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condition

1. an ailment or physical disability
2. Law
a. a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc., that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
b. the event itself
3. Logic a statement whose truth is either required for the truth of a given statement (a necessary condition) or sufficient to guarantee the truth of the given statement (a sufficient condition)
4. Maths Logic a presupposition, esp a restriction on the domain of quantification, indispensable to the proof of a theorem and stated as part of it

condition

[kən′dish·ən]
(mathematics)
The product of the norm of a matrix and of its inverse.
(petroleum engineering)
To change the properties of a drilling mud by introducing additives.
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Thus, a disciplined approach to firearms training ensures that officers assess the suspect's actions prior to employing the conditioned response.
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Perhaps the magic of the placebo effect can in part be explained by the body's responding biologically in conditioned fashion in the right set of circumstances.
One of the most critical parameters in assessing how well a green sand mixture has been conditioned is the methylene blue (MB) clay/water ratio.
Approval of this application also is specifically conditioned on compliance by Bank and its parents with the commitments made in connection with this application and with the conditions in this order.
The Offer is conditioned on, among other things, (i) the tender in the Offer of at least a majority of the outstanding Shares that are not shares beneficially owned by the management group and the other executive officers of General Bearing (the "Majority of the Minority Condition"), and (ii) the tender in the Offer of a sufficient number of Shares such that, after the Shares are purchased pursuant to the Offer, GBC Acquisition Corp.

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