Live trees of merchantable species that are suitable for harvesting and sawing into lumber according to specific criteria. Generally, sawtimber should be greater than eight inches (8") diameter at breast height (dbh), and should contain at least one (1) sawlog. Merchantable sawlogs are usually a minimum of eight feet (8') in length.
1. The series of rational steps that leads to the proof (or disproof) of a scientific or research hypothesis. The steps are observation, which leads to the formulation of a hypothesis through abductive reasoning, followed by tests or experiments to determine the validity of the hypothesis (deductive reasoning). The observed result of the experiment is compared to the expected result, and a conclusion is made supporting or contradicting the hypothesis. 2. The scientific method is the process by which scientific facts are discovered, proven, or learned.
Definition: A single-round auction where all bidders submit their bids simultaneously and without knowledge of the offers made by competing bidders; usually the bids are in writing and delivered to the auctioneer in a sealed envelope. The highest bid wins the auction. The sealed-bid auction method does not allow for open, competitive bidding and is therefore not a true auction.
Also known as a first-price sealed bid auction (FPSB) or a sealed first-price auction.
Terms, Definitions, and Concepts: Auction, Real Estate
A section is a tract of land approximately one (1) mile square and containing 640 acres, within a township. Sections are used in the government rectangular survey system (U.S. Public Lands Survey). Each section is approximately 1/36th (0.0278) of a township. Irregularities exist due to the curvature of the earth; these irregularities are corrected for in the northern and western tiers of sections in each township. One (1) section is equal to 640 acres, one (1) mile square, one (1) square mile, and 27,878,400 square feet.
One (1) section of a township is one (1) mile square and has an area of one (1) square mile. One (1) section is equal to 640 acres. One (1) section is equal to 27,878,400 square feet. One (1) section is equal to 2.59 square kilometers. One (1) section is equal to 3,097,600 square yards. One (1) section is equal to 102,399.59 square rods, poles, or perches. One (1) section is equal to 6,399.9744 square chains. One (1) section is equal to 2,560.0 roods. One (1) section is equal to 757.5523 arpents. One (1) section is equal to 0.0278 (1/36th) townships. One (1) section is equal to 2,589,988.1103 square meters. One (1) section is equal to 258.9988 hectares.
Money deposited by or for the tenant with the landlord, to be held by the landlord for the following purposes: to remedy tenant defaults for damage to the premises (be it accidental or intentional), for failure to pay rent due, or for failure to return all keys at the end of the tenancy
Beginning in July 1908 with Serial Patent Number 1, serial patents were assigned numbers consecutively, regardless of State, and filed numerically. A patent is the original document issued for the purpose of granting public land to an individual.
One of the two parcels of real estate of an appurtenant easement. The servient tenement is the property that provides the easement; the dominant tenement is the property for which the easement is necessary, as for access to the property.