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tolerances, plural;
  1. The ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with
    • - the tolerance of corruption
    • - an advocate of religious tolerance
  2. The capacity to endure continued subjection to something, esp. a drug, transplant, antigen, or environmental conditions, without adverse reaction
    • - the desert camel shows the greatest tolerance to dehydration
    • - species were grouped according to pollution tolerance
    • - various species of diatoms display different tolerances to acid
  3. Diminution in the body's response to a drug after continued use

  4. An allowable amount of variation of a specified quantity, esp. in the dimensions of a machine or part
    • - 250 parts in his cars were made to tolerances of one thousandth of an inch

  1. the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  2. permissiveness: a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
  3. the act of tolerating something
  4. willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
  5. allowance: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  6. kind: tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
  7. In general usage, tolerance is the ability to accept the existence of something while still disapproving of it. ...
  8. 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). ...
  9. In mathematical logic, a tolerant sequence is a sequence
  10. The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance. [15th-19th c.]; The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry. [from 18th c. ...
  11. (toleranced) Having a specified tolerance
  12. (tolerant) tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something; tending to withstand or survive
  13. (Tolerances) The specification of acceptable variations in register, density, dot size, plate or paper thickness, concentration of chemicals, and other printing parameters
  15. (Tolerances) A customer's specifications can refer to dimensions or to the chemical properties of steel ordered. The tolerance measures the allowable difference in product specifications between what a customer orders and what the steel company delivers. ...
  16. (Tolerances) Parts that fit together better will shift less or shift more consistently under recoil. Moving parts still have to move, however, and finding the right compromise is more art than science.
  17. (Tolerances) Refers to the permitted limits of variation in a product's dimensions and other physical characteristics. By adhering to strict tolerances during manufacturing, consistently uniform (and therefore interchangable) products may be produced.
  18. (Tolerances) The agree discretion from cost, time or other factors agreed by the board/SRO and the project manager
  19. (Tolerant) Able to live in the presence of a disease or pest and not be affected.
  20. (Tolerant) Capable of withstanding effects. Grass is tolerant to 2,4-D.
  21. (Tolerant) refers to a plant's ability to tolerate exposure to an external condition(s). It does not mean that the plant thrives or prefers this situation, but is able to adapt and continue its life cycle.
  22. (Tolerant) the ability of a host plant to develop and reproduce fairly efficiently while sustaining disease.
  23. (tolerantly) ability to put up with something you dislike
  24. A weight allowance made to reconcile weight variations of certain commodities.
  25. 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. ...