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Dominant

Prevalent; paramount in force or effect; of primary importance or consideration. That which is dominant possesses rights that prevail over those of others.

In Property Law, the estate to which an Easement, or right of use, is given is called the dominant tenement or estate, and the one upon which the easement is imposed is called the servient tenement or estate.

dominant

adjective ascendant, authoritative, chief, commanding, controlling, eminent, first, governing, hegemonical, influential, leading, main, master, overshadowing, paramount, predominant, preeminent, preponderant, prepotent, prevalent, primary, prime, principal, regnant, ruling, sovereign, superior, supreme, unsurpassed, weighty
Associated concepts: dominant aspect rule, dominant essate, dominant land, dominant party, dominant right, dommnant tenant, serviant land
See also: absolute, cardinal, causative, central, compelling, considerable, current, essential, forcible, influential, leading, master, omnipotent, outstanding, potent, powerful, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, primary, prime, principal, rampant, rife, salient, sovereign, stellar

DOMINANT. estates. In the civil law, this term is used to signify the estate to which a servitude or easement is due from another estate; for example, where the owners of the estate, Blackacre, have a right of way or passage over the estate Whiteacre, the former is called the dominant, and the latter the servient estate. Bouv. Inst. n. 1600.

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Most of authors suggest 90Adeg flexion on dominant side with normal movements at shoulder, wrist and cervical spine.
This study also showed a significant increase in the external rotation of the dominant shoulder compared to non-dominant side in racquet players and when compared to dominant side of non-racquet players.
I thought from the start to finish we were the dominant side and created far more chances," Allardyce said.
Ross Jones scored all of the Ravens' points with five penalties but the hosts were clearly the dominant side and scored four tries through captain Rob Nash, Jamie Sollis, Luke Ford and Nathan Trowbridge.
The Hoops defender took centre stage at Parkhead with a first-half thunderbolt to send his dominant side towards a 2-0 win over Dunfermline.
Planned pairwise comparisons showed that the mean RMS value of the dominant side was significantly lower in the final evaluation when compared to the initial (p < 0.
If either sounds like you, thank the dominant side of your brain.
Challinor Guiseley were the more dominant side in the second half when their keeper did not have a save to make, and Bay were fortunate to see James Walshaw shoot wide when put through one-on-one with keeper Chris Sanna.
Wolfsburg were by far the dominant side though and Dzeko somehow missed another golden opportunity after 18 minutes, this time glancing the ball wide from another wonderful cross.
Abumoslem played well too but we were the dominant side in the second half.

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