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Leeway

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Allowable margin . . . . Tolerance


R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
Leeway n. 2: an allowable margin of freedom or variation: Tolerance

1 Lee n [ME, fr. OE hélo; perh. akin to OHG Iáo lukewarm, L calére to be warm] [Bef. 12c] 1: protecting shelter 2: the side [as of a ship] that is sheltered from the wind

2 Lee adj [15c] 1: of or relating to the side sheltered from the wind -compare Weather 2: facing in the direction of motion of an overriding glacier -used esp. of a hillside

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]




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