[ ik-seed-ns ]

  1. the act or fact of exceeding something, especially a limit or standard: penalties for exceedance of air quality standards.

  2. the amount by which something exceeds a limit or standard: a 10 percent exceedance.

Origin of exceedance

First recorded in 1950–55; exceed + -ance

Words Nearby exceedance

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