wear and tear


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wear and tear

 (târ)
n.
Loss, damage, or depreciation resulting from ordinary use and exposure.

wear and tear

n
damage, depreciation, or loss resulting from ordinary use

wear′ and tear′

(tɛər)
n.
damage or deterioration resulting from ordinary use; normal depreciation.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wear and tear - decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or usewear and tear - decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
non-cash expense - an expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash
financial loss - loss of money or decrease in financial value
straight-line method, straight-line method of depreciation - (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
write-down, write-off - (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
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Am I obligated by law to pay for the expenses related to repairing any wear and tear that has occurred in my current apartment while I was residing in it as a tenant?
Wear and tear When your body starts showing signs of wear and tear Your departure date could now be near Our body is like an engine and it finally wears out Alas this is life and what it's all about Just hope you were born with a long lifeline Because you cannot buy any more time No one knows what the future holds You may ask God if you are feeling bold.
In his opinion, the main reason for the loss the company is sustaining is the wear and tear of the infrastructure.
Not so long ago when repairs were reported online, the systems asked if the repairs needed were the results of caused damage or fair wear and tear. This is fair enough.
I want to draw your kind attention on the wear and tear of Faizabad Metro Station during the sit-in of Maulana Khadim Hussain Rizvi for the resignation of Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid.
RAWALPINDI -- Government has decided to install weight scale on Rawalpindi-Chakwal road to save them from wear and tear being caused by heavy vehicular traffic.
First of all, a landlord cannot make any deductions from a security deposit for damages resulting from normal wear and tear of the premises.
I WROTE earlier this year regarding Hudders-field Town Football Club saying do not worry about wear and tear on the turnstiles and the seating, also not to order too many pies.
Blue Cube, the Stafford-based rental specialists for portable cold stores, blast freezers and purpose-built units, have come out with another industry-first: a simple guide to what constitutes "fair wear and tear".
I know that the reimbursement allowance is to cover wear and tear as well as gas, so how do I value said wear and tear?
looking at the difference between wear and tear and actual damage to property.
The BigFoot tyre pressure system is cutting wear and tear on forest roads Newtown haulier Tony Hughes was given a pounds 10,000 grant to install the system on a new pounds 170,000 Renault Lander wagon.