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  • 1 Wear and tear — is a term for damage that naturally and inevitably occurs as a result of normal use or aging. It is used in a legal context for such areas as warranty contracts from manufacturers, which usually stipulate that damage due to wear and tear will not …

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  • 2 Wear and tear — Tear Tear, n. The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Wear and tear}. See under {Wear}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Wear and tear — Wear Wear, n. 1. The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing worn; style of dress; the fashion. [1913 Webster] Motley s the only wear. Shak.… …

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  • 4 wear and tear — {n. phr.} Deterioration through use. * /After 75,000 miles there is usually a lot of wear and tear on any car./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 wear and tear — noun Date: 1666 the loss, injury, or stress to which something is subjected by or in the course of use; especially normal depreciation …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 Tear of meniscus — Classification and external resources Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments ICD 10 Current injury S …

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  • 7 Tear — Tear, n. The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Wear and tear}. See under {Wear}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Wear — Wear, n. 1. The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing worn; style of dress; the fashion. [1913 Webster] Motley s the only wear. Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Toronto subway and RT — A T series train at Sheppard–Yonge station on the Sheppard line …

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  • 10 Anarchism and capitalism — Articleissues citations missing = October 2007 OR = October 2007 rewrite = October 2007 weasel = October 2007Though some anarchists advocate free market, laissez faire capitalism, [Sheldon, Garret Ward (2001). Anarchism. Encyclopedia of Political …

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  • 11 Viet Cong and PAVN logistics and equipment — The Main Force of the People s Liberation Armed Forces (better known as the Viet Cong or VC in the West) and the NVA (North Vietnamese Army/People s Army Vietnam) used well organized logistics methods to supply and equip their fighting forces.… …

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  • 12 Measures of national income and output — A variety of measures of national income and output are used in economics to estimate total economic activity in a country or region, including gross domestic product (GDP), gross national product (GNP), and net national income (NNI). All are… …

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  • 13 Common-cause and special-cause — Type of variation Synonyms Common cause Chance cause Non assignable cause Noise Natural pattern Special cause Assignable cause Signal Unnatural pattern Common and special causes are the two distinct origins of variation in a process, as defined… …

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  • 14 USS Stars and Stripes (1861) — was a 407 ton steamer acquired by the U.S. Navy and put to use by the Union during the American Civil War. Stars and Stripes served the Union Navy primarily as a screw gunboat, and as a tugboat when necessary, in the blockade of the rivers and… …

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  • 15 List of programs and machines in the Matrix series — Below is a list composing of all the artificial characters from The Matrix series of science fiction films, comic books and video games.FilmsThe following characters appear primarily in the Matrix films, but many are also present in the comic… …

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  • 16 Rotator cuff tear — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii. DiseasesDB = 32230 ICD10 = ICD10|M|75|1|m|70, ICD10|S|46|0|s|40 ICD9 = ICD9|726.1 ICD9|727.61, ICD9|840.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus =… …

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  • 17 San Diego Army and Navy Academy — Infobox University name = Army and Navy Academy motto = Pro Deo Et Pro Patria (For God and For Country) established = Nov 23, 1910 type = Private, Boarding city = Carlsbad state = California country = United States colors = Black █, Gold █… …

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  • 18 Elua and His Companions — In Jacqueline Carey s Kushiel s Legacy saga, Elua is the most important deity of Terre d Ange. Elua s Companions are eight angels who forsook the One God to follow Elua. Contents 1 The Eluine Cycle 2 Worship 3 Marriage …

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  • 19 List of U.S. Marine Corps acronyms and expressions — This is a list of acronyms, expressions, euphemisms, jargon, military slang, and sayings in common or formerly common use in the United States Marine Corps. Many of the words or phrases have varying levels of acceptance among different units or… …

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  • 20 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (musical) — Infobox Musical name= Hedwig and the Angry Inch caption=Original Off Broadway Playbill music=Stephen Trask lyrics=Stephen Trask book= John Cameron Mitchell productions= 1998 off Broadway ? Boston ? Los Angeles ? London 2001 movie version 2002… …

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