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Botany
a. too numerous to count
b. capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a flower
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This imitation, or haunting, provides Leopardi with (1) a ventriloquistic experience of loss, (2) an apprenticeship in the manipulation of poetic temporality and indefiniteness, and (3) a necessary exorcism of the Petrarchan lyric lexicon.
The indefiniteness of the focalizer and that of the source of what is focalized both have a puzzling effect, in repeatedly frustrating the inferences and attributions that are created as reading proceeds.
Stoeger argues for the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory, which points to the objective character of chance, indefiniteness, and probability.
148) Of course, the publicly available pleadings indicate that Vonage's counsel did not even recognize written description as a defense separate from non-enablement and indefiniteness, and this potential oversight may explain Vonage's failure to lodge it at summary judgment, not to mention its failure to sufficiently develop the facts to do so.
problems with validity, such as indefiniteness, (52) lack of utility,
That very indefiniteness may nevertheless finally be the ultimate virtue of this study: Marlow's provocative argument carves out a justification for expanding the terms by which one approaches this rich material and for resisting imposing upon it those terms relevant to the pre-professional and professional theater.
Several linguistic forms associated with quantification in Spanish are explored in "Interfaces and Domains of Quantification" by Javier Gutierrez-Rexach (Professor of Spanish and Linguistics), from indefiniteness and ellipsis to the quantificational properties of relative clauses and adverbial particles.
It's very clear that if you had a stronger standard for indefiniteness, a significant number of the problems with software patents would go away.
5) Suddenly, large segments of the patent community blamed uncertain patent scope on the Federal Circuit's lax indefiniteness standard, which only invalidated a claim "when it is not amenable to construction or insolubly ambiguous.
This followed by the DF in definite and indefiniteness of circumstantial elements (participant typically indirectly linked to process) for truth value of an event.
Similarly, mandating a universal Section 112 standard in the pending ruling in Nautilus would weaken the current debate on indefiniteness.
Market relations, relying upon the independence of the main links of the economy, determining the opportunities of development and realization of the own strategy for development of either of them, together with that strengthen the influence of indefiniteness factor as, forming with each economic entity the need in obtaining income sufficient for self-financing of expanded manufacture and labor payment, increase the extent of multi variants of innovation programs in the environment of changeable market environment and conditions of performing programs.