appurtenance


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appurtenance

1. Any built-in, nonstructural portion of a building, such as doors, windows, ventilators, electrical equipment, partitions, etc.
2. An incidental property right, as a right-of-way.
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Under a beneficent law of the State relating to property which has been for a certain period abandoned by an owner whose residence cannot be ascertained, the sheriff was legal custodian of the Manton farm and appurtenances thereunto belonging.
They are to be told that their youth was a dream, and the education and training which they received from us, an appearance only; in reality during all that time they were being formed and fed in the womb of the earth, where they themselves and their arms and appurtenances were manufactured; when they were completed, the earth, their mother, sent them up; and so, their country being their mother and also their nurse, they are bound to advise for her good, and to defend her against attacks, and her citizens they are to regard as children of the earth and their own brothers.
Hattersley strode up to the fire, and interposing his height and breadth between us and it, stood with arms akimbo, expanding his chest, and gazing round him as if the house and all its appurtenances and contents were his own undisputed possessions.
She had a cheque-book, a prize footman to follow her when she walked, unlimited credit, and bows and compliments from all the tradesmen, and all the appurtenances of an heiress; but she spent a woeful time.
He cracked his knuckles and sat down, sorting out his writing appurtenances.
And this horrible problem was only an extrane- ous episode, a mere complication in the general problem of how to get that ship--which was mine with her appurtenances and her men, with her body and her spirit now slumbering in that pestilential river--how to get her out to sea.
As the travellers had observed that day many indications of their drawing nearer and nearer to the race town, such as gipsy camps, carts laden with gambling booths and their appurtenances, itinerant showmen of various kinds, and beggars and trampers of every degree, all wending their way in the same direction, Mr Codlin was fearful of finding the accommodations forestalled; this fear increasing as he diminished the distance between himself and the hostelry, he quickened his pace, and notwithstanding the burden he had to carry, maintained a round trot until he reached the threshold.
The sound power level of the test fan and appurtenance was calculated using the comparison method, per AMCA Standard 300 (1996) using the following
The awesome heave belies an interior furnished like a gentleman's club, with voluminous boot and every appurtenance of gracious living.
By making available a tasteful literary appurtenance to the entrepreneurial community, we feel that we have contributed in no small measure to making the American dream come true.
Therefore, an understanding of each appurtenance is necessary to design a tool that will successfully traverse each fixture.
Construct reinforced concrete pads and welded steel supports and appurtenances.