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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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There is no significant lengthening of the syllable durations in sentence-final words.
Once you have identified a pattern of return-to-work durations that are suspiciously long, then you can drill down into the treatment data to see what is going on.
SPECIFICATIONS OF POLICY CASH FLOWS AND FORMULAS FOR RESERVE DURATIONS
It made sense to use these quantities, which were reported daily, rather than the equivalent but more academically respectable risk measures called duration and convexity, for two important reasons.
Participants were divided into four groupings based on the change in sleep duration between the two checkpoints: an increase from 5 hours or 6 hours per night; an increase from 7 or 8 hours per night; a decrease from 6, 7, or 8 hours per night; and a decrease from 9 hours per night.
Because the 5-20s and 10-40s had coupons well above both prevailing and forward interest rates, their embedded call options were deeply in the money (31) and these bonds had lower durations compared with the new 15- and 30-year bond issuances that replaced them.
The DoubleLine Long Duration Total Return Bond Fund Will Target a Duration of At Least 10 Years
Women with sleep durations that changed by two or more hours per day from midlife to later life performed worse on memory tests than women with no change in sleep duration, equivalent to being one to two years older in age, compared to those whose sleep duration did not change during that time period.
If the quarantine duration is chosen to be the longest incubation period in a sample of n infections, then the probability, X, that the quarantine failure rate is no larger than [pi], is
A similar trend, but with a higher starting value, is observed for longer durations at 100 [degrees] C.
To determine the impact of the VR program on the outcome measures (earnings, employment durations, employment probabilities) of its participants requires knowledge of what these outcomes would have been if the participants had not received services.
Trial and intertrial durations in Pavlovian conditioning: Issues of learning and performance.