Glossary beginning with V

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Vacant Land Condominium Corporation

A vacant land condominium corporation described in subsection 155 (2) of the Condominium Act.

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Valve

A device for controlling the passage of fluid through a pipe or duct, especially an automatic device allowing movement in one direction only.

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Vaporization

The change of a substance from a liquid or solid state to a gaseous state.

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Vehicle

Includes a motor vehicle, trailer, traction engine, farm tractor, road-building machine, bicycle and any vehicle drawn, propelled or driven by any kind of power.

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Verandah

External open gallery, or covered way, with a sloping or lean-to roof carried by columns.

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Vertical

At right angles to a horizontal plane; in a direction, or having an alignment, such that the top is directly above the bottom.

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Vertical Control Survey

The measurements taken by surveying methods for the determination of elevation of a fixed point or points.

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Vest

To release from one person's control and place authority, property, or rights in the control of another person or group of persons.

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