Showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with,
Showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with
we must be tolerant of others
a more tolerant attitude toward other religions
(of a plant, animal, or machine) Able to endure (specified conditions or treatment)
rye is reasonably tolerant of drought
fault-tolerant computer systems
showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
kind: tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
broad: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
(tolerantly) in a tolerant manner; "he reacts rather tolerantly toward his son's juvenile behavior"
In general usage, tolerance is the ability to accept the existence of something while still disapproving of it. ...
(Tolerance (engineering)) Engineering tolerance is the permissible limit or limits of variation in # a physical dimension, # a measured value or physical property of a material, manufactured object, system, or service, # other measured values (such as temperature, humidity, etc). ...
(Tolerance (in logic)) In mathematical logic, a tolerant sequence is a sequence
tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something; tending to withstand or survive
(tolerantly) ability to put up with something you dislike
(Tolerance) The allowable deviation from a value or standard; the total range of variation permitted in maintaining a specified dimension in machining, fabricating or construction of a member or assembly. ...
(Tolerance) a state of immunologic unresponsiveness to a substance that would otherwise provoke an immune response.
(tolerance) dimensional allowance made for the inability of men and machines to fabricate a product of exact dimensions.
(tolerance) A weight allowance made to reconcile weight variations of certain commodities.
(tolerance) Permissible residue level for pesticides in raw agricultural produce and processed foods. Whenever a pesticide is registered for use on a food or feed crop, a tolerance must be established. ...
(tolerance) a mathematical term indicating the allowable variation from a standard or from specified conditions. It is an indication of the accuracy and the precision of a measurement.
(Tolerance) in pharmacology, refers to the reduced responsiveness to a drug’s action as the result of previous continued and/or multiple exposure
(Tolerance) The permissible deviation above and below a plan’s estimate of time and cost without escalating the deviation to the next level of management. Separate tolerance figures should be given for time and cost.There may also be tolerance levels for quality, scope, benefit and risk. ...
(Tolerance) A state in which the body's tissue cells adjust to the presence of a drug. The term "tolerance" refers to a state in which the body becomes used to the presence of a drug in given amounts and eventually fails to respond to ordinarily effective dosages. ...
(Tolerance) The allowable difference between an area calculation made by an individual and the actual area of a subject space, floor or building. If the Tolerance is 1%, then two individual’s area calculations must always be within 2% of each other (one could be 1% high and the other 1% low).
(Tolerance) reduced sensitivity to a drug resulting from the body adapting to repeated exposure to that drug, thus requiring higher doses to maintain the body’s original response to the drug.
(Tolerance) A physiological change resulting from repeated drug use that requires the user to consume increasing amounts of the drug to get the same effect a smaller dose used to give; often leads to physical dependence.
(Tolerance) respect, acceptance, and appreciation of the rich diversity of the world’s cultures, forms of expression, and ways of being human; harmony in difference
(Tolerance) What results from prolonged recent use of drugs requiring one to use more to get the same effect. "I've built up a tolerance to LSD, now I have to take at least 500 mikes to get off."