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contracted

having undergone contraction, especially in length.

contracted foal syndrome
a congenital disease of unknown origin in foals characterized by contractural deformities of axial and appendicular joints. Asymmetry of the skull, eventration of viscera, torticollis and scoliosis may also be present.
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Contracted foal syndrome. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
contracted foot
see contracted heels (see below).
contracted heels
the heels of affected horses are drawn in, the bars are almost parallel and the frog is much reduced in size. Lameness is a common accompaniment. Called also contracted hoof, contracted foot.
contracted hooves
see contracted heels (above).
contracted tendon
see tendon contracture.
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Award fee is also earned through the contractor's efforts on cost saving: the contractor can earn a percentage of contract costs saved over the course of the contract as profit by finding more efficient ways to conduct the proposed contracted efforts.
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The act applies to private sector commercial projects contracted for over $250,000 and is not applicable to: construction contracts for one-, two- or three-family houses or residential tract developments of 150 units or less; residential construction projects if the aggregate size is 9,000 SF or less, or HUD-assisted residential projects having fewer than 150 units.