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duration

[də′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
A basic concept of kinetics which is expressed quantitatively by time measured by a clock or comparable mechanism.
(oceanography)
The interval of time of the rising or falling tide, or the length of time of flood or ebb tidal currents.
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Thus the actual underwriting requirements being obtained by company B would be very limited relative to company A, giving rise to relatively weak selection and an expectation of higher mortality rates with a flatter durational slope.
The alimony changes would have replaced bridge-the-gap, durational, rehabilitative, and permanent alimony with formulas to determine alimony, and then set factors that judges can use to modify those results.
It is time to urge the scientists to pay heed towards the formulation of insecticides which have low residual pollutions, safety for non-targeted organisms and a less durational half-life.
The analysis of the data suggests that there are Pitch and Durational differences between the male and female speech though the performance in the area of lexical stress was same; most of them pronounced the given words either in a flat and unstressed manner or placed stress on the wrong syllable.
Copious charts trace Ashley's metrical templates, syllabic distribution within his opera's durational segments, and reciting tones around which singers and instrumentalists improvise modally.
As for high-quality global bond markets, investors should expect to find "little reward relative to durational risk.
Commuters and pedestrians using the new King's Cross foot tunnel are now being greeted by HALFLIFE--an immersive, durational light installation created by award-winning design practice Speirs + Major.
The initial piece of the day was a durational undertaking by Toronto artist Thea Fitz-James, who sat naked in the centre of the intimate performance space of Toronto's hub14 creating a pair of men's pants using a traditional method and pattern.
In addition, Howard Shapiro, a labor and employment attorney with Proskauer Rose who filed a brief in the M&G Polymers case for the ERISA Industry Committee and the American Benefits Council, explained that under Yard-Man, "as long as someone held the status of a retiree, the contract language was read to confer lifetime benefits, without regard to the general durational language of the collective bargaining agreement or the absence of language vesting such benefits.
The point of departure for Serbian artist Marina Abramovic's durational performance piece 512 Hours was 'From nothing, something may or may not happen.
But after trying out the meal-break concept in Sophocles: Seven Sicknesses (a 4-hour precursor to the new, 12-hour epic), Doman and her colleagues decided the idea was "just right," quite in tune with the original, immersive, durational theatre experience of the ancient Greeks.
LeasePlan Emirates will endeavour to meet the differing durational requirements of its clients' fleets," he said, in reference to the upcoming product.