deliberate

  • 101 weather modification — Deliberate or inadvertent alteration of atmospheric conditions by human activity, sufficient to modify the weather on a local or regional scale. Deliberate alterations include covering plants to keep them warm at night, seeding clouds to induce… …

    Universalium

  • 102 Deliberated — Deliberate De*lib er*ate (d[ e]*l[i^]b [ e]r*[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deliberated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deliberating}.] To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 103 Deliberating — Deliberate De*lib er*ate (d[ e]*l[i^]b [ e]r*[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deliberated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deliberating}.] To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 104 wilful misconduct — Deliberate disobedience of the law, inclusive of acts of omission as well as acts of commission. The intentional doing, or omitting to do something, either with the knowledge that such act or omission is likely to result in harm or with a wanton… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 105 dumping — deliberate disposal of a catch that normally would be landed for sale. Fish are dumped because of quota closures, market saturation and high grading, q.v …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 106 Assisted suicide — Deliberate hastening of death performed by a terminally ill patient with assistance from a doctor, family member, or other individual. See Active euthanasia. * * * assisted suicide n suicide by an individual facilitated by means or information… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 107 Quackery — Deliberate misrepresentation of the ability of a substance or device for the prevention or treatment of disease. We may think that the day of patent medicines is gone but look around you and you will see them still. They appeal to our desire to… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 108 effort — Deliberate exertion of physical or mental power. distributed e. in psychology, learning that involves small units of work and interpolated rest periods, as contrasted with massed learning, in which the individual works continually until the skill …

    Medical dictionary

  • 109 iridorrhexis — Deliberate, surgical tearing of the iris from the scleral spur in order to increase the breadth of a coloboma. [irido + G. rhexis, rupture] …

    Medical dictionary

  • 110 artificial flood —   deliberate release of water from dam reservoirs to create downstream flooding that is beneficial to farmland or wetland areas …

    Geography glossary

  • 111 DSH — deliberate self harm; dexamethasone suppressible hyperaldosteronism; disproportionate share hospital * * * dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria …

    Medical dictionary

  • 112 induced hypothermia — deliberate reduction of the temperature of all or part of the body as a means of decreasing metabolism of tissues and thereby the need for oxygen; sometimes used as an adjunct to anesthesia in surgical procedures involving a limb, and as a… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 113 forced respiration — deliberate hyperventilation …

    Medical dictionary

  • 114 Circle work — deliberate creation of circular skid marks with the tyres of a motor vehicle; doing doughnuts …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 115 DDD — Deliberate Design Decision …

    Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • 116 DSH — • deliberate self harm; • dexamethasone suppressible hyperaldosteronism; • disproportionate share hospital …

    Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • 117 contempt of Congress — Deliberate interference with duties and powers of Congress. Both houses of Congress may cite an individual for such contempt …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 119 rebellion — Deliberate, organized resistance, by force and arms, to the laws or operations of the government, committed by a subject. Crashley v. Press Pub. Co., 74 App.Div. 118, 77 N.Y.S. 711. It is a federal crime to incite, assist, or engage in any… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 120 treachery — Deliberate and wilful betrayal of trust and confidence …

    Black's law dictionary


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