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Definition of Tolerance


  1. Capability of growth in more or less shade.
  2. Allowed amount of variation from the standard or from exact conformity to the specified dimensions, weight, etc., as in various mechanical operations;
  3. The amount which coins, either singly or in lots, are legally allowed to vary above or below the standard of weight or fineness.
  4. The power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance.
  5. The endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration.
  6. The power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal.
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Tolerance Translations

tolerance in German is Toleranz
tolerance in Italian is tolleranza
tolerance in Spanish is tolerancia
tolerance in Swedish is tolerans