Supplemental bill
Supplemental Sup`ple*men"tal, Supplementary Sup`ple*men"ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. suppl['e]mentaire.] Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume. [1913 Webster]

{Supplemental air} (Physiol.), the air which in addition to the residual air remains in the lungs after ordinary expiration, but which, unlike the residual air, can be expelled; reserve air.

{Supplemental bill} (Equity), a bill filed in aid of an original bill to supply some deffect in the latter, or to set forth new facts which can not be done by amendment. --Burrill. --Daniel.

{Supplementary chords} (Math.), in an ellipse or hyperbola, any two chords drawn through the extremities of a diameter, and intersecting on the curve. [1913 Webster]


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  • supplemental bill — A pleading in equity which is supplemental or additional to, and filed in aid or support of, an original bill or complaint. Rebelo v Cardoso, 81 RI 360, 103 A2d 80. A pleading in equity which has the function of supporting the cause of suit… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • original bill in the nature of a supplemental bill — A bill filed in a suit in equity when new parties, with new interests, arising from events which have transpired since the institution of the suit, are to be brought before the court. Whiting v Bank of United States (US) 13 Pet 6, 10 L Ed 33;… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Supplemental — Sup ple*men tal, Supplementary Sup ple*men ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. suppl[ e]mentaire.] Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume. [1913 Webster] {Supplemental …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Supplemental air — Supplemental Sup ple*men tal, Supplementary Sup ple*men ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. suppl[ e]mentaire.] Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bill — As a legal term, this word has many meanings and applications, the most important of which are set forth below: Bill of Rights. A formal and emphatic legislative assertion and declaration of popular rights and liberties usually promulgated upon a …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill — As a legal term, this word has many meanings and applications, the most important of which are set forth below: Bill of Rights. A formal and emphatic legislative assertion and declaration of popular rights and liberties usually promulgated upon a …   Black's law dictionary

  • supplemental — That which is added to a thing or act to complete it. See also amendment @ supplemental act That which supplies a deficiency, adds to or completes, or extends that which is already in existence without changing or modifying the original. Act… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill in the nature of a bill of review — Where a decree is final, the bill of review is not regarded as a part of the cause in which the decree was rendered, but as a new suit, having for its object the correction of the decree in the former suit. But where a decree is only… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • supplemental pleading — A pleading of new matter in support of an original complaint, bill, declaration, or petition. Jenkins v International Bank, 127 US 484, 32 L Ed 189, 8 S Ct 1186. A pleading bringing to the notice of the court matters occurring since the filing or …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — SNAP logo The United States Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP),[1] historically and commonly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a federal assistance program that provides assistance to low and no income people …   Wikipedia

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