Dependent contract


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dependent contract (Law) one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed.
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In literature:

She was depending on a rattlesnake to live up to his share of the contract and rattle in time for her to move.
"Freckles" by Gene Stratton-Porter
I want a two year contract, an' them figures all depends on one thing.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg
Much depended on the alliances that the rival powers might be able to contract.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The mechanism of breathing depends on the alternate expansions and contractions of the chest, in which the lungs are contained.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
This apparently purposive movement has been pointed out by M. Verworn to depend upon stimulation to contraction or the reverse.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Their wages arise from contract, and depend greatly upon their skill and energy.
"The Mines and its Wonders" by W.H.G. Kingston
Do not men everywhere contract kind feelings toward their dependents?
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
He felt that much depended upon the successful completion of his contract.
"Thurston of Orchard Valley" by Harold Bindloss
The velocity of the muscular contraction depends on the will.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
This does not depend upon comity, but upon the law of the contract.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
Our contract, and everything else, depends upon Belisarius; and you send him away?
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
Upon the violence of its contractions the performance of this important office is wholly and entirely dependent.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
I made further experiments in order to discover whether the variation in osmotic pressure depended on the duration of {55} the muscular contraction.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
The Poisson's ratio depends upon the direction of the contracted lateral filaments as well as upon that of the longitudinal extended ones.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
In such cases the liability will depend upon the terms of the special contract.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
We know that these movements at once depend upon and indicate processes of contraction.
"The Library Magazine of Select Foreign Literature" by Various
Was the contract dependent upon your ability to carry Pullmans?
"The Pullman Boycott" by W. F. Burns
That depends on what the contract is when you buy it.
"Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, on H. R. 11943, to Amend Title 60, Chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes of the United States Relating to Copyrights" by Committee on Patents
The value of any bid depends, as in Auction Bridge, partly on the number of tricks contracted for, and partly on the declaration as to trumps.
"Hoyle's Games Modernized"

In news:

Ford won't talk specifics about pricing, because it varies greatly depending on the particular contract being bid on, but says both Interceptors will be competitive with the Crown Vic.
Successful Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in a GMP regulated environment is heavily dependent on the flexibility and utilisation of the available processing plant and its guaranteed performance.
Second, measure how many appointments the sales person went on and then how many design agreements or contracts they signed (depending what model you use in your business), that will give you the closing ratio from appointments.
Depending on how your contract is drafted, your employer may not have been able to terminate you on the spot.
Across-the-board budget cuts triggered by the failure of Congress's deficit-reduction supercommittee might discourage acquisitions of companies that depend on federal contracts.
Gus Malzahn's contract with Arkansas State includes buyouts ranging from $50,000 to $2.45 million, depending on who terminates the contract and how many years remain on the deal.
The intent to take control of the county's sewer system depends on a contract with the Macon Water Authority that has been in the works for years, but it appears commissioners are one step closer to an agreement.

In science:

Therefore stable and unstable directions can be mixed by means of arbitrary small perturbations, and the result depends on whether the contraction is stronger than expansion (localization), or not.
Generalized phase transitions in finite coupled map lattices
Afterwards, we arrange the details, by introducing some factors depending on the coefficients ωa in such way that all contractions ωa → 0 are always well defined and do not originate a trivial result for any of the Casimirs found.
Casimir invariants for the complete family of quasi-simple orthogonal algebras
The density-dependent increase of the effective interaction and the contracting effect implied by the convex coupling, when the amount of available phasespace remains constant, is a dynamical mechanism that might explain, in some cases, the evolution towards the transition regions. 3.
Clustering and synchronization with positive Lyapunov exponents
Depending on the initial conditions it may even contract at the outset, but it will always end up expanding asymptotically.
Decoherence within a simple Model for the Environment
Ft is a time-dependent contribution that includes terms resulting from heating/cooling and contraction/expansion (see below).
The disc instability model of dwarf-novae and low-mass X-ray binary transients
If one considers a microscopic model of the system, it turns out that the phase space contraction rate, as computed from the equations of motion, can be given by any of the two definitions above, depending on which metric one uses to measure distances in phase space.
Is it possible to experimentally verify the fluctuation relation? A review of theoretical motivations and numerical evidence
The fluctuation relation does not depend on the measure one chooses to compute the phase space contraction rate, as anticipated in section 1, as long as σ is smooth and bounded.
Is it possible to experimentally verify the fluctuation relation? A review of theoretical motivations and numerical evidence
Afterwards, in the applications of the LT in Ref. , the missing x′ dependence of the final LT equations (E3.27)-(E3.30), for any synchronised clock that does not have ξ = 0, is forgotten12 , leading to the prediction, as will be seen below, of a spurious ‘length contraction’ effect in §4 of Ref. .
The physics of space and time II: A reassessment of Einstein's 1905 special relativity paper
Note that, unlike for the discussion of length contraction, the derivation of the TD formula is not dependent on the value assigned to Einstein’s parameter x′ = x(t = 0) (L in Eqs. (2.15) and (2.16)).
The physics of space and time II: A reassessment of Einstein's 1905 special relativity paper
In general, the first-order gauge-invariant 1+1+2 quantities will not be frame invariant as they naturally depend on this choice since their underlying definitions are typically just pro jections and contractions with the four-velocity and radial vector.
1+1+2 gravitational perturbations on LRS class II space-times: GEM vector harmonic amplitudes
The evolution of the rotation velocities at the stellar surface depends of course directly on the movements of expansion/contraction of the star.
Evolution towards the critical limit and the origin of Be stars
In view of the above analysis, we can break the LHS of (2.33) into four sublinear combinations which vanish separately (depending on whether ∇(2)Y1 , ∇(2) Y2 contract against a factor ∇
The decomposition of Global Conformal Invariants V
It is interesting to investigate if the “attractor mechanism”107) continues to hold in a time-dependent case. • The black hole collision in the contracting universe may be handled just as the Kastor-Traschen spacetime.95) This is an outstanding privilege since we are able to access it by exact solution.
Black hole solutions in string theory
Note that both redshift-dependent narrowing and time dilation have mathematical analogues in special relativistic (SR) beaming models – blue-shifting of the radiation, and time contraction of the temporal structure.
Calibration of Tests for Time Dilation in GRB Pulse Structures
Notice that, depending on the value of n , the solution contracts and decelerates or it expands and inflates.
Homothetic perfect fluid space-times