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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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Evaluation indexes should reflect the real situation of the public transit network system and require a clear evaluation concept, acquirable data and better manoeuvrability.
Both non-dimmable GL-BR30/40 and TRIAC-dimmable GL-BR20D/30D/40D series, wherein the suffix "D" discriminates between non-dimmable and TRIAC-dimmable, are acquirable to satisfy specific requirements.
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.
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.
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).
Its modest price makes it acquirable both for the reference library and for personal use.
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Elsewhere, I have spoken of the idea that custody is narrated by many young men as a place of relative respite from the violence and problems experienced in the community--that custodial environments can and do offer degrees of stability and security not readily available or acquirable in "conventional" life.
7) In the language of game theory, representative agents can intuit outcomes by backward induction--not because they are abnormally gifted with super intelligence, but because such skill is highly beneficial and also acquirable from life experience and/or specialized training.