Definition of Improvement. Meaning of Improvement. Synonyms of Improvement

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Definition of Improvement

Improvement
Improvement Im*prove"ment, n. 1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc. I look upon your city as the best place of improvement. --South. Exercise is the chief source of improvement in all our faculties. --Blair. 2. The act of making profitable use or applicaton of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse. ``A good improvement of his reason.' --S. Clarke. I shall make some improvement of this doctrine. --Tillotson. 3. The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old. The parts of Sinon, Camilla, and some few others, are improvements on the Greek poet. --Addison. 4. Increase; growth; progress; advance. There is a design of publishing the history of architecture, with its several improvements and decays. --Addison. Those vices which more particularly receive improvement by prosperity. --South. 5. pl. Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises. 6. (Patent Laws) A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition. --Kent.

Meaning of Improvement from wikipedia

- Improvement is the process of a thing moving from one state to a state considered to be better, usually through some action intended to bring about that...
- A continual improvement process, also often called a continuous improvement process (abbreviated as CIP or CI), is an ongoing effort to improve products...
- Performance improvement is measuring the output of a particular business process or procedure, then modifying the process or procedure to increase the...
- Home improvement, home renovation, or remodelling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home. Home improvement can be projects that...
- Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen that aired on ABC from September 17, 1991, to May 25, 1999, with a total of 204 half-hour...
- In FM broadcasting, preemphasis improvement is the improvement in the signal-to-noise ratio of the high-frequency portion of the baseband, i.e., modulating...
- Improvement district may refer to: Business improvement district, a type of urban zoning Improvement districts of Alberta, a type of rural muni****lity...
- A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses are required to pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects...
- Memory improvement is the act of improving one's memory. Medical research of memory deficits and age-related memory loss has resulted in new explanations...
- reports of improvement. Research has confirmed that when nearsighted subjects remove their corrective lenses, over time there is a limited improvement (termed...