Inexpensiveness


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Inexpensiveness

bargain basement
sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
Five and Ten
popular sobriquet for various department stores, which at one time sold no item for more than a dime. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
flea market
yard sale of used items at low prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
Louisiana Purchase
about one third the area of the U.S. bought from Napoleon for $15 million (1803). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 293]
Manhattan
Manhattan Indians sold the island to Dutch West India Company supposedly for about $24 worth of merchandise (1626). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 305]
Mickey Mouse
squeaky-voiced cartoon hero; the term is often used in alluding to things of minor significance or expense. [Am. Cinema: EB, VI: 862; Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
Seward’s Folly
Alaska, purchased from Russia by Henry Seward for 2 cents an acre (1867). [Am. Hist.: Payton, 610]
tag sale
yard sale of used items, usually at very low prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
Woolworth’s
international five-and-dime store. [Am. Commerce: NCE, 3004]
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The nonseverity of the health problem, previous experience, and friends' suggestion as well as inexpensiveness were identified to be the reasons for practicing self-medication in this study.
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Additionally, the seasonings, especially chili peppers and garlic, have widely been used to enhance the flavor of many dishes for centuries due to their abundance and inexpensiveness. In meat industry, some of these ingredients are also used in meat products (Deda et al., 2007; Lorenzo et al., 2013), however, most of them are added to the meat products in the form of dry powder which has undergone a processing treatment that reduces their typical flavors.
Today, double-edge safety razors are returning to popularity because of the relative inexpensiveness of blades and the quality of the shave.
Depending on low level of socioeconomic status, higher level of basal BG could be found related with inexpensiveness of carbohydrate-based nutrition rather than protein-based nutrition.
ISSR's are now commonly used for these purposes owing to their reliability, relative inexpensiveness, abundance of polymorphic loci detected, and ease of use (Alexander et al., 2004; Luan et al., 2006; Li and Jin, 2008; Wang et al., 2008; Nolan el al., 2010; Zhou et al., 2010; Zhang et al., 2012; Rodrigues et al, 2013).
Wide availability easy access, and inexpensiveness of cigarettes and alcohol and the flexibility of the social attitude toward these substances could be facilitating factors in their use.
The conclusion of the study is that, despite the strengths of Romanian universities, such as the recognition abroad, the high quality international programmes, the high level of employability of graduates, the partnerships with the private sector, Romania's geographical position or the inexpensiveness of student accommodation possibilities, internationalisation is regarded primarily in terms of mobility and institutional partnerships, with a main focus on quantitative aspects, whereas other forms are less emphasized or are transmitted in a less coherent manner.
As a candidate for protection of metals against corrosion, conducting polymers exhibit several advantages such as light weight, inexpensiveness, ease of synthesis, and effectiveness for corrosion protection, e.g., PANI coating was said to be three to ten times more effective than zinc coating.
We chose football, given the physical condition of Filipinos and the inexpensiveness of the practice, which makes wide dissemination of the sports feasible.
The reasons for synthetic cannabinoids to be popular include knowledge that they have marijuana like effects, easy accessability, inexpensiveness and inability to show usage by routine toxicological screening methods (3).
Nevertheless, in case of using Doppler ultrasonography easiness and inexpensiveness of usage cannot be well mentioned.