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A contract between a developer and the city that involves the sale of government owned land. Land Disposition Agreement
Is a type of building development and also a regulatory process. As a building development, it is a designed grouping of both varied and compatible land uses, such as housing, recreation, commercial centers, and industrial parks, all within one contained development or subdivision. Planned Unit Development
Is an independent, quasi-judicial body. It is empowered to grant relief from the strict application of the zoning regulations (variances), approve certain uses of land (special exceptions), and hear appeals of actions taken by the Zoning Administrator of DCRA. The Board has five members (three Mayoral appointees, a rotating member of the DC Zoning Commission, and a designated rep of the National Capital Planning Commission). Board of Zoning Adjustment
Allows the property owner to use his property in a way that deviates from local zoning standards. Variances
Is a conditioned, permitted use in a particular zone district, that is, the use is permitted provided certain specific criteria are met to ensure certain negative impacts will not occur. Special Exception
Equal to blocks of flats. High density
Residential developments that are at higher density level than lower density. Medium density
Restricted to single family, detached housing. Low density
Listed as $109,200 in 2015. Incudes 20 nearby cities and counties: PG County, Montgomery County, Alexandria and Fairfax Counties, etc. Area Median Income
A signed contract by community groups and a real estate developer that requires the developer to provide specific amenities to the local community or neighborhood. Community Benefit Agreement

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Business Law Crossword Puzzle

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Any meeting of the minds resulting in mutual assent to do or refrain from doing something. Agreement
The governing body of law of contracts services or real estate. State common law
The body of law governing contracts for goods or products; based on the Uniform Commercial Code. State statutory law
A contract that involves terms for both goods and services; the source of law is established by determining the predominant thrust of the subject matter. Hybrid contract
A contract involving two promises and two performances. Bilateral contract
A contract involving one promise followed by one performance, which then triggers a second performance from the offeror. Unilateral contract
A contract that is created when the parties have knowingly and intentionally agreed on the promises and performances. Express contract
A contract in which the agreement is reached by the parties' actions rather than their words. Implied contract
A classification that permits a contract to be enforceable in case where no express or implied contract exists and one party suffers losses as a result of another party's unjust enrichment. Quasi-contract
A contract that has the necessary elements and, thus, can be enforceable. Valid contract
A contract that lacks one or more of the basic required elements of a contract or that has not been formed in conformance with the law from the outset of the agreement and, thus, cannot be enforced by either party. Void Contract
A contract that one party may, at its option, either disaffirm or enforce. Voidable contract
A contract that meets the elements required by law for an otherwise binding agreement but is subject to legal defense. Unenforceable contract
A contract that meets one or more specific requirements of construction. Formal Contract
A contract that is not required to be under seal by statute or to possess a certain form or language. Informal Contract
A contract that is completed. Executed contract

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CIVIL ENGINEERING Crossword

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leveling or smoothing the contours of a property; the rate of rise or descent of a sloping surface grade
farmland and open areas where the lack of prior industrial or commercial activity means that the threat of contamination is lower than in urbanized areas greenfield
a substance or material capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property when transported in commerce hazardous material
inter-regional roadway that is part of the state transportation system highway
a surface through which water cannot penetrate, like a roof, road, sidewalk, or paved parking lot impervious surface
a law or regulation adopted by a public agency, usually a city or county ordinance
a lot in single ownership or under single control usually considered a unit for purposes of development parcel
an expressway or freeway designed for non-commercial traffic; usually located within a strip of landscaped park or natural vegetation parkway
a specific authorization from a planning body to engage in a particular type of development or activity permit
building new construction on a site that has pre-existing uses or renovating existing uses on a site redevelopment
land designated in the city or county general plan and zoning ordinance for buildings consisting only of dwelling units residential
an amendment to the map and/or text of a zoning ordinance to effect a change in the nature, density or intensity of uses allowed in a zoning district rezoning
water from rain or snow that is not absorbed into the ground but instead flows over less permeable surfaces into streams and rivers runoff
to add materials/devices to an existing building or system to improve its operation, safety, or efficiency retrofit
a system of subterranean conduits that carries refuse liquids or waste matter to plant where the sewage is treated sanitary sewer
a plan, to scale, showing uses and structures proposed for a parcel of land. includes both natural and man-made features. site plan
the spreading of a city and its suburbs over rural land at the fringe of an urban area sprawl
a rule or measure establishing a level of quality or quantity that must be complied with or satisfied standards
the upper surface of groundwater, or the level below which the soil is seasonally saturated with water water table
permeable; allows something to pass through it pervious
the occupation or use of land or water area for any human activity LAND USE
public services and facilities like sewage-disposal systems, water-supply systems, schools, roads, transit systems, etc infrastructure
water under the earth's surface groundwater
front of a lot that is usually defined as the side nearest the street frontage
capable of being accomplished in a successful manner within a reasonable time taking into account economic, environmental, social, and technological factors feasible
the loosening and transportation of rock and soil debris by wind, rain, or running water erosion
a discharge of pollutants, with or without treatment, into the environment effluent
the right to use property owned by another for specific purposes or to gain access to another property easement
a ramp opening in a curb where vehicles or wheel chairs may enter or leave the roadway curb cut
a land use classification that permits facilities for the buying and selling of commodities and services commercial
an area of land separating 2 distinct land uses that softens or mitigates the effects of one land use on the other buffer zone
a mound of earth usually 2-6 feet high designed to shield and buffer uses like parking areas. also used to minimize water run-off berm
americans with disabilities act; federal law that requires businesses and public facilities be accessible to individuals with disabilities ada
having property or zone district boundaries in common abutting
a land use classification often divided into "heavy industrial" uses (construction yards, quarrying, factories) and "light industrial" uses like research and development, and less intensive warehousing and manufacturing industrial
streetcars or trolley cars that typically operate entirely in mixed traffic light rail transit
the dividing area, either paved or landscaped, between opposing lanes of traffic on a roadway median strip
a line connecting the highest points along a ridge ridgeline
development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs sustainability
a strategic set of physical changes to streets to reduce vehicle speeds and volumes. (i.e. curb extensions, widened sidewalks, speed humps, traffic circles) traffic calming
areas where topographic, geographic, and/or soil conditions indicate a significant danger to future occupants undevelopable
lands or buildings that are not actively used for any purpose vacant

