wear and tear


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wear and tear

noun corrosion, damage, decay, depletion, depreciation, deterioration, dissolution, diminution, erosion, exhaustion, impairment, ruination, wastage
Associated concepts: award with wear and tear excepted
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RAY: Plus, there's some wear and tear that's just not calculatable.
Although the topic of wear and tear is subjective and there are no hard and fast rules on what is 'reasonably acceptable', the mydeposits 'Wear and Tear - When is it Fair?
Such a machine may not have experienced much wear and tear, so the customer may be given the option of replacing some parts while trying to get more life out of others.
These schedules attempt to take into consideration "normal" wear and tear based on the property's standard life.
THE RESULTS IS WEAR AND TEAR IN THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION.
When an exempt organization with assets used in an exempt function transfers the assets to a taxable subsidiary or loses its exemption, the basis of the assets at the time of the transfer is their original cost, reduced for exhaustion, wear and tear, obsolescence, amortization and depletion during the period the organization was not subject to tax.
My orthopedist said the pain is from wear and tear.
However, California is second, trailing only Rhode Island, in the average cost per car in urban areas for damage, wear and tear and reduced fuel mileage directly tied to bad roads.