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- adj. Acting to supplement.
- adj. Appending.
- adj. Lacking a regular schedule (as in a supplemental airline).
- n. Something that supplements or adds to.
- n. A requisition or article of legislation that provides additional funding for a program.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of a supplement; serving to supplement; additional; added to supply what is wanted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. functioning in a supporting capacity
- adj. added to complete or make up a deficiency
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Iraq's electrical infrastructure, which is the number one line item in the spending package, what we call the supplemental package for the reconstruction of Iraq.
And, frankly, the penalties -- when the FAA goes back in and finds that work hasn't been done correctly, what they call the supplemental pipe certification -- that's the approval to put in these kinds of systems in a certain way -- when they find that it hasn't been done correctly, the penalties really are not severe enough.
Recently, I signed what they call a supplemental bill.
Brian Baer has pleaded guilty to a charge he improperly collected 21-thousand dollars in supplemental pay after telling his bosses in Hamilton County he'd been called to Army Reserve duty in February 2003.
While the greater story is about siding with one evil to defeat a greater evil, the individual characters are involved in supplemental sub-plots that directly affect them on personal levels.
At N.C. State, Yow receives a base salary of $350,000, with an additional $100,000 in supplemental compensation.
Beginning next year the Census will publish figures that take into account the costs of medical care, transportation and child care as well tax credits in supplemental data (however, the official poverty rate will not change).
But it can be added back in supplemental spending bills.
The increase reflects the effort to incorporate some items previously found in supplemental war funding budgets, the sources said, but does not cover the cost of ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, which will still require additional funding above the base request next fiscal year.
Landrieu had to sneak in supplemental funding for the Road Home in a defense bill ...