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adjusting

[ə′jəst·iŋ]
(engineering)
In measurement technology, setting or compensating a measuring instrument or a weight in such a way that the indicated value deviates as little as possible from the actual value.
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Once the first sighting shot is found on target, simply return the scope reticle back to the aiming point and, without moving the rifle, carefully adjust the reticle to bisect the bullet hole.
However, when income beneficiaries began to receive a portion of the capital gain through the trustee's power to adjust or a unitrust payment, the landscape changed.
It can be used to adjust the vehicle's dive, squat, and roll rates by adjusting the shock absorbers' damping rates individually, or in pairs.
Part 263, its rules of practice and procedure to adjust the maximum amount, as set by statute, of each civil money penalty (CMP) within its jurisdiction to account for inflation.
Elastic compounds such as, for example, high-percentage NR qualities for conveyor belt covers are not as easy to adjust by adjusting the plates.
It takes almost a year to adjust to a certain coach, but I was just adjusting and adjusting.
In addition, a partnership does not adjust the basis of partnership property following the transfer of a partnership interest, unless the partnership has elected under Sec.
1, 2000, for all trusts and estates, California's trustees gained a new tool--the so-called "power to adjust.