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reserves

[ri′zərvz]
(mining engineering)
The quantity of workable mineral or of gas or oil which is calculated to lie within given boundaries.
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The role of the SDDC Reserve Component has changed drastically since 9-11," said Lt.
Hubbert's modern disciples argue that humanity has now used up half of the world's ultimately recoverable reserves of oil, which means we are at or over the peak.
For depository institutions that report weekly, the low reserve tranche and the reserve requirement exemption amount for 2006 will first apply to the fourteen-day reserve computation period that began Tuesday, November 22, 2005, and the corresponding fourteen-day reserve maintenance period that begins Thursday, December 22, 2005.
AG 38 is the model rule that offers a complex mathematical formula for calculating reserves.
More than 13,000 reserve troops from California are mobilized, including more than 300 Army Reserve and Army National Guard members based in Van Nuys, Burbank, Glendale and Sherman Oaks.
During the past 30 months, the group has pored over almost 100 studies of marine reserves, looking for specifics on how well their no-take policies protect ecosystems or let fish stocks rebuild.
816(a) was intended to distinguish between life and nonlife companies based on the nature of each company's business, as measured by reserves.
In the United States, these reserves usually are limited to taking excessive depreciation, bad-debt charges, warranty expense and other accrued items related to accounting estimates.
Search-and-rescue reserves have emergency training and have mountaineering skills.
With more than 50 percent of its mobilization strength in the Reserve Component, MTMC knows the true value of highly trained citizen-soldiers.
The survival ratio is the number of years that carried reserves will survive if the current level of average annual payments repeats itself indefinitely.