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Definition of Gains

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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.
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Gain Gain, a. [OE. gein, gain, good, near, quick; cf. Icel. gegn ready, serviceable, and gegn, adv., against, opposite. Cf. Ahain.] Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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Gain 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. 7. Godliness with contentment is great gain. --1 Tim. vi. 6. 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.
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Gain 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. 12. 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 contest. (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 itself. --Addison. My good behavior had so far gained on the emperor, that I began to conceive hopes of liberty. --Swift.

Meaning of Gains from wikipedia

- Gain may refer to: Gain (electronics), an electronics and signal processing term Antenna gain Gain (accounting) Gain (laser), derivative of the logarithm...
- Charmed, Alias, The Guardian and My Name is Earl. Gains has also worked as an acting coach. Gains worked as musician and once performed live on stage...
- 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 realized...
- include, but are not limited to: Gains from demutualization - this example can lead to especially large windfall gains. A study in 1999 into the potential...
- Devin Thomas Gaines (July 16, 1984 – July 10, 2007) was a college student at the University of Connecticut who attracted media attention by earning five...
- A gainer is the acrobatic trick of performing a backwards somersault while still moving forward. In diving, this is known as reverse rotation (as opposed...
- Gaines may refer to: United StatesGaines, Michigan, a village Gaines Township, Genesee County, Michigan, a civil township in which the above village...
- their gains from trade. The concept may be applied to an entire economy for the alternatives of autarky (no trade) or trade. A measure of total gains from...
- countries impose a tax on capital gains of individuals or corporations. Tax relief or exemptions may be available for capital gains in relation to holdings in...
- about home design and renovation airing on HGTV. It stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, based in Waco, Texas. The show's pilot aired in May 2013, with the first...
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