hazard

  1. a source of danger
  2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
  3. an obstacle on a golf course

Hazard

A hazard is a situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment. Most hazards are dormant or potential, with only a theoretical risk of harm; however, once a hazard becomes `active`, it can create an emergency situation. A hazardous situation that has come to pass is called an incident. Hazard and possibility inter.....
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Hazard

A hazard is anything that can cause harm (e.g. dangerous chemicals, electricity, an exposed wire, or working at heights from ladders). :: Health and Safety Authority (8th Edition) :: Health & Safety Board (6th Edition)
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Hazard

a source of danger of personal injury or property damage; fire hazard refers to conditions that may result in fire or explosion, or may increase spread of an accidental fire, or prevent escape from fire. Under worker safety and health regulations, employers have a general duty to provide a workplace free of hazards. See also fire prevention, and H...
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hazard

(from the article `insurance`) An important initial task of the underwriter is to try to prevent adverse selection by analyzing the hazards that surround the risk. Three basic ...
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hazard

[n] - a source of danger 2. [n] - an obstacle on a golf course
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Hazard

• (n.) Holing a ball, whether the object ball (winning hazard) or the player`s ball (losing hazard). • (n.) To venture to incur, or bring on. • (n.) Risk; danger; peril; as, he encountered the enemy at the hazard of his reputation and life. • (v. i.) To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger. • (n.) The uncertain resul...
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hazard

noun an obstacle on a golf course
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Hazard

[computer architecture] In the domain of central processing unit (CPU) design, hazards are problems with the instruction pipeline in CPU microarchitectures when the next instruction cannot execute in the following clock cycle,{sfn|Patterson|Hennessy|2009|p=335} and can potentially lead to incorrect computation results. There are typically t...
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Hazard

[game] Hazard is an early English game played with two dice; it was mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer`s Canterbury Tales in the 14th century. Despite its complicated rules, hazard was very popular in the 17th and 18th centuries and was often played for money. At Crockford`s Club in London, hazard was especially popular. In the 19th century, the...
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Hazard

[golf] A hazard is an area of a golf course in the sport of golf which provides a difficult obstacle. which may be of three types: (1) water hazards such as lakes and rivers; (2) man-made hazards such as bunkers; and (3) natural hazards such as dense vegetation. Special rules apply to playing balls that fall in a hazard. For example, a play...
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Hazard

[logic] In digital logic, a hazard in a system is an undesirable effect caused by either a deficiency in the system or external influences. Logic hazards are manifestations of a problem in which changes in the input variables do not change the output correctly due to some form of delay caused by logic elements (NOT, AND, OR gates, etc.) Thi...
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hazard

[Noun] A danger or risk; something likely to cause damage.
Example: Passive smoking is a hazard to health.
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Hazard

[risk] A hazard is any biological, chemical, mechanical, environmental or physical agent that is reasonably likely to cause harm or damage to humans, other organisms, or the environment in the absence of its control. This can include, but is not limited to: asbestos, electricity, microbial pathogens, motor vehicles, nuclear power plants, pe...
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Hazard

[ship] The `Hazard` was an Australian sloop wrecked in 1809. In March 1809, three ships, the Argument, the Experiment and the Hazard left Pittwater, New South Wales, bound for Sydney with a cargo of wheat. A squall arose and the Hazard was driven onto Box Head, two miles north of Barrenjoey, New South Wales. The master, Andrew Lusk, got int...
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Hazard

Haz'ard (hăz'ẽrd) noun [ French hasard , Spanish azar an unforeseen disaster or accident, an unfortunate card or throw at dice, probably from Arabic zahr , zār , a die, which, with the article al the, would give azzahr , azzār...
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Hazard

Haz'ard noun (Golf) Any place into which the ball may not be safely played, such as bunkers, furze, water, sand, or other kind of bad ground.
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Hazard

Haz'ard transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hazarded ; present participle & verbal noun Hazarding .] [ Confer French hasarder . See Hazard , noun ] 1. To expose to the operation of...
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Hazard

1. Potential for radiation, a chemical or other pollutant to cause human illness or injury. 2. In the pesticide program, the inherent toxicity of a compound. Hazard identification of a given substances is an informed judgment based on verifiable toxicity data from animal models or human studies.
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hazard

A hazard is any sand trap, bunker or water on the course that may cause difficulty.
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Hazard

A risk or source of risk. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Hazard

A situation that has the possibility of occurring.
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Hazard

a source of danger of personal injury or property damage; fire hazard refers to conditions that may result in fire or explosion, or may increase spread of an accidental fire, or prevent escape from fire. Under worker safety and health regulations, employers have a general duty to provide a workplace free of hazards. See also fire prevention, and HA...
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Hazard

A source of potential harm from past, current, or future exposures.
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Hazard

Any bunker (usually a hollow of some kind with a prepared surface, generally sand or similar) or wat
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