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  1. exceedancenoun

    (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time

    "the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling"


  1. exceedancenoun

    An instance where an action, activity or substance exceeds a limit set by medical or legal practice.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceedance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceedance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of exceedance in a Sentence

  1. Adam Scaife:

    By looking at individual years in that forecast we can now see for the first time, there is a risk of a temporary, and I repeat temporary, exceedance of the all-important 1.5C threshold level set out in the Paris climate agreement.

  2. The Dutch transport ministry:

    The maximum CO2 emissions set for each airport will apply for several years, so that an exceedance in one year can be compensated in subsequent years, the policy will help the country meet its carbon goal Further details remain to be decided and the government promises that discussions will include all parties.

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