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baseline

a line at each end of a tennis court that marks the limit of play

baseline

The straight line between two observational points, as between the elements of an interferometer (see radio telescope). The longer the baseline between two radio telescopes, the finer the detail that can be resolved in a radio source. See also LBI; VLBI.

Baseline

A standard measure or perceived common level of performance at a given point in time, against which design objectives and/or performance targets may be set against to achieve improved design outcomes or performance standards.

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i. The shorter arc of the great circle joining the master and slave station of a pair of radio-transmitting stations.
ii. A yardstick for comparing an existing and a new system or aircraft. In this case, the former serves as a baseline.

baseline

baseline

The horizontal line to which the bottoms of lowercase characters (without descenders) are aligned. See typeface.
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Recommendation: To strengthen its baselines, facilitate external and independent reviews of those baselines, ensure effective oversight of the BMDS, and further improve transparency and accountability of its efforts, and to improve clarity, consistency, and completeness of the baselines reported to Congress, the Secretary of Defense should ensure that MDA, for resource baselines, in meeting new statutory requirements to include a cost estimate in each acquisition baseline for a program element, take steps to ensure these cost estimates are high quality, reliable cost estimates that are documented to facilitate external review.
In climates where the energy code prescribes exterior insulating sheathing on metal stud walls, a design with metal studs and no exterior insulating sheathing will perform worse than the ECB and Appendix G baselines.
The weekly non-promoted volume, or baseline, is the benchmark from which all calculations measuring activities that drive additional volume are assessed.
The smooth upward course of outlays in Figure 1 masks the rather dramatic tensions evident in multiyear baselines over the twenty-year period shown in Figure 2.
SOAComply lets organizations model any baseline set of conditions that suits their needs.
By the sixth month of the study, all treatments produced statistically significant reductions in annualized relapse rates relative to baseline.
Enhancements, such as baselines, will continue to be added to keep the system on the leading edge.
As a result, a baseline is created and becomes the foundation for the network optimization recommendations made by GNTS consultants.
Referencing these baselines, the embedded sensors or a "smart" tool can continuously monitor where that equipment is in its life cycle.
It also features built-in event alarms to ensure an immediate reaction and save time sifting through baselines looking for warning signs.
ProductionBeast members can leverage the product to ramp up and manage crews on their newest productions accessing the same data from Baseline that is used by every major studio, broadcast network, representation firm and media outlet in North America.
Culled from its industry leading entertainment archive, Baseline tailored their API allowing Spideo to integrate Baseline's content into the app within weeks - virtually half of the time it would have taken with generic solutions available elsewhere in the content marketplace.