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Moiety

One-half.

Joint tenants own their estate by the moiety.

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Joint Tenancy.

moiety

(moy-et-tee) n. Half. Generally a reference to interest in real property, moiety is seldom used today.

moiety

noun allotment, division, equal part, equal share, fifty percent, fraction, fragment, half, indefinite portion, indefinite share, measure, parcel, part, percentage, piece, portion, ration, section, segment, share
See also: segment

moiety

(pronounced ‘moy-ettee’) a half

MOIETY. The half of anything; as, if a testator bequeath one moiety of his estate to A, and the other to B, each shall take an equal part. Joint tenants are said to hold by moieties. Lit. 125; 3 M. G. & S. 274, 283

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These rules define the strongly correlated glycan moieties to express their associated functions.
Although the moieties were divided into 'clans', Lesu people had only one word, mutingbung, to designate both moiety and clan.
It was postulated from these water up-take studies that the rate of water-uptake in the emulsion films was controlled either by film formation or residual ammonium acrylate moieties within the films.
classified] in two distinct divisions, or moieties .
Known amounts of purified chloroperoxidase formed by adding purified heme protein and flavoprotein moieties in a 1:1 molar ratio were added to a reaction mixture containing 10 mM NaCl, 440 [[micro]meter] [H.
Peng, Synthesis, Nematocidal Activity and SAR Study of Novel Difluoromethylpyrazole Carboxamide Derivatives Containing Flexible Alkyl Chain Moieties.
Step 2: Conversion of a fraction of the isocyanate moieties of the PS-co-TMI into anthracene moieties (PS-co-TMI-MAMA).
Effective stabilization of the emulsion system is by particulate moieties comprising a hydrophobic particulate moiety and a hydrophilic particulate moiety.
This first-in-class innovative chimeric compound bears within a single molecule two pharmacological moieties, a somatostatin analog and a dopamine agonist, which act synergistically following activation of those receptors in disorders such as acromegaly and neuroendocrine tumours.
This work collects bioassay protocols for evaluating the therapeutic moieties resulting from chemical, biological, and natural processes; for exploring the mechanisms of action of therapeutic moieties in cells, tissues, and organs; and for measuring chemical toxicity and hepatotoxicity of therapeutic compounds.
Key statement: A rubber composition comprising the following compound: R1--NH-phenyl-NH--R2 where the amino moieties occupy the 1 and 4 positions of the phenyl ring, and R1 and R2 are selected from the group consisting of H, C1 to C3 straight chain or branched alkyl groups, and wherein R1 and R2 may be the same or different; and where the t90 isothermal at 125[degrees]C is within 30% of the t90 after 28 days aging at 40[degrees]C as the unaged green rubber composition.
has received a patent for a golf ball comprised of a core, a cover layer encasing the core and at least one coating layer encasing the cover layer, wherein the coating layer is formed of a two-part, reactive composition comprised of a first part comprised of 5% or greater of a radiation-curable iso(thio)cyanate, wherein each molecule has at least one non-aromatic carbon-carbon unsaturation; and a second part comprised of at least one iso(thio)cyanate-reactive chemical; wherein the golf ball further comprises at least one indicia layer adjoining the coating layer, and wherein the indicia layer is formed from an ink composition comprised of one or more radiation-curable moieties crosslinkable to the radiation-curable iso(thio)cyanate in the coating layer.