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Improvement

The act of adding something to a property such that it increases the property's value. For example, if one builds a house on a piece of land, the land usually becomes more valuable. Thus, the house is considered an improvement.

improvement

An increase in the value of real estate achieved by changing its configuration or by adding to it. Also called land improvement.
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These movements can help to compress and decompress a person's veins, which may improve circulation.
Part One TW6000 to improve electrical inverters 130 pcs / year
Get examples from one to two students and prompt, "Tell us what you did to improve or stay at a good level."
When used at low levels, the product, called polyFoam, produces a fine gas bubble size that reduces part weight and improves dimension tolerance in thick-walled parts.
Physicians and hospital executives must be interested in exploring how they can jointly improve care for their communities.
Almost immediately, Lean improves productivity by a reported 40 percent, and can reduce some space needs by 50 percent.
"The improved wet-web strength will reduce web breaks and allow for improved uptime or, if possible, an increase in machine speed--both of which will improve on-machine efficiency," said Smith.
* Create a Longitudinal Data System: Using Data to Improve Student Achievement
This will help reduce isolation, improve health and increase services for Tamil seniors in the community.
* Improve the effectiveness of government organizations and departments
In addition, by increasing flexibility in the number of cylinders that are cut off and further advancing variable valve systems, Honda aims to improve the fuel efficiency of its VCM system by 11% compared to the level of 2005.
* New system stored procedures that improve productivity by providing the metadata required to enhance applications