The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially.
- The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
- A judgment or sentence.
- The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
- The process of identifying the type of material or device that set off an alarm and assessing the potential threat with corresponding implications for the need to take further action.
- A process by which land is attached as security or in satisfaction of a debt.