Definitions for "allowance"
An intentional clearance between internal or external thread and the design form of the thread when the thread form is on it's maximum metal condition. Not all classes of fit have an allowance. For metric threads the allowance is called the fundamental deviation.
(n) A tolerancing measure used to describe the minimum clearance or maximum interference between parts. Allowance is the tightest fit between two mating parts.
An allowance is an intentional difference between the maximum material limits of mating parts. It is the minimum clearance (positive allowance) or maximum interference (negative allowance) between such parts.
Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances; as, to make allowance for the inexperience of youth.
A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries, such as tare and tret.
(a) A deduction from weight or value of shipment. (b) An amount given in repayment.
A sum of money set aside in the construction contract for items which haven't been specified or selected in the construction contract
an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period); "travel allowance"; "my weekly allowance of two eggs"; "a child's allowance should not be too generous"
a good way to introduce your child to money management
A sum set aside for an occurrence that may or may not come to pass. For example,...
That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity, as of food or drink; hence, a limited quantity of meat and drink, when provisions fall short.
To put upon a fixed allowance (esp. of provisions and drink); to supply in a fixed and limited quantity; as, the captain was obliged to allowance his crew; our provisions were allowanced.
A fixed sum for a specific portion of the work determined by the architect in advance of bidding to be used by all bidders in their bids. An Allowance would be used when the exact character or quality of an element of the work is not known at the time of bidding.
A customary variation from an "exact" measurement, taken for the purpose of anticipated needs.
Accounting for extra space after taking an exact measurement, for the purpose of anticipating needs.
Keywords:  ton, emit, sulfur, lutant, tradeable
An allowed, possibly tradable, right-to-emit in a country that has taken on an emissions cap under the Kyoto Protocol. The units for allowances are tonnes of CO2 equivalent.
the permission, given by the government, to emit a certain amount of sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides.
a permit to emit one ton of a pol lutant
Keywords:  dollar, landlord, tac, knew, wealthy
A set dollar amount provided by the Landlord under a lease to be used by the Tenant for a specific purpose. Examples include allowances for moving expenses ,design fees, and tenant improvements. If the expense is less than the allowance, the savings are typically retained by the Landlord. If the expense exceeds the allowance amount, the Tenant is responsible for the excess amount.
a specific dollar amount allocated by a contractor for specified items in a contract for which brand, model number, color, size, or other detail is not yet known.
an ideal assumption, but even then I knew many people (in a wealthy school district) where the people got only a single digit dollar amount a week
Acknowledgement by the Trade-marks Office that an application is eligible for registration. The applicant receives a "Notice of Allowance" (not the same as "Certificate of Registration").
A patent application meets the conditions for patentability. A Notice of Allowability form PTOL-37 is used whenever an application has been placed in condition for allowance. The date of any communication and/or interview which resulted in the allowance should be included in the notice.
A temporary price reduction or discount offered to the retailer by the manufacturer. Sometimes given in the form of free goods, like one case free with twelve.
Refers to an inflated value that a dealership will offer a customer for his or her trade-in. For example, a discount on the selling price of a new vehicle may be wrapped into the amount the customer is quoted for his or her trade-in, thus inflating the value of the trade-in. Refer to A.C.V.
A manufacturer's deal for wholesalers or retailers to advertise and/or merchandise specific product(s). Also known as a trade deal, promotion or a discount.
The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance.
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
a grant provided from federal funds in addition to the serviceman's regular pay
Keywords:  approbation, approval
Approval; approbation.
a fixed sum of money/ benefit doled out regularly (in addition to salary) to meet the expenses for a service rendered to the employer or as compensation for the unusual conditions of that service
a salary add-on that is clearly identified as separate from the basic salary for the job
A monthly benefit payment issued monthly to a CalPERS retiree, beneficiary, or survivor.
The measurement which has to be added to the fabric quantity in order to neatly turn in the fabric at the hems, seams or headings.
In trade, the term represents an agreement between the seller and buyer allowing for a tolerance in quantity, quality, total price, unit price, or measurement. The allowance can also be based on customs in a specific trade.
Keywords:  indulgence, license
License; indulgence.
See Ceding Commission and Expense Allowance.
In a reinsurance arrangement, the reinsurer's proportionate share of the agent commissions, underwriting costs, administration costs, policy issue costs, and other expenses that an insurer incurs in acquiring a policy.
a payment of a pre-determined amount to a staff member to cover an estimated expense regardless of whether the staff member incurs the expected expense
Industry term referring to the additional length added to frame rails or subtracted from mat openings, usually 1/8 of an inch for each side. For example, if the customer orders and 11x14 inch frame, the rails will be cut to 11 1/8 inch and 14 1/8 inch. The 1/8 inch allowance will allow for easy fitting of the artwork, matboard and glazing. For matboards, the opening will be cut 1/8 inch shorter on each side. For example, if the opening is for a 5x7 image, the opening will be 4 3/4 inches x 6 3/4 inches.
Keywords:  rations
If you gave the allowance or it came from a questionable source, beware of family quarrels.
Keywords:  diningroom, smoking, act, objected
the act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom"
Keywords:  bursary, extra, payment, your
an extra payment on your bursary
a "tool to empower your children to avoid commercialism's clutches
Keywords:  happy, you're, commitment
a commitment you're happy to
A guess at what an item will cost in a typical structure. A (sub)contractor will give an allowance for what they would typically place into a building. The owner then has a choice of materials to go up or down depending on price.
a condition of employment and a provision for payment in addition to the standard minimum rate of pay
a condition of employment and a provision for payment in excess of the standard minimum rate of pay
Keywords:  taken, shade, blind, mount, income
When taken in the context of tax 'allowance', it is a figure that reduces income that would otherwise be subject to tax.
an amount which is taken away from your income before we work out the tax you need to pay
The amount of the blind or shade that taken off in order to be installed as an inside mount.
Source: SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2002 Definition: A determination by the Disability Determination Services, an administrative law judge, or the Appeals Council that an applicant meets the medical definition of disability under the law.
a way of "exempting" part of your income from tax withholding
A race other than a claiming event for which the racing secretary drafts certain conditions.
put on a fixed allowance, as of food
an authorization to release a fixed amount of a pollutant
The prescribed difference between the design size and the basic size.
Keywords:  good, thing, start, place
a good place to start
a good thing
Keywords:  nutrient, discharge, load, source, may
The allowed nutrient load a source may discharge.
Keywords:  exception
To make exception for.
Keywords:  reserve, profits, assets, charge, order
a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
Keywords:  aged, available, income, increase, tax
Increased personal allowance for Income Tax for persons aged over 65. A further increase is available to persons over 75.