wear and tear


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wear and tear

noun corrosion, damage, decay, depletion, depreciation, deterioration, dissolution, diminution, erosion, exhaustion, impairment, ruination, wastage
Associated concepts: award with wear and tear excepted
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Overall, it is clear that floors are getting the brunt of damage, wear and tear despite consumers' best intentions.
They don't feel they're getting the wear and tear out there.
With an invisibleSHIELD(TM) Screen Protector in place, PSP users can protect their devices from wear and tear, keeping their PSPs looking as pristine and new as when it was purchased," Chipping said.
Responding to a common query about the extent of home warranty coverage, Lightfoot said home warranty companies cover appliance and system breakdowns caused by normal wear and tear.
The charger component adds five hours of battery life; the adjustable stand holds the portable device at the desired viewing angle; the stereo delivers crisp sound and the rugged case protects the Sony PSP from wear and tear
This simple recycled-paper towel-rack hanger and sheet card will save money, tons of detergent, millions of gallons of water, energy, labor, wear and tear on linens, wear and tear on equipment, as well as our environment," says Patricia Griffin, president of "Green" Hotels Association(R).
But every small movement of the car corresponds to an action, of the internal mechanism of the shock absorbers, which leads to continuous and progressive wear and tear.
Revolutionizing the auto industry, Chase Auto Finance, a division of The Chase Manhattan Bank (NYSE: CMB), is the first auto finance company to offer a No Excess Wear and Tear Lease.
I know that the reimbursement allowance is to cover wear and tear as well as gas, so how do I value said wear and tear?
looking at the difference between wear and tear and actual damage to property.
Wear and tear is an outright certainty, so maintaining the breaker is vital to keeping it running at peak efficiency.