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Contract LAw Crossword

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All contracts begin when a person or a company proposes a deal. It might involve buying something, selling something, doing a job or anything else. But only proposals made in certain ways amount to a legally recognized offer. Offer
Certain kinds of trickery and force can prevent the formation of a contract. Consent
The Parties must be adults of sound mind Capacity
A contract where both parties make a promise Bilateral contract
An agreement that neither party may legally enforce. Void agreement
A agreement with all important terms explicitly stated Express contract
A doctrine in which a court may enforce a promise made by the defendant even when there is no contract. Promissory estoppel
The party in contract negotiations who receives the first offer. Offeree
When something is sought by the promisor and given by the promisees in exchange for their promises. Bargained for
To give notice of refusal to be bound by an agreement. Disaffirm
Requires certain contracts to be writing Statute of Frauds
Contracts can not be a one-way street; both sides must receive some measurable benefits. Consideration
The contract must be for a lawful purpose. Legality
A contract that satisfies all the law's requirements Valid Contract
Things that are movable, other than money and investment securities. Goods
Cancellation of the offer. Revocation

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Ethics & Legal Terms Crossword

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Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse. Abuse
legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime Aiding & Abetting
A threat or attempt to inflict offensive physical contact or bodily harm on a person (as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner) that puts the person in immediate danger of or in apprehension of such harm or contact Assault
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent Battery
The issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or experience and who meets the standards set by the organization Certification
Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child Coercion
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something Defamation
A system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine Ethics
A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent Expressed Consent
An intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional False Imprisonment
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information HIPAA
An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so. Implied Consent
A formal agreement that a patient signs to give permission for a medical procedure (such as surgery) after having been told about the risks, benefits, etc. Informed Consent
Illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient. Invasion of Privacy
An area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party. Law of Agency
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems. Laws
Responsible by law; legally answerable Liable
A false accusation written, printed, or typewritten, or presented in a picture or a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person who is living or the memory of a person who is dead, resulting in public embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or hatred. Libel
The state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license Licensure
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official Malpractice
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior Morals
Fail to care for properly Neglect
The failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do Negligence

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Water Vocabulary Crossword

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Having a positively charged end and a negatively charged end Polarity
water sticking to water Cohesion
Water sticking to another surface Adhesion
The skin of the water created by cohesion. Surface tension
The ratio of mass to volume in a substance. Density
The amount of energy to raise temperature. Specific heat
The saltiness of a body of water. Salinity
Water that flows over the land without sinking. Runoff
Underwater vent found near volcanoes. Hydrothermal vent
Weather pattern that develops over the ocean. El-Nino
Zone of the ocean. Photic zone
Water located below Earth's surface. Groundwater
A rock layer that collects and stores groundwater. Aquifer
A surface able to penetrated by water. Permeable
A surface that water cannot penetrate. Impermeable
An area of land that drains into drains, etc, to a river. Watershed
The land that water flows across or under. River basin
Freshwater stream. Tributary
Where freshwater and saltwater mix and meet. Estuary
Large material or artificial lake. Reservoir
Movement of cold water. Upwelling
A process, weathered rock is picked up and moved. Erosion
Where eroded materials such as rock and other materials are deposited by water, wind, ice. Sedimentation
Organisms that live in top layer of ocean. Phytoplankton
Enrichment of an ecosystem. Eutrophication
When organisms go far down. Chemosynthesis
Technique that uses sound. Sonar
Amount of present in the water. Dissolved oxygen

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Biome crossword puzzle!

