Definitions for "compensation"
That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense.
A recompense or reward for some loss or service.
The provision of monetary and non-monetary rewards in return for employment.
Generally, something received in return for something else.
In legal use, this is the amount an injured party receives to help make reparations after a physical injury or loss, and is often paid by the insurance company of the party causing the damage.
Something that makes up for a loss, such as money.
the measures taken to offset or compensate for residual adverse effects that cannot be mitigated, or for which mitigation cannot entirely eliminate adverse effects.
A change in the circulatory system made to compensate for some abnormality. An adjustment of size of heart or rate of heartbeat made to counterbalance a defect in structure or function. Often used specifically to describe the maintenance of adequate circulation in spite of the presence of heart failure.
Counterbalance adverse impacts through cash payment, replacement in kind, provision of substitutes, etc. Compare mitigation.
An equivalent advantage in one imbalance that balances the opponent’s advantage in another. For example: material versus development or space versus a superior minor piece or three pawns versus a Bishop.
A positional or tactical advantage gained in exchange for sacrificed pieces/pawns; or, piece value equality in a trade, as in 3 pawns for a knight.
An equivalent advantage that offsets an advantage of the enemy's, for example material vs. development, space vs. superior minor piece, or three pawns vs. knight.
the controlling elements that compensate, or, offset the undesirable characteristics of the process being controlled in a system.
Concept that withdrawal or amendment of a previously negotiated or bound concession, such as a tariff increase, change in quota level, temporary surtax, etc., requires a new and equivalent concession.
A WTO principle that requires a member country that raises a tariff above its bound rate, withdraws a binding, or otherwise violates a trade concession, to lower other tariffs or make other concessions to offset the disadvantage suffered by trading partners.
An equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of compensation.
the use of ancillary items, supplies, or processes to decrease known sources of error
The utilization of supplementary devices, materials, or process to minimize known sources of error.
A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, by which one attempts to make up for real or fancied deficiencies. Also a conscious process in which one strives to make up for real or imagined defects of physique, performance skills, or psychological attributes. The two types frequently merge. See also overcompensation.
A process of psychologically counterbalancing perceived weaknesses by emphasizing strength in other arenas.
Jung's key principle of "dream interpretation". Treats "dreams" as the "psyche's" tool for establishing balance by emphasizing something "unconsciously" that is opposite to (but complements) some­thing the dreamer has been overemphasizing in waking life.
Arrangement under which the delivery of goods to a party is paid for by buying back a certain amount of the product from the recipient of the goods.
Amount paid for artist's services
Monies paid to the writer for the sale of a screenplay or writing services performed.
Process in which a person is taught how to cope with his learning problems, how to work around skills or abilities which may be lacking; emphasis is placed on using the individual's strengths.
an action taken to recover from error or cope with a change of plan, especially when rollback of a process is not possible
Compensation is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It appeared in his book, Essays, first published 1841). In 1844, Essays: Second Series was published, and subsequent republishings of Essays were renamed Essays: First Series.
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors
One defense mechanism by which a substitute goal is striven towards, in order to prevent anxiety in the face of frustration, since one's own goals cannot or should not be attained, as they are not appropriate.
Relation of a target temperature to another temperature. E.g. direct boiler compensation is where boilers produce lower temperatures on hotter days. Compensation with automatic set backWhere compensation is employed it is possible for the target temperature to be met or exceeded in a space, automatic setback adjusts the compensation to match the requirements.
compensation - malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Workers' compensation benefits or other payments mandated by the Workers' Compensation Act including, but not limited to, indemnity; medical and surgical aid or hospital and nursing service under Section 31-294d of the Act; and any type of payment for disability, whether for total or partial disability of a permanent or temporary nature, death benefit, funeral expense, payments made under Sections 31-284b, 31-293a, or 31-310 of the Act, or any adjustment in benefits or payments required by the Act.
a tax-free benefit to you for service to your country
Value received in exchange for your time or your finished manuscript. This can be money, copies, insurance benefits, apples, puppies, global dominion or anything else upon which all participants in the contract agree.
In career terms, compensation includes the full range of rewardsCsubjective, objective, emotional, financial, ego-gratifying that accompany a good fit between an individual and a career.
