nonconforming nonconforming


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


  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.


  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


  • "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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