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acquire

[ə′kwīr]
(electronics)
Of acquisition radars, the process of detecting the presence and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit identification.
Of tracking radars, the process of positioning a radar beam so that a target is in that beam to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also known as target acquisition.
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A further peril that is associated with online credibility is that young people may begin to undervalue credentials and miss opportunities to gain valuable but less readily acquirable skills.
This note will address the Louisiana Supreme Court's opinion in LASERS, which held that the omission of "former spouse" from a statutory list of beneficiaries does not deprive a former spouse of her interest in survivor benefits as they constitute acquirable community property.
As historical and ethnographic documents attest, white integration into Indian tribes was not hard to achieve since "Indians did not typically reject persons because of the color of their skin but focused rather on the learnable and acquirable ethnic qualities such as 'language, culturally appropriate behaviour, social affiliation, and loyalty'" (Dyar 2003: 823).
Using readily acquirable business listings, create an attractive page where site visitors can search for businesses, map their locations and submit reviews of the companies.
By a free market, I mean a system in which private property is freely alienable and freely acquirable, and there is no central allocation of resources.
Incremental theorists, who believe that ability is an acquirable skill, are more likely to adopt a goal to understand the situation and master the task.
All of the schemes are excellently supported with clearly designed worksheets (downloadable from the BFI's website, using a password which comes with each book) and with easily acquirable video clips, many of which can be found on the BFI's Screenonline or similar free websites which are signposted in the text.
This paper conceives creativity as an acquirable skill, as a trait shared by every human being.
It will submit itself to the knowledge acquirable by the heart.
Easily acquirable water for plants is basically absent in the top layers of quarry spoil, or appears in small quantities only in spring and autumn [22].
Value of boundary lubrication frictional coefficient, due to this kind of friction mechanical complexity, is acquirable in experiment only and in especial contact working conditions.
an improved investment environment coupled with privatization of state enterprises in a number of emerging market economies and the availability of acquirable private sector companies in these countries).