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accelerate

To demand the full amount due under a contract even though the original agreement allowed payments over time. Almost all promissory notes and leases have acceleration clauses in the event of default.If it were not for such clauses,the lender or landowner could be required to file separate lawsuits when each payment was missed, or wait until the end of the term and sue for all at once.

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The higher overvoltage ratio (electron accelerating voltage divided by x-ray excitation energy) is a favorable factor as far as intensity is concerned but is counteracted by lower fluorescence yield.
"During the rigorous NSF review process, the evaluation panel was impressed with Invistics' proven approach and application for accelerating manufacturing performance and the economic impact it can bring to the manufacturing marketplace," stated Cheryl Albus, Program Manager for the NSF.
Practitioners have been doing depreciation analyses for years, identifying specific items like carpeting, appliances or landscaping, and accelerating their depreciation under modified accelerated cost recovery system standards.
In other experiments, researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor reported accelerating some 10 billion protons to energies of about a tenth of those reached with the Livermore laser.
"This, coupled with the rapidly accelerating trend towards public rather than private financing of these entities, has changed the real estate industry forever - and for the better.
"United Devices has a strong history of success in accelerating academic research through our market-leading grid solutions," said United Devices Director of Business Development and Strategic Relations, Piush Patel.
In addition to accelerating the deductions, Notice 2000-4 provides other tax-saving opportunities.
Early this year, two teams studying the brightness of a collection of distant, exploded stars--called type Ia supernovas--reported preliminary evidence that the expansion of the cosmos is accelerating (SN: 3/21/98, p.
As these various damages take place, associated cracking that occurs allows more water to get in, further accelerating the actions of water against the concrete.
Some professionals recommended not accelerating the recovery method to 100%, because they believed a lower tax could be achieved by partially offsetting each years distribution by 10%.
Whatever the case, researchers should refrain from casting acceleration as a "horrible ogre" and should look at the drawbacks of not accelerating intellectually gifted children, Tomlinson-Keasey contends.

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