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Tier

One of a series of rows arranged one above the other.

tier

A row, or a group of rows placed one above the other, as rows of seats in a theater or of beams in construction.
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Tier 4 standards are even more stringent, reducing NOx emissions by 90 percent beyond Tier 3 regulations.
This was viewed as the "cost of doing business" to be a Tier One and the assumption was that all of these investments would eventually pay off as the first major programs began to launch in the 2007-2010 timeframe.
Like a mirror, the bottom tier reflects any light that reaches it.
The new opportunity for SATA emerges where the line blurs between on-line Tier 1 storage and near-line Tier 2 storage, and in the management of all data (Tier 1 and Tier 2).
As shown in Figure 1, Tier II candidates for spiral development are at the component and subsystem level.
When time to assemble cake, place bottom 14-inch tier on a silver or other plate large enough to accommodate cake.
Tier II contracting is a way in which companies can ask their suppliers to ask their customers to meet certain minority purchasing goals.
Importantly, the purpose of Tier 1 screening (Figure 3) should be to provide alerts to endocrine-active substances, whereas higher-tier tests should provide adverse effects data for risk assessment application.
Yet Pickard expects his Alliance to deliver something unique - a "one-stop shopping" source for Tier One and Tier Two automotive components.
Using RTI's existing telemetry system for the company's Total Oil Management (TOM) program, RTI will collaborate with Global Tier to upgrade the TOM system interface to a software platform that monitors industrial kitchen appliances around the clock.
pst files are now automatically classified and migrated to the optimum tier of storage based on usage.
Not only do Tier 1 tools reduce the number of operational people, but they also reduce the skill level required because the Tier 1 tools enforce strict operational processes in a workflow.