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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: improvement (0.01051 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to improvement.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: improvement pembetulan, perbaikan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: improvement improvement n 1: the act of improving something; “their improvements increased the value of the property” 2: a change for the better; progress in development [syn: betterment, advance] 3: a condition superior to an earlier condition; “the new school represents a great improvement” [syn: melioration] [ant: decline]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Improvement Improvement \Im*prove"ment\, n. 1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc. [1913 Webster] I look upon your city as the best place of improvement. --South. [1913 Webster] Exercise is the chief source of improvement in all our faculties. --Blair. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of making profitable use or applicaton of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse. “A good improvement of his reason.” --S. Clarke. [1913 Webster] I shall make some improvement of this doctrine. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 3. The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old. [1913 Webster] The parts of Sinon, Camilla, and some few others, are improvements on the Greek poet. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. Increase; growth; progress; advance. [1913 Webster] There is a design of publishing the history of architecture, with its several improvements and decays. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Those vices which more particularly receive improvement by prosperity. --South. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on land or premises; as, to convey the land together with all improvements. [1913 Webster] 6. (Patent Laws) A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition. --Kent. [1913 Webster]


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