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compliance

, compliancy
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.

Compliance

Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.

compliance

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.

certificate of compliance

A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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