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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 new 8110 line offers higher temperatures than the 8000 line, along with moderate flows and pressure levels to accommodate cleaning applications involving sensitive equipment and damageable surfaces.
And from a business standpoint, it wouldn't be in the interest of the owners to do damageable harm to their investment, which is why distribution is rationed.
He told the defendant: "It was possession of material highly damageable to the police force and their operations - there is no justification for this.