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significance

[sig′nif·i·kəns]
(mathematics)
The arbitrary rank, priority, or order of relative magnitude assigned to a given position in a number.
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The Significance of Moths" is one of those collections of free verse that will linger in the mind and memory long after the slender volume has been finished and set back upon the shelf.
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The country's government intends to establish a National Centre for personalization of documents of national significance and development of the basic state information resources in the State Registration Service's system.
It has a high spiritual significance for everyone as we enter into an era that marks unity among people," said Ssrija Niar, mind energy body practitioner at the Cosmic Healing Centre.
We call this "whole-life success," and one who has achieved it has attained a life of significance.
The idea is to identify buildings and locations which have significance, from an age, architectural and aesthetic significance point of view.
If a proposal would cause substantial harm or total loss of significance of a designated asset, then a number of rules must be met.
Ziliak's resume includes a stint working as a state labor market analyst, in which he was not able to provide black teenage unemployment rates because they did not meet an "arbitrary level of statistical significance.
Activists from the Save the Dinedor Serpent campaign used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain an email to senior council officers, dated May 11, from the project's construction manager Mairead Lane discussing advice she had been given by an archaeologist on the Ribbon's potential significance.
Downtown Third Thursdays invites prominent authors, architects and historians to help impart a greater understanding of Lower Manhattan's architectural and historical significance," said Valerie Lewis, Vice President of marketing at the Downtown Alliance.
The periodic table is an icon of science, yet its significance is often overlooked, writes Scerri, a chemistry professor.