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restriction

Logic Maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function

Restriction

 

a limitation on production, sales, and export imposed by monopolies—especially international cartels—to inflate prices and obtain monopoly profits. Restrictions can also be imposed on credit.

What does it mean when you dream about a restriction?

Any form of restriction in a dream often mirrors some frustration in the dreamer’s personal or business life. The dreamer may be imposing restrictions on himself or herself as well as on others.

restriction

[ri¦strik·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The degradation of foreign deoxyribonucleic acid by restriction endonucleases capable of recognizing particular patterns of specificity.

restriction

On land, an encumbrance limiting its use; usually imposed for community or mutual protection.

restriction

A bug or design error that limits a program's capabilities, and which is sufficiently egregious that nobody can quite work up enough nerve to describe it as a feature. Often used (especially by marketroid types) to make it sound as though some crippling bogosity had been intended by the designers all along, or was forced upon them by arcane technical constraints of a nature no mere user could possibly comprehend (these claims are almost invariably false).

Old-time hacker Joseph M. Newcomer advises that whenever choosing a quantifiable but arbitrary restriction, you should make it either a power of 2 or a power of 2 minus 1. If you impose a limit of 17 items in a list, everyone will know it is a random number - on the other hand, a limit of 15 or 16 suggests some deep reason (involving 0- or 1-based indexing in binary) and you will get less flamage for it. Limits which are round numbers in base 10 are always especially suspect.
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The market for restriction enzymes is expected to surpass $300 million in 2005 and continues to be fueled by genomic and proteomic applications, particularly in the biotech and academic sectors.
ISRI), which is strongly opposed to any restrictions in the flow of ferrous (or nonferrous) scrap metal.
The discriminatory nature of the application of restrictions against my clients alone is clear, unless, of course, trainers and stable staff are next?
He's the guy we credit with sparking today's interest in calorie restriction and in how it might apply to people.
Even so, they note that their study confirms the previously reported association between physical abuse and intrauterine growth restriction and reveals an association with antepartum hemorrhage and perinatal death.
To amend the regulation so that those farmers subject to a herd movement restriction as a result of an order (covering, for example, a whole country) may be eligible for a temporary reallocation of quota - currently only those farmers subject to restriction notices served on individual holdings are eligible.
Surprisingly, dietary restriction counseling before FOBT compared with testing without dietary restriction counseling did not decrease the number of positive test results.
Inflammation is a hallmark of allergic asthma, and there is mounting evidence that feed restriction is anti-inflammatory.
He made the suggestion when returning to the parliament for revision of the amendments to the Law on Judicial Power, which would have lifted the restrictions on the presiding judges of district (city) courts and regional courts to remain in office for no more than two successive terms.
The necessity of post-maneuver postural restriction in treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo].
In the article, Frank notes that for a speed restriction that changes between fixes, maintain current fix restriction speed until you need to slow down to make the next fix restriction (assuming the speed is slower).