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

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