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dam·age

(dam'ij),
Harm, diminution, or destruction of an organ, body part, system, or function.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L. damnum, loss, harm]
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The high school district is so far estimating $230,000 in damage and Lancaster School District about $300,000.
Murphy originally included the full amount of the damages in her gross income and paid the appropriate taxes, but she later filed an amended return claiming a refund based on the exclusion in section 104(a)(2) regarding damages received "on account of personal physical injuries or physical sickness.
When we did all our analysis and statistics, it turned out that the likelihood of quitting smoking with ease after insula damage was 136 times higher than for damage anywhere else in the brain," says Bechara.
The Buentes' home sustained $50,000 to $100,000 in damages as a result of Katrina; they were paid $2,600--the amount Allstate determined to be covered wind damage.
After all, the statute excludes from income damages for physical injuries or physical sickness.
In the second New York appellate case, the general contractor was granted leave to amend its complaint to assert claims for delay damages, despite the inclusion of an exculpatory "no damage-for-delay" clause in the contract.
Damage to one hard disk can be regarded as a damaged horizontal block damaged and it can no longer read and store the data.
The study shows that damage in a particular brain area plays a role in cognitive damage among solvent abusers.
Electrophoretic DNA migration is proportional to the level of DNA damage producing cometlike images under a fluorescence microscope (magnification 200x) (Figure 2).
This amount of heat over this short amount of time will not cause appreciable damage to the specimens.
Often, symptoms are minor at first, and since most nerve damage occurs over several years, mild cases may go unnoticed for a long time.
Liquidated damages are a predetermined amount of money that the parties to a contract agree will be awarded to one or both parties if there is a breach of contract.