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noun analogical procedure, analogy, appositeness, ascertainment, balance, check, checking, comparative estimate, comparison, confirmation, contrast, correlation, cross-check, determination, differentiation, examination, juxtaposition, relation
Associated concepts: collation of seals, collation of the propprty in an estate

COLLATION, descents. A term used in the laws of Louisiana. Collation -of goods is the supposed or real return to the mass of the succession, which an heir makes of the property he received in advance of his share or otherwise, in order that such property may be divided, together with the other effects of the succession. Civil Code of Lo. art. 1305.
     2. As the object of collation is to equalize the heirs, it follows that those things are excluded from collation, which the heir acquired by an onerous title from the ancestor, that is, where he gave a valuable consideration for them. And upon the same principle, if a co-heir claims no share of the estate, he is not bound to collate. Qui non vult hereditatem, non cogitur ad collationem. See Id. art. 1305 to 1367; And @Hotchpot.

COLLATION, eccl. law. The act by which the bishop, who has the bestowing of a benefice, gives it to an incumbent. T. L.

COLLATION, practice. The comparison of a copy with its original, in order to ascertain its correctness and conformity; the report of the officer who made the comparison, is also called a collation.

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Ebbw Vale-based Scan & Collate of Ebbw Vale have received secondround funding of PS75,000 from Tata subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise, the cornerstone of a PS200,000 investment package.
As a virtual knowledge and working environment for distributed user groups the COLLATE system provides appropriate task-based interfaces for analyzing, comparing, indexing and annotating the scanned-in source material.
Registered users can individually log-in and work at their local desks while accessing the central COLLATE database server (currently hosted at Fraunhofer IPSI).
Collaboration support in the COLLATE working environment incorporates advanced system functions based on an explicit model of collaborative indexing and annotation (cf.
We have, however, long made the point that the money spent on the army of civil servants needed to collate and number crunch these endless lists of figures would be better used on something that actually benefits the electorate.
Collates the data in a choice of formats (Word, pdf, html, csv etc)
The National Audit Office for Wales has opted not to investigate the way in which the Welsh Development Agency collates its job created and safeguarded figures.
The new collating and wrapping system receives the cartons of teabags from the production line, turns them on end, collates them on a tray, glues the tray and then provides an overall shrink wrap, doubling the flexibility compared with their current machine.
com/software/bamboo), Bamboo collates build metrics and offers dynamic reports and charts, providing greater insight into development processes.
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But because the new technology automatically collates documents and can store pages in memory, we just print the number of sets required at the time, and drop them right into delivery boxes as they come off the printer.
OAG collates data from more than 1000 scheduled airlines, on a daily basis, to give an overview of anticipated travel demand.