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consolidation

1 the combining of two or more actions at law.
2 the combination of a number of Acts of Parliament into one codifying statute.

CONSOLIDATION, civil law. The union of the usufruct with the estate out of which it issues, in the same person which happens when the usufructuary acquires the estate, or vice versa. In either case the usufruct is extinct. In the common law this is called a merger. Ley. El. Dr. Rom. 424. U. S. Dig. tit. Actions, V.
     2. Consolidation may take place in two ways: first, by the usufructuary surrendering his right to the proprietor, which in the common law is called a surrender; secondly, by the release of the. proprietor of his rights to the usufructuary, which in our law is called a release.

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The axisymmetric large-strain consolidation theory breaks through the small-strain theoretical framework and can accurately analyze the settlement characteristics of soils.
In this study, based on the ALSC model, difference schemes of the consolidation equation, initial conditions, and boundary conditions were included.
The convective coordinate [xi] measured downwards in the direction of gravity is the same with one-dimensional large-strain consolidation. The Euler polar coordinates (r, [theta]) are used for radical flows, where r is measured away from the drain (Figure 2).
Beyond the first quarter merger numbers, nine credit unions publicly announced new consolidation agreements in April and May, including two credit unions that are planning to merge into a large California cooperative.
Given this definition, researchers have examined the impact of city-county consolidation on public service costs, municipal disparity, and economic development.
The literature allows this study to connect consolidation with debt burden.
Service delivery consolidation should be defined as a distinct practice and academic topic.
Each government involved in the service consolidation retains their governing political organization and structure and remains a separate legal entity.
By definition, consolidation eliminates one or more schools or districts and creates one distinct, larger school system.
Proponents of consolidation espouse a variety of arguments in furtherance of the initiative.
In this paper, it is proposed to use an apparatus which will simulate field conditions suitably at the time of laboratory consolidation test and predict rate of consolidation more precisely.
Over the years different researchers have presented their studies on development of concepts for evaluating consolidation characteristics simulating field conditions.