Compensation is money given to make up for damage caused.
Payment of some type, either in money, property, or status.
An amount of money ordered by the Commission, in lieu of ordering re-instatement in "unfair dismissal" proceedings.
A change in any part or system to make up of some other inadequacy or deficiency (e.g., the heart may increase its muscular contractllity to compensate for an abnormally functioning region).
The compensation changes made in the dimensions on the master drawing from those specified on the engineering drawing allowing for chemmachining process variables, e.g., etch factor, etching undercut, etc.
Compensation cover varies depending on the destination country. You can find country specific information in the An Post Guide to Postal Services. The following limits of inclusive compensation cover apply to items sent within the Republic of Ireland:  Service Inclusive Insurance     Registered Post€320 Express Post (signature and Insurance)€350 Courier Post€350
Community, Social and Personal Service Construction
The process by which credit may be awarded for a narrowly failed module on the basis of good performance in other modules and achievement of programme learning outcomes.
The process by which a board of examiners may decide that a strong performance by a student in one part of the curriculum may be used as the basis for the award of credit in respect of a failed performance elsewhere.
is defined as performance-based cash compensation.
Many fretted instruments need to have the vibrating string length adjusted so they will play more correctly in tune. Frequently the bridge will be "compensated" by moving it or by cutting the saddle to achieve the desired vibrating string length.
A probe adjustment for 10X probes that balances the capacitance of the probe with the capacitance of the oscilloscope.
A minimum flow which a water authority is under an obligation to discharge into a watercourse as a condition of carrying out their undertaking. Commonly the obligation relates to the maintenance of a discharge rate below a reservoir. The term 'residual flow' is preferred by some authorities.
Correction of airborne geophysical data for the changing effect of the aircraft. This process is generally used to correct data in fixed-wing time-domain electromagnetic surveys (where the transmitter is on the aircraft and the receiver is moving), and magnetic surveys (where the sensor is on the aircraft, turning in the earth’s magnetic field.
Keywords:  went, validation
a validation of what they went through
Required restoration, enhancement or creation of a wetland that is or will be lost under a state or federal program.
Money or payment in kind to which the people affected are entitled in order to replace the lost asset, resource or income
That payment and/or voucher given those bumped from a flight; may be somewhat negotiable - always ask! Also see "bumping".
Keywords:  addend, strategy, add, decreasing, get
A strategy that can be used for addition which usually involves increasing one addend while decreasing the other by the same amount. Example: When adding 46 + 38, add 2 to 38 to make 40 and take two away from 46, resulting in 44; then add 40 + 44 to get 84.
The process of adding donors and acceptor to a crystal
Keywords:  noun
Keywords:  bonus, overtime, equal, total, pay
generally equal to your total compensation including your base pay, bonus, and overtime.
The extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off.
The process of overcoming the problems associated with high frequencies in an amplifier.
Keywords:  easing, friction, curved, grade, plus
The practice of easing grades when building curved track, so that the friction plus grade equals the intended maximum grade effect.
In engineering, compensation is planning for side effects or other unintended issues in a design. The design of an invention can itself also be to compensate for some other existing issue or exception.
Keywords:  delete, edit
Edit Delete
The corrective or control action in a feedback loop system which is used to improve system performance characteristics such as accuracy and response time.
Keywords:  junction, cold, see
See "Cold Junction Compensation."
Keywords:  retention, cotton, fruit, growth, added
The cotton plant's response to fruit loss in terms of new growth, added development, or adjusted fruit retention.
A web press adjustment that alters the travel distance of the printed image from press unit to the folder, changing image placement in relation to the cut-off.
Keywords:  compile, score
Compilation Score Compile
An agreement by the original exporter to accept as full or partial repayment products derived from the original exported products. Under this deal, the exporter sells equipment and at the same time agrees to buy back the resulting products manufactured with the help of the original sale.
The amount of an Employee's earnings to be used to calculate contributions. This is further defined by the company's election on the Adoption Agreement.
The addition of circuit elements to assist in stabilization of a control loop.
Keywords:  principle, act
The act or principle of compensating.
Adjusting an estimated answer up or down to more closely approximate the value.
a flat amount based upon the percentage rating received
Keywords:  total, see
(see Total Compensation)