from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Harm or injury to property or a person, resulting in loss of value or the impairment of usefulness.
- n. Law Money ordered to be paid as compensation for injury or loss.
- n. Informal Cost; price.
- transitive v. To cause damage to.
- intransitive v. To suffer or be susceptible to damage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The abstract measure of something not being intact; harm.
- n. Cost or expense.
- v. To make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.
- n. The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another.
- transitive v. To occasion damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
- intransitive v. To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soundness or value.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Harm; mischance; injury in general.
- n. Hurt or loss to person, character, or estate; injury to a person or thing by violence or wrongful treatment, or by adverse natural forces; deterioration of value or reputation.
- n. plural In law, the value in money of what is lost or withheld; the estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained; that which is given or adjudged to repair a loss.
- n. Cost; expense.
- n. Synonyms Detriment, Harm, etc. (See injury.) Waste, etc. See loss.
- To cause damage to; hurt; harm; injure; lessen the value or injure the interests or reputation of.
- To receive damage or injury; be injured or impaired in soundness or value: as, a freshly cut crop will damage in a mow or stack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
- n. loss of military equipment
- n. the occurrence of a change for the worse
- n. the act of damaging something or someone
- v. suffer or be susceptible to damage
- n. the amount of money needed to purchase something
- v. inflict damage upon
The problem can be simplified by assuming that the damage caused by a flood is proportional to a damage index D:
- where a number of damage incidence combinations are available, it is possible to draw a damage incidence distribution curve (see fig.D. 2).
Only thing to have with a can of brain damage is another can of brain damage.
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What gives me brain damage, is the complexities of the x tonne concrete equals x tonnes carbon expended.
A man with brain damage is given a hormone treatment that has the effect of increasing his intelligence, only in this case it doesn't wear off, but keeps going.
Realistically even if he had been able to cure the infected they would have severe brain damage from the high body temp. they sustained while infected.
Given who's running the city, there's no harm to be done by critics -- the damage is already done.
Better, in that case, to figure out what the damage is and how to mitigate it.