What does allow for mean?

allow for meaning in General Dictionary

make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

Sentence Examples with the word allow for

In the first case the thermal effect of 58.58 calories actually observed must be increased by 2d to allow for the heat absorbed in splitting off two gramme-atoms of carbon; in the second case the thermal effect of 96.96 must be increased by d as above.

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