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See also: rebaté
rebate (plural rebates)
- A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement.
- The return of part of an amount already paid.
- (photography) The edge of a roll of film, from which no image can be developed.
- 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):
- For your existing windows, the glazing rebates will also have to be deepened to provide the extra gap.
- A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
- An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
- A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.
A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement
The return of part of an amount already paid
rabbet — see rabbet
- Rebate on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Rebate in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
- PhotoNotes.org Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography
- (transitive) To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
- (transitive) To diminish or lessen something
- To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
- But doth rebate and blunt his natural edge.
- (transitive) To cut a rebate (or rabbet) in something
- To abate; to withdraw.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Foxe to this entry?)
To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
To cut a rebate (or rabbet) in something
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of rebatir.
- Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of rebatir.