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Definition of Gains
Gain Gain (g[=a]n), n. [Cf. W. gan a mortise.] (Arch.)
A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist,
or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive
the end of the floor beam.
GainGain Gain, a. [OE. gein, gain, good, near, quick; cf. Icel.
gegn ready, serviceable, and gegn, adv., against, opposite.
Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy;
profitable; cheap; respectable. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] GainGain Gain (g[=a]n), n. [OE. gain, gein, ga[yogh]hen, gain,
advantage, Icel. gagn; akin to Sw. gagn, Dan. gavn, cf. Goth.
gageigan to gain. The word was prob. influenced by F. gain
gain, OF. gaain. Cf. Gain, v. t.]
1. That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase,
profit, advantage, or benefit; -- opposed to loss.
But what things were gain to me, those I counted
loss for Christ. --Phil. iii.
Godliness with contentment is great gain. --1 Tim.
Every one shall share in the gains. --Shak.
2. The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable
possessions; acquisition; accumulation. ``The lust of
gain.' --Tennyson. GainGain Gain, v. i.
To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to
grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to
make progress; as, the sick man gains daily.
Thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by
extortion. --Ezek. xxii.
Gaining twist, in rifled firearms, a twist of the grooves,
which increases regularly from the breech to the muzzle.
To gain on or upon.
(a) To encroach on; as, the ocean gains on the land.
(b) To obtain influence with.
(c) To win ground upon; to move faster than, as in a race or
(d) To get the better of; to have the advantage of.
The English have not only gained upon the Venetians
in the Levant, but have their cloth in Venice
My good behavior had so far gained on the emperor,
that I began to conceive hopes of liberty. --Swift.
Meaning of Gains from wikipedia
(electronics), an electronics
and signal processing
term Antenna gain Gain
of the logarithm...
- A capital gains
tax (CGT) is a tax on capital gains
, the profit realized
on the sale of a non-inventory ****et that was greater
than the amount
- Charmed, Alias, The Guardian
and My Name is Earl. Gains
has also worked
as an acting
coach. Gains worked
and once performed
live on stage...
to: United States Gaines
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County, Michigan, a civil township
- Chris Gaines
was a one-off fictional
rock persona created
as an alter
ego for Garth Brooks
rock and roll styles
from his success...
and renovation airing
on HGTV. It stars
Chip and Joanna Gaines
in Waco, Texas. The show's pilot aired
in May 2013, with the first...
- A gainer
is the acrobatic trick
a backwards somersault while still moving
forward. In diving, this is known
as reverse rotation
- countries impose
a tax on capital gains
or corporations. Tax relief
may be available
for capital gains
- Pain & Gain
is a 2013 American
dark comedy crime
Bay and starring
Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne
Johnson, and Anthony
Mackie. The film...
- their gains
from trade. The concept
may be applied
to an entire economy
for the alternatives
(no trade) or trade. A measure
of total gains
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