rebate

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English[edit]

the rebates of this cinema film include both the clear portions, with sprocket holes, and the all-black portion of the both edges

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French rabatre < batre. See also abate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːbeɪt/, /ɹəˈbeɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Noun[edit]

rebate (plural rebates)

A rebate (rabbet) for joining wood
  1. A deduction from an amount that is paid; an abatement.
  2. The return of part of an amount already paid.
  3. (photography) The edge of a roll of film, from which no image can be developed.
  4. A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces (of wood etc) together; a rabbet.
    • 2014 September 11, Jeff Howell, “Home improvements: The dangers of abestos roofs [print version: Where can I find help – at the double?, 6 September 2014, p. P13]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Property)[1]:
      For your existing windows, the glazing rebates will also have to be deepened to provide the extra gap.
  5. A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
  6. An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
  7. A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.

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Verb[edit]

rebate (third-person singular simple present rebates, present participle rebating, simple past and past participle rebated)

  1. (transitive) To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
  2. (transitive) To diminish or lessen something
  3. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
  4. (transitive) To cut a rebate (or rabbet) in something
  5. To abate; to withdraw.
  6. (intransitive, falconry) Of a falcon: to return to the hand after bating; see bate2.
    • 1486, Juliana Berners, Book of Saint Albans:
      The ſecunde is rebate youre hawke: to yowre fyſt, ⁊ thatt is whan yowre hawke batith, the leeſt meuyng that ye can make with yowre fyſt ſhe will rebate ayen vppon yowre fyſt[.]


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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

rebate

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of rebater
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of rebater

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ bate

Verb[edit]

a rebate (third-person singular present rebat, past participle rebătut3rd conj.

  1. to retype
  2. to restrike

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

rebate

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of rebatar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of rebatar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of rebatar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of rebatar.
  5. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of rebatir.
  6. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of rebatir.
  7. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of rebatir.

Etymology 2[edit]