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conditioner

A substance added to dentine to remove the smear layer and debris from a prepared cavity creating an improved bonding surface. A commonly used dentine conditioner is 10% polyacrylic acid. ...

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
105 words

... 1. A major term of a contract that, if unfulfilled, constitutes a fundamental breach of contract and may invalidate it. Compare warranty . 2. A provision that does not form part of a contract but either suspends the contract until a specified event has happened ( condition precedent ) or brings it to an end in specified circumstances ( condition subsequent ). An example of a condition precedent is an agreement to buy a particular car if it passes its MOT test; an example of a condition subsequent is an agreement that entitles the purchaser of...

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
227 words

... A circumstance, situation, action, etc. upon the fulfilment of which another circumstance, situation, action, etc. obtains. Condition is one of the meaning categories used in the analysis of conditional clauses. A distinction is often made between factual conditions and counterfactual conditions . In a factual condition (also called a neutral , open , or real condition ) the condition may or may not be fulfilled, e.g. If it rains tomorrow, we won’t go If Bob’s there already, he will have heard the news A counterfactual condition (also called...

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A Dictionary of Law (10 ed.)

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Law
Length:
255 words

...it a condition or a warranty is not regarded by the courts as conclusive of its status ( L Schuler AG v Wickman Machine Tools Sales Ltd [ 1974 ] AC 235 (HL)). See also innominate terms . 2. A provision that does not form part of a contractual obligation but operates either to suspend the contract until a specified event has happened (a condition precedent ) or to bring it to an end in certain specified circumstances (a condition subsequent ). When X agrees to buy Y’s car if it passes its MOT test, this is a condition precedent; a condition in a...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
55 words

... 1. Often in the same sense as constraint . 2. A specific part of a rule ( 2 ) which indicates where it, or some subrule, applies. Thus a rule for German might introduce a glottal stop under the ‘condition’ # — V: i.e. at the beginning of a word (#—) before a vowel...

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A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
55 words

... A measure of the environmental quality of Sites of Special Scientific Interest , using six reportable condition categories: favourable, unfavourable, no change, unfavourable declining, part destroyed, and destroyed. These assessments are used to monitor the quality of individual SSSIs and national biodiversity programmes over time. This information is normally available to the general...

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
85 words

... A major term of a contract. It is frequently described as a term that goes to the root of a contract or is of the essence of a contract , as opposed to a warranty , which is a term of minor importance. Breach of a condition constitutes a fundamental breach of the contract and entitles the injured party to treat it as discharged, whereas breach of warranty is remediable only by an action for damages , subject to any contrary provision in a...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
202 words

... Although some booksellers describe the condition of their books in ways that are at best subjective (if not downright fraudulent), the vast majority are perhaps more reliable in this regard than in other aspects of their descriptions. The common terms—‘fine’, ‘very good’, ‘good’, etc.—should be used in ways wholly consonant with their everyday use and should require no special expertise or understanding. ‘Good’, although it may mean ‘merely good’ in this context, should still mean ‘good’ and not ‘bad’. Beyond that, there is what used to be called the...

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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2018

...Condition . In grammar , a relationship in which one situation is said to be dependent on another: in He’ll go if she goes, his action is dependent on hers. Expressing condition There are various ways of expressing this relationship: (1) By a conditional clause introduced by the conditional subordinating conjunctions if and unless : ‘Don’t move if it hurts ’, where the prohibition depends on the fulfilment of the condition that it hurts. Other conditional subordinators include as long as, assuming ( that ), provided ( that ), providing ...

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Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
490 words

...purchase price paid from A, regardless of how long B has had possession of them, since an implied condition was broken by A ( Rowland v Divall [ 1923 ] 2 KB 500). A condition precedent is a prerequisite that must be satisfied before a valid offer comes into existence (e.g. ‘I will sell you the first two female kittens that my cat has in her next litter’. If the cat has no female kittens there will be no offer to accept). A condition subsequent is a condition that, if and when fulfilled, brings a contract to an end (e.g. ‘I will pay you to mow my lawn...

pathological condition

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

...condition A condition associated with...

real condition

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014

...condition The same as open condition...

unfulfilled condition

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014

...condition The same as unreal condition...

condition reflexes

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
15 words

... reflexes The reaction of consumers following a reminder stimulus to the earlier brand conditioning...

rejected condition

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014

...condition The same as hypothetical condition . 1947 E. PARTRIDGE Rejected Condition, as in ‘If wishes were horses, beggars would...

intersex condition

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

...condition n . A condition in which a person displays a mixture of both male and female physical forms, reproductive organs, and sexual...

race condition

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016

...condition ( race ) A condition in sequential circuits in which two or more variables change at one time. In practice, i.e. with nonideal circuits, there is a possibility of incorrect operation under such a condition. See also hazard...

Neumann condition

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021

...Neumann condition A boundary condition for a partial differential equation which specifies the outward directional derivative ∂ u /∂ n  =  ∇ u ∙ n at the boundary . Here n denotes the outward-pointing unit normal . Compare Dirichlet problem , Robin boundary condition...

favourable condition

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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

...condition The desirable state for a site to be in for conservation ...

sufficient condition

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
51 words

...condition In relation to causation , a circumstance which is adequate on its own to produce a specified effect . It may also be a necessary condition or alternatively a different condition may also be a sufficient condition for the same event to occur. See also causation ; determinism . ...

electroneutrality condition

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
29 words

...condition the condition that in any solution the sum of the negative electric charges on ions must be equal to the sum of the positive charges on...

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