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restriction

Logic Maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function

Restriction

 

a limitation on production, sales, and export imposed by monopolies—especially international cartels—to inflate prices and obtain monopoly profits. Restrictions can also be imposed on credit.

What does it mean when you dream about a restriction?

Any form of restriction in a dream often mirrors some frustration in the dreamer’s personal or business life. The dreamer may be imposing restrictions on himself or herself as well as on others.

restriction

[ri¦strik·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The degradation of foreign deoxyribonucleic acid by restriction endonucleases capable of recognizing particular patterns of specificity.

restriction

On land, an encumbrance limiting its use; usually imposed for community or mutual protection.

restriction

A bug or design error that limits a program's capabilities, and which is sufficiently egregious that nobody can quite work up enough nerve to describe it as a feature. Often used (especially by marketroid types) to make it sound as though some crippling bogosity had been intended by the designers all along, or was forced upon them by arcane technical constraints of a nature no mere user could possibly comprehend (these claims are almost invariably false).

Old-time hacker Joseph M. Newcomer advises that whenever choosing a quantifiable but arbitrary restriction, you should make it either a power of 2 or a power of 2 minus 1. If you impose a limit of 17 items in a list, everyone will know it is a random number - on the other hand, a limit of 15 or 16 suggests some deep reason (involving 0- or 1-based indexing in binary) and you will get less flamage for it. Limits which are round numbers in base 10 are always especially suspect.
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Although the farms, including some on Exmoor and Bodmin Moor, were released from infected area restrictions, they will still be subject to controlled area restrictions covering the whole of Britain.
New fire safety regulations will be in force in April to augment current health and safety rules' domestic heating compliance is already a reality, as are rules concerning disabled access in public buildings and electrical installations in gardens' conservation area restrictions continue to police unsympathetic planning applications and Listed building status protects our architectural heritage.
Out of 137,523 holdings that have had infected area restrictions, 100,720 have had restrictions lifted, a reduction of 73pc.
Out of 137,523 holdings that have had infected area restrictions since the start of the outbreak, 100,720 have had restrictions lifted, a reduction of 73pc;
Other security features include access area restrictions, a comprehensive audit trail and full segregation of the database.
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