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adjusting

[ə′jəst·iŋ]
(engineering)
In measurement technology, setting or compensating a measuring instrument or a weight in such a way that the indicated value deviates as little as possible from the actual value.
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8 billion, up 2% year over year (also up 2% adjusting for currency) and operating income was $87 million, which included a $339 million non-cash impairment charge related to the Availability Services split-off in the first quarter.
This slot is later used to adjust the raised bar on the non-slotted-type adjusting knobs used on some scopes.
754 election in effect, generally adjusting the tax basis to the FMV with respect to D.
The results are quite surprising: after adjusting the data for the effects of only a few observable characteristics, the black-white test-score gap in math and reading for students entering kindergarten essentially disappeared.
Product changes can be made in as little as 3 min with a single adjusting spindle on the operator's side of the die, without stepping the line, instead of 30 min required to adjust dual die lips manually.
TPAs, independent adjusting firms and insurance companies have trained professionals who are constantly monitoring the weather to determine when and where a natural disaster may strike.
Adjusting median income for inflation offers another perspective (Figure 4).
Improperly shimmed equilibrator adjusting screws on your M198 towed howitzer are bad news, crewmen.
It can be used to adjust the vehicle's dive, squat, and roll rates by adjusting the shock absorbers' damping rates individually, or in pairs.
The lateral tendency of the strips, which results from the roll-crossing of roll 1, is compensated for by adjusting the knives.
Households, in maximizing their welfare, and firms, in maximizing their profits, face various frictions in pursuing their goals, such as costs associated with adjusting the rate of household purchases of durable goods or the rate of business investment in capital equipment.
The use of severity scores for adjusting outcomes assumes their validity.