adjustment

  • 1 Adjustment — Ad*just ment ( ment), n. [Cf. F. ajustement. See {Adjust}.] 1. The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation. [1913 Webster] Success depends on the nicest and minutest adjustment of the… …

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  • 2 self-adjustment — noun Date: 1848 adjustment to oneself or one s environment …

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  • 3 Agricultural Adjustment Act — The Agricultural Adjustment Act (USPL|73|10, enacted May 12, 1933) restricted production during the New Deal by paying farmers to reduce crop area. Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus so as to effectively raise the value of crops, thereby… …

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  • 4 Quantity adjustment — In economics, the concept of quantity adjustment refers to one possible result of supply and demand disequilibrium in a market, either due to or in the absence of external constraints on the market. In the textbook story, if the quantity demanded …

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  • 5 Adjustment disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F43.2 ICD 9 309 …

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  • 6 Structural adjustment — is a term used to describe the policy changes implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (the Bretton Woods Institutions) in developing countries. These policy changes are conditions (Conditionalities) for getting new …

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  • 7 Structural adjustment loan — (SAL) is a type of loan to developing countries. They are one of the economic tools supported by the World Bank for structural adjustment …

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  • 8 Office of Economic Adjustment — The Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) is the U.S. Department of Defense s (DoD) primary source for assisting communities that are adversely impacted by Defense program changes, including base closures or realignments, base expansions, and… …

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  • 9 Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act — The Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act, or NACARA, is a U.S. law passed in 1997 that provides various forms of immigration benefits and relief from deportation to certain Nicaraguans, Cubans, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, nationals …

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  • 10 Spinal adjustment — { For the generic approach to manipulation of spinal joints, see Spinal manipulation. A chiropractor performs an adjustment on a patient. Spinal adjustment and chiropractic adjustment are terms used by chiropractors to describe their approaches… …

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  • 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance — (TAA) is a program of the United States Department of Labor that provides a variety of reemployment services and benefits to workers who have lost their jobs or suffered a reduction of hours and wages as a result of increased imports or shifts in …

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  • 12 Adjustment — (from late Latin ad juxtare , derived from juxta , near, but early confounded with a supposed derivation from Justus , right), regulating, adapting or settling; in commercial law, the settlement of a loss incurred on insured goods. The… …

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  • 13 Age adjustment — In Epidemiology, Age adjustment, also called age standardisation, is a technique used to better allow populations to be compared when the ages of the populations are quite different (for example, the U.S. vs. Mexico). To adjust for age, a direct… …

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  • 14 Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme — or LCAS is a method to dynamically increase or decrease the bandwidth of virtual concatenated containers. The LCAS protocol is specified in ITU T G.7042.It allows on demand increase or decrease of the bandwidth of the virtual concatenated group… …

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  • 15 Fiscal adjustment — A fiscal adjustment is a reduction in the government primary budget deficit, and it can result from a reduction in government expenditures, an increase in tax revenues, or both simultaneously.There is no a clear consensus about the definition of… …

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  • 16 Committee of adjustment — A Committee of Adjustment, similar to a Zoning Board of Adjustment, is a quasi judicial body in each Ontario municipality that adjudicates matters related to minor variances to Zoning by laws and consents to severances of land. Categories:… …

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  • 17 Mid-Term Adjustment — In insurance, the term Mid Term Adjustment (or just MTA) refers to a change to an insurance policy.The change to the policy may cause a change in the premium: an increase is often called AP (for additional premium) whereas a decrease is often… …

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  • 18 Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center — (MCAC) is a maximum level II (supermax or control unit) prison operated by the Maryland Department of Public Safety Correctional Services in Baltimore.[1] MCAC was built in 1988, and is located at 401 East Madison Street in Baltimore, Maryland,… …

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  • 19 Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 — The Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 was legislation in the United States that resulted from the unconstitutionality of previous New Deal farm legislation (Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933) and the success of the Soil Conservation and… …

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  • 20 Total ionic strength adjustment buffer — A Total Ionic Strength Adjustment Buffer ( TISAB ) is a buffer solution which increases the ionic strength of a solution to a relatively high level. This is important for potentiometric measurements, including ion selective electrodes, because… …

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