commutation

  1. the travel of a commuter
  2. a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one
  3. the reduction is severity of a punishment imposed by law
  4. the substitution of one method of payment for another

commutation

[n] - a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one 2. [n] - (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law 3. [n] - the travel of a commuter
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Commutation

Com`mu·ta'tion noun [ Latin commutatio : confer French commutation .] 1. A passing from one state to another; change; alteration; mutation. [ R.] « So great is the commutation that the soul then hated only that which now only it loves. South. » 2....
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commutation

commuting noun the travel of a commuter
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commutation

noun (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law
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Commutation

• (n.) A substitution, as of a less thing for a greater, esp. a substitution of one form of payment for another, or one payment for many, or a specific sum of money for conditional payments or allowances; as, commutation of tithes; commutation of fares; commutation of copyright; commutation of rations. • (n.) A passing from one state to a...
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commutation

(from the article `indulgence`) ...the rise of indulgences, the Crusades, and the reforming papacy was the economic resurgence of Europe that began in the 11th century. Part of this ...
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commutation

in law, shortening of a term of punishment or lowering of the level of punishment. For example, a 10-year jail sentence may be commuted to 5 years, ...
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commutation

The reduction of a sentence, as from death to life imprisonment.
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Commutation

controlling the currents or voltages in the motor phases in an effort to optimize motor performance; can be achieved mechanically or electrically.
Found on http://www.empiremagnetics.com/glossary/glossary.htm#A

commutation

change-over switching in a periodic and automatic manner without interruption of the electric current
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commutation

the transfer of current from one main gap to another in a predetermined order
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commutation

in an electronic power converter the transfer of current from one conducting arm to the next to conduct in sequence, without interruption of the current, both arms conducting simultaneously during a finite time interval
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Commutation

It is the act of lessening of the sentence given to any prisoner on health, behaviour or any other grounds.It is given by the executive head of the state like the Governor.It is distinguished from being pardoned where the accused is released from punishemt completely.
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Commutation

Commutation is the right to receive an immediate cash sum in return for accepting smaller annual payments at some time in the future. This is usually associated with a pension in which certain life-assurance policyholders can, on retirement, elect to take a cash sum from the pension fund immediately and a reduced annual pension.
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Commutation

[neurophysiology] Tweed goes on to demonstrate non-commutative computation in the vestibulo-ocular reflex by showing that subjects rotated in darkness can hold their gaze points stable in space - correctly computing different final eye-position commands when put through the same two rotations in different orders, in a way that is unattainab...
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commutation

Form of clemency reducing one's sentence, as from death to life imprisonment.
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Commutation

The reduction of a sentence, as from death to life imprisonment.
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Commutation

Reducing a sentence resulting from a criminal conviction, which can be done by the governor of a state (state convictions) or the president of the United States (federal convictions). A commutation is distinguished from a pardon, which wipes out the conviction and can even stop the actual or potential charge (as when President Gerald R. Ford pardon...
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