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A written document that records the essential provisions of a contract of insurance and temporarily protects the insured until an insurance company has investigated the risks to be covered, or until a formal policy is issued.

A receipt for cash or for a check that is deposited by a prospective buyer with the seller to secure the right to purchase real estate at terms that have been agreed upon by both buyer and seller.

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n. a written statement of the key terms of an agreement, in particular insurance policies, so that the insured as well as lenders can be assured there is valid and adequate insurance coverage. (See: insurance)

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Advances in binder chemistries validated by exposure testing have led to significant improvements in adhesion to a wide variety of exterior substrates, including chalky substrates without the use of alkyd modifiers that detract from durability.
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studied the effects of carbon nanoparticles on the performance characteristics of asphalt binder. The viscosity, performance grade (PG), creep and creep recovery, and frequency sweep tests were carried out on modified binder.
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All around the world, there are currently three systems used to classified bituminous binder: penetration grade system (main system used in Europe), performance grade system (used mainly in the USA) and viscosity grade system--currently rarely used.