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1. a quantity of some commodity offered for sale; lot
2. a distinct portion of land
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A piece of land with its own metes and bounds.
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Of land, a contiguous land area which is considered as a unit, which is subject to a single ownership, and which is legally recorded as a single piece.
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As used in meteorology, it means a small volume of air—small enough to contain a uniform distribution of its meteorological properties and large enough to remain relatively self-contained and respond to all external factors.
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