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Amenity (something that increases comfort) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the noun amenity
What does amenity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: amenities
- pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
Alternative definition of the noun amenity
- See Pleasantness.
- A thing or circumstance that is welcome and makes life a little easier or more pleasant.
- See Convenience.
Definition of the noun amenity for high school students
- an item that increases comfort
- example: Bill Gates's house is stocked with so many amenities, he never has to do anything for himself.
The noun amenity is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Specialised definition of the noun amenity
Glossary of sports
a facility for sports or entertainment. (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
"Amenity" is the first demo of the Dutch Symphonic metal band Delain. It was released in 2002. Martijn Westerholt, founder of Delain, doesn't regard this as the beginning of Delain: "I tried a few songs with local musicians, but it did not work, it did not really bring me what I was looking for.
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Basic Writings by Burton Watson
To make use of good to lead others is called education; to make use of good to achieve harmony with others is called amenity. To use what is not good to lead others is called betrayal; to use what is not good to achieve harmony with others is ...
by Richard Imperiale
The other frequently requested amenity is an in-unit washer and dryer. Most new communities ...
Word Nerd (2007)
More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer
you simply correct the mistakes; whereas one can amend various aspects of conduct or behavior, emend is used if the issue at hand is that of a manuscript, speech, or literary product amenity is the pleasantness of a place or person amentia ...
Proceedings of the International Conference ICCAE, Taipei, Taiwan, November 4-6, 2016 by Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung
Hence, the human body amenity is a non-linear equation based on these elements. Usually it is described as follows: D=f(T)+g(U)+h(V)(1) where D is the human body amenity, T is the temperature (°C), U is the average daily humidity (%rh), ...
The American Language (1945)
An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States. Supplement I-II by Henry L. Mencken
Amenity is the French word amenité, borrowed in the Fifteenth Century. To an American it is very similar in meaning, in the plural, to ci'uilities, as in “ the amenities of the occasion,” but the English have widened it, since a. 1916, to mean almost ...
Global Business Regulation (2000)
by John Braithwaite, Peter Drahos
Since environmental amenity is a superior good, the demand for pollution control is likely to increase and there is therefore a considerable advantage to an economy to have the technical and production capacity to produce low-polluting ...
Time Out New York (2012)
by Editors of Time Out
greatest amenity is a free key to nearby Gramercy Park (see p93) – one of the most exclusive outdoor spaces in the city.
The Railway News ... (1906)
Thus the whole of the stairs and floors are of fireproof material, plentiful provision being made of hydrants, hose, buckets, &c, while a particularly satisfactory amenity is an external iron stairway at the rear, which, with the other staircases and ...
The Scots Observer (1889)
The amenity is a veneer, but it overlies a solid feeling — the feeling that mankind are a fraternity, that in general intercourse friction is an unpleasant thing and by all means to be avoided. The Englishman has been mistaking what were offered ...
Amenity Horticulture Land Reclamation and Remediation, Principles and Practice Ozone Depletion Plants and Atmospheric Pollution Plants as Pollution Monitors Waste Water Treatment Phytoremediation Global Warming Effects ...
by Michael Allaby, Chris Park
An amenity can be natural (such as an attractive location or accessible woods or water) or made by people (such as...
amenity horticulture ( hobby farming) Gardening or cultivation for leisure or *aesthetics rather than for ...
by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris, Sally Stone
A Amenity Space Areas and services within or connected to a building that add both tangible and intangible benefits to the property. In architecture, an amenity space will typically include the service areas such as toilets, heating and air ...
A 12-Volume Set
Amenity. Factors. In a globaleconomy, whereinmany advanced national and regional economies, commercially valueadded knowledge and innovative services are creating more jobs than manufacturing industries. In such places, theneeds of ...
by John Jenkins, John Pigram
AMENITY. MANAGEMENT. (UNITED. KINGDOM). The Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management (ILAM) is believed to be the largest professional body in the leisure field outside the United States, withover6,000 members. It wasformedin ...
Marine Affairs Dictionary (2004)
Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West
VISUAL AMENITY: The increased utility of land (and water) as a result of the view from that property. (See also Scenic Area; Scenic Easement; Transfer of Development Rights; Viewshed; Visual Amenity; Visual Resource Management) ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
amenity horticulture (hobby farming) Cultivating plants or livestock for ...
Junior School Dictionary (2002)
by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty
amenity. noun. anything which adds to your comfort, ease or pleasure: a campsite with cooking amenities and running water MM fimify: the plural is amenities amethyst (sayam-a-thist) noun a purple or violet quartz, used as a gem Word ...
The Spa Encyclopedia (2003)
A Guide to Treatments and Their Benefits for Health and Healing by Hannelore R. Leavy, Reinhard R. Bergel
spa category: "amenity spas” and “resort spas." Amenity Spa Located at the hotel or resort, this is CHAPTER 2: Spas Today 7.
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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1I1T1Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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