gradual wearing away

gradual wearing away
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  • wearing away of premiums — The gradual diminution of the premiums at which government and other bonds and securities are sold in the market, toward their par value, as the time of the maturity of the securities approaches …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Wearing — Wear Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Women wearing pants — In the Western world, Historically, in that part of the world, women have worn dresses and skirt like garments while men have worn pants (trousers). During the late 1800s, women started to wear pants for industrial work. During World War II,… …   Wikipedia

  • To wear away — Wear Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erosion — I noun abrasion, attrition, breakdown, consumption, crumbling, decay, decrease, decrement, deterioration, detrition, diminishment, diminution, disappearance, disintegration, dissolution, gradual eating away, gradual wearing away, grinding,… …   Law dictionary

  • erosion — The gradual eating away of the soil by the operation of currents or tides, so that the portion of land which is eaten away is lost to the riparian or littoral owner, except and until it be restored to him by accretion. Mulry v Norton, 100 NY 426 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • erosion — e·ro·sion || ɪ rəʊʒn n. gradual wearing away of the Earth by wind or water; disintegration; deterioration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erosions — e·ro·sion || ɪ rəʊʒn n. gradual wearing away of the Earth by wind or water; disintegration; deterioration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • береговая эрозия — — [http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/alphabetic?langcode=en] EN coastal erosion The gradual wearing away of material from a coast by the action of sea water. (Source: GREMESa) [http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/alphabetic?langcode=en]… …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

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