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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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0 automates the last piece of application mapping, the automatic discovery of business applications, via the Collation Application Descriptors.
The collation of real time information on piracy and armed robbery attacks and its timely dissemination to all EU interests engaged in commercial shipping and/or fishing activities, including ships, seafarers, shipowners, ship operators, maritime response actors, agencies, etc.
Not only does this high speed maximise the throughput of the machine, it also allows it to efficiently perform the 4x1 collation that is needed for the latest slim shelf-ready packs, which are becoming increasingly popular with retailers.
According to Chambliss, Master Extrusion's collation shrink film is already opening eyes at several key beverage makers: "One of the major water manufacturers confirmed a 15% increase in uptime when using our film compared with what they had been using.
As for Lucretius 1515, collation of our vellum cops (it's the basis of the map) with paper ones reveals that vellum quires * and q were also reset, presumably in the following year, when the Ovid was printed--despite the fact that (as you can see on q6r) "IANVARIO M.
Mir Hasil Bizenjo said all the collation partners of future provincial government have reached on an agreement regarding formation of the government.
The dissemination of information based on relevant material for identification, collation and assessment and conservation would be through a web based portal, publications, audio/visual (CDs, digital prints, etc.
Some NPP officials actually believe that the faxes that were sent from collation centres to the EC headquarters, might have been intercepted en route by electronic experts hired by the NDC, who would then doctor the figures, and then send the faxes on their way again.
The development of metallocene and bimodal LDPE resins has considerably changed the structure of collation shrink films.
South Tyneside Council is hosting the annual conference of Tyne and Wear Research and Information set up to support the five Tyne and Wear metropolitan district councils through the collation and analysis of statistical information.
Since the gathered data is from various primary sources and some incomplete records, the precise methods of data collection and collation are described.
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