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Definition of the adjective all-purpose

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  1. not limited in use or function

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  1. for all purposes; general-purpose

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Google previewPolitical Philosophy (2006)

by Dudley Knowles

the social primary goods – things that every rational man is presumed to want, being all-purpose means whatever one's plan of life and susceptible to social distribution. Income and wealth are the primary goods Rawls has in mind at this point. Equality and inequality (and hence justice in distribution) concern the allocation of economic resources. This is a natural suggestion, since economic goods are just the sort of goods that government can distribute through effecting transfers.

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Variety Origin and Description Use CORTLAND Developed from the McIntosh, large, round with flat ends, bright red skin with streaks, very white and aromatic flesh, does not discolor; superior in quality to the Spartan, it remains firm when baked whole All-purpose, good for eating out of hand, perfect for pies, oven- baking, and applesauce MELBA Medium-size, round and irregular shape, red skin with yellow streaks, juicy, tender flesh, turns mealy quickly Good for eating out of hand, ...

Google previewMartha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts (2012)

by Martha Stewart Living Magazine

For piecing patchwork together, any medium-weight cottonor cotton-wrapped all-purpose thread willdo. 6. MACHINE EMBROIDERY Used for decoration only, machine- embroiderythread is typically madeof rayon orpolyester,althoughyou will also findcotton and silk threads sold ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of System Safety (2011)

Definition of Terms and Concepts by Clifton A. Ericson, II

BEGINNER'S ALL-PURPOSE SYMBOLIC INSTRUCTION CODE (BASIC) 39 system. This diagram shows the energy source on the left and the target on the right. Along the energy flow path there are several different types of barriers implemented into the system design. BA is an HA technique that is important and essential to system safety. For more detailed information on the BA technique, see Clifton A. Ericson II, Hazard Analysis Techniques for System Safety (2005), chapter 19.

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

Your A-to-Z Illustrated Guide to Cleaning Like the Pros by Don Aslett

Spray a little all-purpose cleaner solution on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

Money becomes all-purpose. All-purpose money now replaces special purpose money. The laws of supply and demand set ...

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You just don't see the same type of all-purpose entertainers nowadays. (Taye Diggs)
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