absolute age


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absolute age

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′āj]
(geology)
The geologic age of a fossil, or a geologic event or structure expressed in units of time, usually years. Also known as actual age.
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* You have reached the absolute age (68-70) for a state old-age pension, regardless of how much you earn.
The age of the Saint George Plutonic Suite is broadly assigned to the Late Silurian to Late Devonian (New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources 2010), but the absolute ages of some of the constituent plutons are not well constrained.
The calculated absolute ages of all sampled ridges are plotted in Figure 4a, and the derived shore displacement rate (1.07 m/y) is plotted in Figure 4b.
In this report, the authors use this framework to address four specific research questions: (1) What is the extent of the August birth penalty across different outcomes, and how does this vary by age (from age 5 to age 18)?; (2) The authors then move on to consider the impact of different school admissions policies on the outcomes of August-born (as well as January-, March- and May-born) children; (3) Observed differences between the outcomes of August- and September-born children could be due to a number of factors: (1) Age of sitting the test (absolute age) effect; (2) Age of starting school effect; (3) Length of schooling effect; and (4) Age position (relative age) effect.
This may be because other confounding mechanisms, such as the impact of school entry laws on the age relative to peers, and the absolute age at which an individual is taught a particular material.
The findings suggest that "absolute age is not a determinant in outcome" and that success in older patients is determined primarily by ASA status and the need for emergency surgery, said Dr.
The findings suggest that success in older individuals is determined primarily by ASA status and the need for emergency surgery and, therefore, that "absolute age is not a determinant in outcome," said Dr.
Electron spin resonance (ESR) can be used to determine absolute age. The ESR signal of loess is composite from quartz, feldspar, dolomite, and clay.
IT'S seems an absolute age since Mitsubishi brought out anything new but that has all changed now with the arrival of the Eclipse Cross model.
In football, it's an absolute age, as events at St Mary's during the last seven days have shown us.
They locked this fiery young rebel behind bars for an absolute age Yet, through all that time a battle for peace not war, he did wage.
Playing a character based on reallife American illusionist Criss Angel, he hasn't been this funny in an absolute age. Whether sleeping on a bed of red-hot coals or going for 12 days without having a pee, he's a hoot and also delivers one of the film's funniest lines.