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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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For the second research question, the results showed a significant difference in the attitudes for the four types of interaction, F(3, 173)=189.
The DI would not have significant OID and would not trigger the AHYDO provisions; see Exhibit 2 for the "annual" significant OID calculation.
Low, for accounts where there is no reasonable potential for the account to be misstated by a significant or material amount.
For both new and routine expenditures, a close examination of asset classification prior to procurement and/or placing assets in service can result in significant savings in federal, state and local taxes.
While a significant burden, these cost increases may actually help the industry by forcing fleet companies to better utilize risk-management techniques, expand safety management practices and finetune the methods of training of drivers, as well as increase attention on total vehicle maintenance.
The third category of covered opinions is written advice that relates to a transaction, plan or arrangement, a significant purpose of which is avoidance or evasion of federal tax.
Our study found that the harmonic scalpel was associated with a significant decrease in intraoperative blood loss, a slight decrease in early postoperative pain, and an apparent increase in the risk of delayed bleeding.
A professional will have to examine a proposed development site to determine what areas are more significant than others.
We just secured a Canadian Tire in that location, which is significant because it is important to have an anchor in there.
Observations of the differences between pre-and post evaluations mean scores for the Inferred Self-Concept Scale revealed significant gains in three of the experimental classes concerning teacher rating of self-concept.
There were no significant differences in the risks of pregnancy between users of mifepristone and users of both levonorgestrel regimens combined, between users of mifepristone and users of single-dose levonorgestrel, and between users of one dose and users of two doses of levonorgestrel.
In control brain, MBP (Figure 1A) was low in the fetus, without significant distinctions between the midbrain + brainstem and the forebrain.