nonconforming nonconforming

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion

Usage(s):

  1. Mikhail Mikhailovich Zoshchenko, 63, Russian satirist, who was at the top of the 1946 Soviet purge list of nonconforming authors; in Leningrad.
  2. When Ginger emotes, only a nonconforming female heart fails to respond.
  3. With the cooperation of local police the agencies have recently launched a drive against cheaper, nonconforming hotels.

News

  1. Lead Engineer

    Job Description: • Develop and maintain engineering department with emphasis on API 6A, API 16A and API 16C products and design criteria. • Provide support to quality personnel, particularly in regards to disposition of nonconforming product.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  2. Conflict of interest or campaign promise delivered?

    Steve Jacob campaigned with the promise that he would change the Winona County zoning ordinance; in particular, he pledged to remove the "nonconforming" label from properties that were legal under old ordinance regulations, but did not comply with the new, 300-page set of land use rules.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Winona Post

Quotes

  • "You have some pretty incompetent (city) administrations giving out these nonconforming leases for years," Filner said. "Now all of a sudden this has to be reversed even when there are no immediate development plans?"
    on May 19, 2008 By: Bob Filner Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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