Definition of Improvements. Meaning of Improvements. Synonyms of Improvements

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Improvements. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Improvements and, of course, Improvements synonyms and on the right images related to the word Improvements.

Definition of Improvements

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 Improvements from wikipedia

- 12. Sarah Tarlow, The Archeology of Improvement in Britain, 1750-1850 (2007) "To improve education, improvements needed inside and outside the classroom"...
- siding, roofing) or other improvements to the property (i.e. garden work or garage maintenance/additions). Home improvement projects can be carried out...
- Internal improvements is the term used historically in the United States for public works from the end of the American Revolution through much of the 19th...
- continual steps rather than giant leaps. Key features of kaizen include: Improvements are based on many small changes rather than the radical changes that...
- personalization for the taskbar, notifications improvements, improvements to tablet mode, improvements to Modern Device Management, and the move of the...
- be justified in writing. Contingencies fund Infrastructure Internal improvements Public good, an economic discussion Madaket Ditch, one of the first public...
- modifying their source code. These improvements would make further improvements possible, which would make further improvements possible, and so on. The mechanism...
- Anglian Windows Limited, trading as Anglian Home Improvements, is a British home improvements firm specialising in double and triple glazing windows, front...
- designated a more specific location. The term ZIP is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan; it was chosen to suggest that the mail travels more efficiently...
- improvement is a Kaldor–Hicks improvement, most Kaldor–Hicks improvements are not Pareto improvements. In other words, the set of Pareto improvements...