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loss

  

      n  
1    the act or an instance of losing  
2    the disadvantage or deprivation resulting from losing  
a loss of reputation     
3    the person, thing, or amount lost  
a large loss     
4    pl   military personnel lost by death or capture  
5    sometimes pl   the amount by which the costs of a business transaction or operation exceed its revenue  
6    a measure of the power lost in an electrical system expressed as the ratio of or difference between the input power and the output power  
7      (Insurance)  
a    an occurrence of something that has been insured against, thus giving rise to a claim by a policyholder  
b    the amount of the resulting claim  
8    at a loss  
a    uncertain what to do; bewildered  
b    rendered helpless (for lack of something)  
at a loss for words     
c    at less than the cost of buying, producing, or maintaining (something)  
the business ran at a loss for several years     
     (C14: noun probably formed from lost, past participle of losen to perish, from Old English losian to be destroyed, from los destruction)  


dead loss  
      n  
1    Informal   a person, thing, or situation that is completely useless or unprofitable  
2    a complete loss for which no compensation is received  
first-loss policy  
      n   an insurance policy for goods in which a total loss is extremely unlikely and the insurer agrees to provide cover for a sum less than the total value of the property  
hearing loss  
      n   an increase in the threshold of audibility caused by age, infirmity, or prolonged exposure to intense noise  
loss adjuster  
      n     (Insurance)   a person qualified to adjust losses incurred through fire, explosion, accident, theft, natural disaster, etc., to agree the loss and the compensation to be paid  
loss leader  
      n   an article offered below cost in the hope that customers attracted by it will buy other goods  
loss ratio  
      n   the ratio of the annual losses sustained to the premiums received by an insurance company  
profit and loss  
      n     (Book-keeping)   an account compiled at the end of a financial year showing that year's revenue and expense items and indicating gross and net profit or loss  
stop-loss  
      adj     (Business)   of or relating to an order to a broker in a commodity or security market to close an open position at a specified price in order to limit any loss  
tax loss  
      n   a loss sustained by a company that can be set against future profits for tax purposes  
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n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
n.
Total loss of reaction to the light of Pupillas , It means thar Brain is no more reactive. It means Cardiac Arrest, Cereabral Death or f the subject is conscient action of a Mydriatic Drug.
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.

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