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compliance

, compliancy
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.

Compliance

Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.

compliance

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.

certificate of compliance

A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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The RFID compliance policy guide lists parameters for manufacturers to conduct pilot programs testing the anti-counterfeiting measure.
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In a draft compliance policy guide made available to laboratory groups late this summer, the FDA exempted 41 of the 43 products on CAP's list and added 19 others.
In May 2002, the FDA issued a Compliance Policy Guide for Staff and Industry, Section 460.
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