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1. Music exactly in tune
2. (of a compass bearing) according to the earth's geographical rather than magnetic poles
3. Biology conforming to the typical structure of a designated type
4. Physics not apparent or relative; taking into account all complicating factors

true

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(geodesy)
Related to true north.
(science and technology)
Actual, as constrasted with fictitious, such as true sun.
Related to a fixed point, either on the earth or in space, in contrast with relative, which is related to a moving point.
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At 48 h post inoculation, two bottles of each sample was determined in vitro true digestibility according to Van Soest et al.
ii) True Digestibility of Nitrogen (TD) = {I- (F-M) x 100} /1 [15];
In vitro true digestibility and concentrations of fiber components or their ratios in the stem and leaf fractions of timothy harvested from the 1999 and 2000 spring growth of a field experiment involving two groups of genotypes divergently selected for high and low ratios of lignin to cellulose.
The protein quality was evaluated on the basis of true digestibility (TD), net protein utilization (NPU), biological value (BV), protein efficiency ratio (PER) and feed efficiency ratio (FER).
It was noticed that the net protein utilization (NPU), biological value (BV), protein efficiency ratio (PER) and true digestibility (TD) improved significantly (p[?
In vitro true digestibility (IVTD), in vitro NDF digestibility (IVNDFD), and plant biomass of timothy harvested in 1999 and 2000 from a field experiment involving populations derived from one cycle of divergent phenotypic selection for high or low values of individual fiber traits.
To obtain standardized and true digestibility values of P, it is necessary to have an estimate of endogenous losses of P, which comes from the salivary juice, gastric, biliary, pancreatic secretion and cell desquamation (Fan et al.
Eggum (1995) reported that no effect of fiber on protein true digestibility, biological values and net protein utilization, they attributed that to the use of purified highly digestible protein and starch.
1], and in vitro true digestibility, determined by procedures of Goering and Van Soest (1970), was 740 g [kg.
Estimation of the true digestibility of forages by the in vitro digestion of cell walls.