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Business of doubtful financial or commercial viability

unsound

Descriptive of a plaster, slaked lime, cement, or other mortar which contains particles that may expand.
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The fundamental unsoundness of baby shows seemed to be confirmed when newspaper accounts linked avowedly illicit forms of commerce with contests in several cities.
He's had two workouts at Kempton and he's very well considering he's had a lot of time off due to unsoundness.
This statement, however, is unsupported by the opinion in Freeman, which states that unconsciousness, when caused by epilepsy, "differs from insanity in that the latter generally meant an unsoundness of mental condition which modifies, or removes, individual responsibility because it 'is such a deprivation of reason that the subject is incapable of understanding and of acting with discretion in the ordinary affairs of life.
Today, many solidification programs exist to predict solidification and potential unsoundness in casting, thus affecting both the design and production of castings.
Bucknill, Unsoundness of Mind in Relation to Criminal Acts (London, 1857), p.
We must, however, be aware that our rejection of a given paradigm, if based on moral (or emotional) grounds, may not spring so much from the unsoundness of its analytical structure, as from its unsound application.
Unfortunately, Well Chosen has passed on her unsoundness to some of her stock, and Telling is to date the only one of her five foals to have reached the
It does so on grounds entirely separate from the putative falsity, unsoundness, or unreasonableness of those doctrines or the specific principles drawn from them.
Internal chills also do not always fuse completely with the casting, thus establishing points of weakness, such as lack of pressure tightness and radiographic unsoundness.
26) The second step is to exaggerate what evidence there is, once one has formed an initial impression, and use it to attempt to persuade others of the soundness or unsoundness of the nominee's views.
Phelps, University of Missouri-Columbia, presented a knowledge-based expert system which analyzes internal unsoundness casting defects, choosing between defects caused by geometric shrinkage, gas and mold wall movement.
The stewards inquired into the apparent improvement in form by Secret Dancer and interviewed Jones, who told them of the horse's unsoundness and that he had been given time to recover.