• WordNet 3.6
    • n reclamation the recovery of useful substances from waste products
    • n reclamation rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course "the reclamation of delinquent children"
    • n reclamation the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Reclamation Representation made in opposition; remonstrance. "I would now, on the reclamation both of generosity and of justice, try clemency."
    • Reclamation The act or process of reclaiming.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reclamation A reclaiming of something as a possession; a claim or demand for return or restoration; a requirement of compensation for something wrongly taken or withheld; also, a claim to a discovery as having been previously made.
    • n reclamation A calling or bringing back, as from aberration or wrong-doing; restoration; reformation.
    • n reclamation The act of subduing to fitness for service or use; taming; amelioration: as, the reclamation of wild animals or waste land.
    • n reclamation A remonstrance; representation made in opposition; a cry of opposition or disapprobation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Reclamation act of reclaiming: state of being reclaimed, as of waste land: demand: recovery
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. réclamation, L. reclamatio,. See Reclaim
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. re-, again, clamāre, to cry out.


In literature:

In the reclamation of these lands stone dikes are built to enclose a given area, and from the basin thus constructed the water is pumped.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
It was my aim to regain what he had lost, and this day has witnessed its partial reclamation.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
The debt incurred in the reclamation is nearly wiped out, and it now forms a valuable source of public revenue.
"Chronicles of Strathearn" by Various
The reclam crews filled and sodded the sterile rock, planted binding grasses, grain and trees, and diverted rivers to keep it fertile.
"Monkey On His Back" by Charles V. De Vet
The principle of the tractor is similar to that of those manufactured in the United States and used commercially in reclamation work.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Morecambe Bay, proposed reclamation of, 262.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
A demand for federal reclamation appeared in the eighties.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
This had led to fresh reclamations from the Pope.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
Considerable reclamation of land is possible if the culvert is constructed with a box at the inlet and as shown in Fig.
"American Rural Highways" by T. R. Agg
The Sultan finances his reclamation through the bank, on the basis of my reports.
"Sjambak" by John Holbrook Vance
In the first place, reclamation may mean two distinct things.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
In the first place, reclamation may mean two distinct things.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
But isn't it wonderful that our entire Camp Fire unit is to go to France for the reclamation work?
"The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor" by Margaret Vandercook
In all this I have been speaking of reclamation for the sake of reclamation.
"Conservation Through Engineering" by Franklin K. Lane
Malaria, until the 1930s, prevented development or reclamation of the coastal lowlands.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
Naturally the teacher would follow such a child into her home and there endeavor to clinch the efforts begun for its reclamation in the school.
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis
Until the mid-1960s the troops were used mainly in roadbuilding and land reclamation.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
A majority of the projects have involved land reclamation, irrigation, or drainage.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
At first, the reclamation of the Indian woman from the degradation into which she had fallen was a disheartening work.
"Women of America" by John Rouse Larus

In news:

ROCKFORD — The intersection of Oakley Avenue and Mulberry Street will close starting Monday for sanitary sewer repair by the Rock River Water Reclamation District.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Commissioners unveil new signage & plaque during ceremony in Skokie.
Beginning Monday, Oct 15, the Rock River Water Reclamation District will be closing the intersection of Oakley Avenue and Mulberry Street in Rockford for sanitary sewer repair.
Partnering assists successful completion of Loudoun County's new $180 million water reclamation plant.
The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (MWRD) of Denver, CO, successfully completed a significant manhole rehabilitation project on its South Thornton Interceptor this past summer.
FMS amended its reclamation rules, effective Oct 19, 2011.
Rockford College professor Troy Skwor (left) talks to Warren Adam of the Rock River Water Reclamation District above the outlet for treated water Friday, May 25, 2012, at the plant in Rockford.
State Parks, Reclamation ink Auburn State Recreation Area partnership pact.
Midstate Reclamation Stabilizes 'Fat Clay'.
Vulcan recognized for safety achievement, land reclamation .
Pike County Community Blames Devastating Floods on Lack of Reclamation .
Reclamation bureau's timing couldn't be worse.
Vulcan honored for California reclamation project.
The State of California Department of Conservation Office of Mine Reclamation (OMR) has recognized Vulcan Materials Co.
Large Crowd Gathers to Celebrate the Goff Mine Reclamation .

In science:

In this process, a victim block is chosen for reclamation, its valid pages are copied elsewhere to avoid data loss, then the entire block is erased and the FTL map pointer is changed.
Analysis of Trim Commands on Overprovisioning and Write Amplification in Solid State Drives
In this paper, we utilize the greedy garbage collection method: when the number of free (erased) blocks in the reserve-queue drops below a predetermined threshold, r, the block with the fewest number of valid pages is chosen for reclamation, as explained in Algorithm 1.
Analysis of Trim Commands on Overprovisioning and Write Amplification in Solid State Drives
As has been detailed before, the majority of these components are available for reclamation from the SLC. There is a considerable cost benefit to this approach, as well as the advantage of using components that are already integrated into the SLAC accelerator control system.
Parameters for a 30 GeV Undulator Test Facility in the FFTB/LCLS
Only a little work has been provided about global scheduling, such as , but for deterministic systems, or , using some slack reclamation mechanism, but not really using stochastic information.
Multiprocessor Global Scheduling on Frame-Based DVFS Systems
Scheduling with dynamic voltage/speed adjustment using slack reclamation in multi-processor real-time systems.
Multiprocessor Global Scheduling on Frame-Based DVFS Systems