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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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13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed government data on 2015 Medicare drug plans and found that the average number of covered drugs has decreased as compared to 2014 and the incidence of restrictions placed on covered drugs has increased.
Water restrictions are in place in more than 30 Central Massachusetts communities, some annually for many years, but Mr.
Associate and commercial litigation specialist at Shoosmiths' Erica Simpson, offers some practical tips for automotive companies hoping to up staffing levels to cope with the greater demand; and securing candidates who are often subject to post-termination restrictions from their previous employment whilst avoiding potential disputes.
The police had earlier decided to enforce the lane restriction from Monday.
As case law in this area has continued to evolve, it has become more apparent that the enforceability of such restrictions will in many cases boil down to narrowly and carefully worded language.
Because of their ability to cleave DNA at specific recognition sites, restriction enzymes have played an integral role in cloning, which is perhaps their most common application.
Wilbur Ross, CEO of International Steel Group (ISG), a large integrated steel mill headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, in his testimony expressed concern that imposing ally type of restriction on scrap metal would result in retaliatory strikes by other countries, notably China.
Notwithstanding that my firm advice to my clients has been that there is no legal basis for any restriction they, nonetheless, have instructed me to agree that no function of any mobile telephone should be accessed or used outside of a phone zone monitored by a WRSO, and that you may reasonably make spot-checks on the mobile telephone records of jockeys for that period of the day in which the restriction is in place.
Cummins and the others in the Calorie Restriction Society will never know whether their diets prolong their lives.
before 37 weeks' gestation), intrauterine growth restriction (indicated by an infant's birth weight in the 10th percentile or less) and perinatal death (fetal death after 20 weeks' gestation or death of a newborn before hospital discharge).
Competition is crucial to economic prosperity, and immigration restriction is an attempt by American workers to eliminate their competitors.
The restriction around Pasadena will be implemented during the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade.