Definitions for "duty"
1 Taxes on imported, exported or consumed goods. Duties serve are a source...
Tax, toll, impost, or customs; excise; any sum of money required by government to be paid on the importation, exportation, or consumption of goods.
A tax on imports, exports, or consumption goods.
That which a person is bound by moral obligation to do, or refrain from doing; that which one ought to do; service morally obligatory.
A moral compulsion for ethical action that is innate. The basis for deontological ethics. See also: suffering
obligation, e.g. to take care of others The duty to take care is the duty to avoid doing or omitting to do anything that may injure others. dutiable (adj)
Keywords:  sternly, portwine, who'd, wroth, impels
That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire. Sir Lavender Portwine, in favor at court, Was wroth at his master, who'd kissed Lady Port. His anger provoked him to take the king's head, But duty prevailed, and he took the king's bread, Instead. G.J.
Duty is the third full-length studio album by Ayumi Hamasaki and it is her best-selling studio album to date (2.9 million copies). The single SURREAL, initial pressing only single, was released simultaneously along with the album and the DVD ayumi hamasaki concert tour 2000 A Part I. All three went to top position on the Oricon Weekly charts, making Ayumi Hamasaki the first person to hold the top position on all three charts.
Keywords:  coal, cwt, bushel, steam, pounds
The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).
The number of foot-pounds of work delivered for each hundred pounds of coal burned under a boiler. Also the number of foot-pounds of work delivered for each one thousand pounds of dry steam.
an antisubmarine patrol aircraft
Duty is the total amount of water that is used for irrigation. It is usually expressed as acre feet per acre or cubic meters per hectare. The duty is equivalent to the consumptive irrigation requirement plus the return flow. It is equivalent to the diversion plus channel losses in delivering water to the farm headgate.
A combination of related tasks equal a duty, and duties combine to form a job.
a broad descriptor under which similar tasks are organized according to function
Assigned task or occupation. Enlisted Member - Military personnel below the rank or warrant or commissioned officers. This role is similar to that of a company employee or supervisor
Keywords:  homage, reverence, regard, respect, act
Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage.
Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman, or a soldier; to be on duty.
Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors.
A continuous or short-time rating of a machine. Continuous-duty machines reach an equilibrium temperature within the temperature limits of the insulation system. Machines which do not, or can not, reach an equilibrium temperature have a short-time or intermittent-duty rating. Short-time ratings are usually one hour or less for motors.
Keywords:  tariff, see
See Tariff.
Keywords:  wrong, action, perform
an action that it would be wrong not to perform
a major subdivision of work performed by one individual
Keywords:  shipping, company
shipping company
a distinct area of responsibility
Keywords:  due, payment
That which is due; payment.