easement

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun the right of someone who does not own a piece of land to use it, especially for access to another place

Construction

  • The legal right afforded a party to cross or to make limited use of land owned by another.
  • A curve formed at the juncture of two members that otherwise would intersect on an angle.

Law

  • noun a right which someone (the dominant owner) has to make use of land belonging to someone else (the servient owner) for a purpose such as a path
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