shifting use

shifting use
noun
: a use that takes effect in derogation of some other estate and is expressly limited by the deed or may be created on a certain contingency by a person named in the deed

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  • Shifting use — Use Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shifting — I adjective alternating, changeable, changing, deviating, digressive, discursive, drifting, fluctuating, inconstant, interim, roaming, roving, straying, transient, transitory, uncertain, vacillating, varying, wandering, wavering associated… …   Law dictionary

  • use — 1 / yüs/ n 1 a: an arrangement in which property is granted to another with the trust and confidence that the grantor or another is entitled to the beneficial enjoyment of it see also trust; statute of uses in the important laws section ◇ Uses… …   Law dictionary

  • Use — Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • use — verb To make use of; to convert to one s service; to employ; to avail oneself of; to utilize; to carry out a purpose or action by means of; to put into action or service, especially to attain an end. State v. Howard, 221 Kan. 51, 557 P.2d 1280,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • use — I Noun: A beneficial ownership recognized in equity. A trust. The right granted by a patent for an invention. 40 Am J1st Pat § 140. The employment or enjoyment of property. Utility; advantage. The long continued possession and employment of a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • shifting executory devise — noun : a shifting use created by will …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shifting baseline — (also known as sliding baseline) is a term used to describe the way significant changes to a system are measured against past baselines, which themselves may represent significant changes from the original state of the system. The term was first… …   Wikipedia

  • shifting cultivation — noun A system of cultivating land, in which an area is cleared and farmed until the fertility of the soil is exhausted, then abandoned for a new area • • • Main Entry: ↑shift * * * ˌshifting ˌcultiˈvation 7 [shifting cultivation] noun …   Useful english dictionary

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