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A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake pond
They are found in mountain regions worldwide. alpine
The second-rainiest biome. temperateforest
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Desert
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. lake
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. wetland
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat. biome
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered. rainforest
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah. temperategrassland
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. tundra
A wetland that is forested. swamp
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close. savanna
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks. stream
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans. taiga
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater. river
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. ocean

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The Integumentary System Crossword

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Tiny, smooth muscles attached to hair follicles, contraction causes the hair to stand upright arrector pili
structure with outer and inner root sheaths extending from the epidermal surface into the dermis and from which new hair develops. hair follicle
the less numerous type of sweat gland; produces a secretion containing water, salts, proteins, and fatty acids. apocrine
fat cells adipose cells
superficial layer of the skin; composed of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium epidermis
layer of skin deep to the epidermis; composed of dense irregular tissue dermis
subcutaneous tissue just deep to the skin; consists of adipose plus some areolar connective tissue. hypodermis
loose areolar connective tissue of woven collagen and elastic with rich supply of blood vessels papillary layer
dense irregular connective tissues making up approx. 80% of dermis reticular layer
fine-touch receptors, light pressure, abundant in finger tips, you gather information about its shape, texture, and density, info your brain uses to identify the object meissner's corpuscles
dark pigment formed by cells called melanocytes; imparts color to skin and hair melanin
a primary tissue that covers the body surface, lines its internal cavities, and forms glands epithelial tissue

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EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION Crossword

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the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. Fossils
make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. Adapt
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
the process of developing or being developed. Development
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Geography
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure. HomologousStructure
in genealogy, any person to whom two or more persons claim descent; also, the most recent ancestral form or species from which two different species evolved. CommonAncestor
structures are similar or resembling in certain respects, in function or in appearance but not in evolutionary origin or developmental origin. AnalogousStructure
relying on or derived from observation or experiment. Empirical
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form. Organism
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information. DNA
a distinctive attribute or aspect of something. Features
any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates. Bones
a period of ten years. Decades
the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex. Structure
an anatomical feature that no longer seems to have a purpose in the current form of an organism of the given species. VestigialStructure
the branch of biology and medicine concerned with the study of embryos and their development. Embryology
The investigation and comparison of the structures of different organisms. ComparativeAnatomy
an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. CharlesDarwin
the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. Evolution

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Pickleball Crossword

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The serve must be made ______________ underhand
the first serve of each side-out is made from the ______ -hand court right
points are scored only by the _______ _________ serving team
games are normally played to ________ points eleven
when the ball is served, the receiving team must let it _________ before returning bounce
The double bounce rule ____________ the serve and volley advantage and extends rallies eliminates
the ___-________ zone is the court area within 7 feet on both sides of the net non-volley
the non-volley zone is the commonly referred as the _________ kitchen
a ball contacting any line, except the non-volley zone line on a serve is consider __ in
a serve contacting the non-volley zone line is a ______ and a fault short
a ______ is any action that stops play because of a rule violation fault
a fault occurs when: a ________ does not land within the confines of the receiving court serve
players use a ____ toss to determine who will serve first coin
you should start in an _______ stance athletic
you can hit the ball forehand or __________ backhand
if the ball hits the net it switches to the ______ teams ball other
if it lands ___________ the service court it is illegal outside
after you hit a ball you should finish in a statue of _______ stand liberty
the serve will be served __________ to the other side diagonally
the 3rd number called out is the ______ ________ server number

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federalism Crossword

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powers that are spelled out in the constitution expressed
an act directing the people of a territory to frame a proposed state constitution enabling act
grants made to states and private agencies to those groups that apply for them project grants
powers that the constitution does not grant to the national government. reserved
certain powers are assigned to the national government and certain powers assigned to the states division of powers
form of federal monetary aid given to the states in the form of federal tax revenues revenue sharing
grants with few strings attached block grants
powers held by the national government that are granted to it in the constitution delegated
an act that creates a state act of admission
powers that national government have historically possessed inherent
federal money or other resources given by he federal government to state and local governments grants-in-aid
a system of government that divides power between a national and state governments federalism
legal process where fugitive from one state is returned to that state Extradition
powers that are possessed by both the national and state government concurrent
agreement between states and foreign nations Interstate compacts

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