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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun excess:

surfeitexcess

Excess is sometimes a misspelling of exists.

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Definition of the noun excess

What does excess mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: excesses

  1. a quantity much larger than is needed
  2. immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
  3. the state of being more than full
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of excess: overabundance / surfeit
    • more generic word: fullness = the condition of being filled to capacity
  4. excessive indulgence

Alternative definition of the noun excess

noun

  1. The state of surpassing or going beyond limits; the being of a measure beyond sufficiency, necessity, or duty; that which exceeds what is usual or proper; immoderateness; superfluity; superabundance; extravagance; as, an excess of provisions or of light.
  2. The degree or amount by which one thing or number exceeds another; remainder; as, the difference between two numbers is the excess of one over the other.
  3. An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
  4. [geometry] Spherical excess, the amount by which the sum of the three angles of a spherical triangle exceeds two right angles. The spherical excess is proportional to the area of the triangle.
  5. [British, insurance] A condition on an insurance policy by which the insured pays for the first part of any claim, in exchange for a lower premium.

Definition of the adjective excess

What does excess mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more excess / most excess

  1. more than is needed, desired, or required

Group

Excess is a musical group.

  • album: "Get Closer"

Music

  1. "Excess" is Coma's first English-language album, which was released in Europe on 11 October 2010. The album consists of nine tracks from Hipertrofia, which were re-recorded in English, and three new songs: "F.T.P." and "F.T.M.O." from the movie Skrzydlate Świnie, and "Turn Back The River". On 1 September 2010, the album was made available to buy in Poland, but only via Mystic Production website.
  2. "Excess" is a composition.
  3. "Excess" is a composition.

Writings

"Excess" is a book by Victor Headley.

Film

"Excess" is an award-winning film, directed by Chi Chi LaRue.

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Google previewLight Scattering, Size Exclusion Chromatography and Asymmetric Flow Field Flow Fractionation (2011)

Powerful Tools for the Characterization of Polymers, Proteins and Nanoparticles by Stepan Podzimek

The word excess means that one measures the contribution of dissolved molecules to the Rayleigh ratio of the entire solution, that is, the difference between the Rayleigh ratios of solution and pure solvent. The dimension of Rθ is length−1, ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

EXCESS INSURANCE EVALUATION: The historical review and physical examination of a patient. See H&P. EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (EM) SERVICE: A nonprocedural service, such as a visit or consultation, provided by ...

Google previewPROFESSIONAL LEARNER’S DICTIONARY OF SPOKEN ENGLISH (2015)

by DASH, RAJENDRA KUMAR

[Excess or ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)

by HERBST

|| empiétement m des autorités | ~ der Notwehr | excess of justifiable defense || excès de défense légitime | ~ der Vollmacht; Vollmachts~ | excess of authority ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science - (2002)

by Arthur T. Hubbard

However, the fact that the interface is at equilibrium with both bulk phases makes it possible to apply thermodynamic arguments and this leads to the famous equation derived by Gibbs in the nineteenth century, which relates surface excess, F,, ...

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Quotes about Excess

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery. (Plato)
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Scrabble value of E1X8C3E1S1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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