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Adjust

To settle or arrange; to free from differences or discrepancies. To bring to a satisfactory state so that parties are agreed, as to adjust amount of loss by fire or controversy regarding property or estate. To bring to proper relations. To determine and apportion an amount due. The term is sometimes used in the sense of pay, when used in reference to a liquidated claim. Determination of an amount to be paid to insured by insurer to cover loss or damage sustained.

adjust

(Regulate), verb accommodare, accommodate, adapt, aptare, attemper, balance, calibrate, coordinate, essablish equilibrium, even, methodize, moderate, normalize, reset, restore equilibrium, stabilize, standardize, strike a balance, systematize, temper, tune
Associated concepts: adjust differences, adjusted, adjusted cost basis, adjusted gross income

adjust

(Resolve), verb accord, amend, arrange, bring to agreement, change, clarify, complete, conclude, correct, curb, emendate, fix, mitigate, rectify, remedy, set, settle, solve, treat
Associated concepts: adjust a claim
See also: accommodate, adapt, alter, amend, apply, arrange, attune, change, check, compromise, conform, coordinate, decide, defray, discharge, emend, fix, inure, liquidate, mediate, mitigate, modify, naturalize, orchestrate, organize, pay, perform, reconcile, rectify, redress, refund, remedy, repair, restrain, settle, stipulate, transform
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The adjusting disk was then made from a piece of brass the same thickness as the slot in the shaft (0.
Adjusting the test-score data for this factor reduces the gap even more.
If an insurer, TPA or independent adjusting firm has offices close to the affected area with established power, phone and Internet, those locations may be ideal.
Prevent that damage by making sure both adjusting screws on your howitzer are properly shimmed.
By correctly adjusting the roll temperature and the circumferential speed of the roll to match the extruder output and the take-off speed, even complex profiles with large thickness variations and long angled tips can be made without problems.
Delays in adjusting investment may be due not only to the need to collect and assimilate information on customer needs and supplier costs but also to lags in developing engineering and management specifications for the new equipment.
It would show the poverty rate, which is indexed to the CPI, to be lower than the current numbers (starting from 1973, adjusting the CPI would have lowered the poverty line by over 12 percent by 1995).
The underwriters expect to deliver the Series D Adjusting Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock to purchasers on or about November 21, 2006.
4% when adjusting equity for 50% of goodwill) at March 31, 2006, which is considered moderate.
After adjusting total adjusted capital for capital required to support the variable annuity business, Fitch believes that adjusted RBC is in the 360%-370% range.
The Company uses AFFO because it believes that this measure provides investors a useful indicator of the operating performance of the Company's hotels by adjusting for the effects of certain non-cash or non-recurring items arising from the Company's financing activities, impairment charges on hotels held for sale and other areas.
Additional sources of liquidity include a $250 million A/R program, expiring March 2006, of which approximately $98 million was outstanding as of June 30, 2005, and annual free cash flow in each of the past four fiscal years (after adjusting for A/R proceeds).