.
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Abatement

• (n.) The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof. • (n.) The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed. • (n.) A mark of dishonor ...
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abatement

in law, the interruption of a legal proceeding upon the pleading by a defendant of a matter that prevents the plaintiff from going forward with the ...
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Abatement

In heraldry an abatement is a mark of dishonour on an escutcheon.
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Abatement

In joinery, abatement is the name given to the wasted wood when lumber is sawn or planed.
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abatement

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-bāt′ment Definitions: 1. A diminution or easing. 2. Reduction, ultimately elimination, of public-health nuisances such as smoke or loud noise.
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Abatement

- complete removal of an amount due, (usually referring to a tax abatement a penalty abatement or an interest abatement within a governing agency.)
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Abatement

Involves either removal of the painted surface, covering the painted surface with an impermeable surface, or covering surface with heavy-duty coating (encapsulant).
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Abatement

A proportional reduction of the shares of beneficiaries under a will if the estate assets are not sufficient to pay the shares in full.
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Abatement

n. abatement has different contexts of usage, which are, 1) chancery practice, is a suspension of all proceedings in a suit, from the want of proper parties capable of proceeding therein 2) reduction made by the creditor, for the prompt payment of a debt due by the payor or debtor 3) deductions made at the custom-house from the duties chargeable up...
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Abatement

In English law, abatement refers to legal proceedings that are formerly abated, or ended, on the marriage, death or bankruptcy of one party, or some change of interest in the matter in dispute.
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Abatement

To lower, depreciate, or reduce. Often refers to emission reductions in air quality control.
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Abatement

[heraldry] An abatement (sometimes termed rebatement) is a modification of a coat of arms, representing a less-than honorable augmentation, imposed by an heraldic authority (such as the Court of Chivalry in England) or by royal decree for misconduct. The practice of inverting the entire escutcheon of an armiger found guilty of high treason ...
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Abatement

Reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution.
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ABATEMENT

A decrease in the acuity of a symptom.
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