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narrowing

Unification followed by unfolding. The left-hand side of a rule is unified with some term, resulting in a set of variable bindings. The term is then replaced by the right-hand side of the rule with values substituted for bound variables.
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Further narrowing the gap will require concerted efforts in public health and health care to address the major causes of the remaining gap from cardiovascular diseases, homicide, HIV and infant mortality," the study's authors said.
Narrowing the waiver of confidentiality language authorizing taxpayers to disclose the tax structure of a transaction by clarifying that waiver is limited to disclosure of the tax structure to the IRS or other government agencies and to independent tax advisers.
In reading, the across-cohort comparisons suggest a narrowing of the gap through 7th grade, after which the gap remains stable.
Noonan's book, Narrowing the Nation's Power, is that in an effort to correct this supposed imbalance, those same conservative jurists have in recent years abandoned their commitment to a strict reading of the Constitution, embracing, under the tutelage of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, a specious view of states' rights.
However, it may occur in younger people who are born with a narrowing of the spinal canal or who suffer an injury to the spine.
To a considerable extent, the narrowing of the gap has been inevitable, reflecting economic forces that are shrinking the globe, providing a strong stimulus to international trade, and making countries better informed about each others' products and production techniques.
Credit spreads have reduced considerably over the last three months with the five-year point narrowing significantly from 92bps to 39bps, a fall of 58% which is inline with the respective sector.
This latest study, however, sought to examine the influence of hopelessness earlier in the disease process, while the arteries were in the process of narrowing.
Raeburn, the science editor of the Associated Press, relates many chilling stories of the narrowing genetic base of modern farming.
Surgery to remove a fatty buildup in neck arteries can reduce by more than half the threat of stroke in men who have not shown warning signs of the vessel narrowing.
Because of the narrowing and joinder of issues, the actual trial in Perkin-Elmer proceeded far more quickly than anticipated by the parties, consuming only nine days of trial time over a three-week period.
Demand for dollars moderated as a result of a narrowing of interest rate differentials favoring dollar assets and of concerns over volatility in U.