What is a deadbeat?

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A deadbeat refers to a person who avoids paying debts or deliberately fails to fulfill his/her obligations as expected. Alternatively deadbeat can refer to presence of an indicator without an oscillation.
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Fathers are more likely to be labeled "deadbeat" than mothers for a number of reasons. According to the report, "Custodial Mothers and Fathers and their Child Support
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( ′ded′bēt ′al·gə′rith·əm ) (control systems) A digital control algorithm which attempts to follow set-point changes in minimum
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dead·beat
[n. ded-beet; adj. ded-beet]
NOUN
1.
a person who deliberately avoids paying debts.
2.
a loafer; sponger.
ADJECTIVE
3.
being a parent who neglects parental responsibilities, especially one who does not pay child support: deadbeat dads.
4.
Horology noting any of various escapements acting without recoil of the locking parts from the shock of contact.
5.
Electricity (of the indicator of an electric meter and the like) coming to a stop with little or no oscillation.
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