Avulsion n. The sudden and perceptible removal or severing of land from the property or jurisdiction of which it was a part by natural forces such as a flood or an abrupt change in the course of a river. Despite the removal or severing of the land, the boundaries between jurisdictions or properties are not altered by avulsion. For example, if a river was the boundary between two states, the boundary remains the same although the course of the river has changed.
Award 1. n The final decision of an arbitrator. 2 The final decision of a court, jury, or administrative tribunal granting damages or other relief to a party. 3 v. To formally grant such relief.
AWOL abbr. absent without leave.
BAC abbr. Blood alcohol content.
Bad character n. A person's predisposition to commit evil acts.