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A fundamental computer capability. By comparing one set of data with another, the computer can locate, analyze, select, reorder and make decisions. After comparing, the computer can indicate whether the data were equal or which set was numerically greater or less than the other. See ASCII chart and computer.
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Formerly it must have swarmed with great monsters: now we find mere pigmies, compared with the antecedent, allied races.
Who would feel any great surprise at hearing that the Magalonyx was formerly rare compared with the Megatherium, or that one of the fossil monkeys was few in number compared with one of the now living monkeys?
ST-4620 carbon black provides improved compression set compared to conventional grades at all durometer levels in many compounds.
With this innovative control, fuel economy will be increased by 13% compared to the level of 2005.
Running on a 727-MHz Pentium III laptop with 512 MB of RAM, SQL Compare 3 compared two databases with 60 complex tables and other objects in less than two seconds.
8 million for the third quarter, compared with $27.
7 million of revenue related to prior period product shipments compared with recognition of $1.
Operating income on a per share basis was 85 cents for the quarter, compared with 83 cents in 1993, based on shares outstanding of 450.
3% compared to the 1st half of 2005 (calculated at comparable price, hereafter the same in this paragraph) , but its growth rate declined by 1%, which was mainly caused by a decreasing growth rate of industrial product logistics; The total value of industrial product logistics was RMB 23.
Revenues from sales for the year ended December 31, 1993 were New Israeli Shekels ("NIS") 226,762,000 ($75,941,000), as compared to NIS 222,478,000 for 1992.
According to the report, only 39 percent of French customers said price was their primary purchasing criteria, compared to 54 percent globally.
30, 1993 were New Israeli Shekels ("NIS") 159,811,000 ($55,800,000), as compared to NIS 160,723,000 for the corresponding period of 1992.