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a distinguished music teacher, conductor, or musician
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A northwesterly wind with fine weather which blows, especially in summer, in the Adriatic, most frequently on the western shore; it is also found on the coasts of Corsica and Sardinia.
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(1) (Maestro NT) An earlier name for scheduling software for Windows NT from Tivoli Systems, Inc. When IBM acquired Tivoli in 1996, the program was renamed IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler.

(2) (Budget Maestro) Business planning and analysis software for Windows from Centage Corporation, Natick, MA ( Centage purchased this flagship product from Planet Corporation in 2002 and made it the centerpiece of its turnkey financial management solutions.

(3) (NFS Maestro Gateway) Software from Hummingbird Connectivity, a division of Open Text Corporation, Toronto, Ontario ( that lets Windows clients access files on Unix servers via NFS.
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The website Ensaf News reported that Ostad called the news outlet on May 27 and was due to visit its offices for a formal interview on May 28.
Fact-retrieval deficits in children with math disabilities have been reported to persist throughout elementary school, and in some studies the percentage of trials in which children with math disabilities used retrieval for number facts remained flat (i.e., direct retrieval was used on less than 5% of trials) whereas normally achieving children typically increase their rate of direct retrieval to 50% (e.g., Ostad, 1999).
Because such subtests are considered different at least in their difficulty (see Jordan & Montani, 1997; Ostad, 1998), examining between-group and within-group differences could provide useful information.
Caption: BETTER DAYS--Then-Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Ali Najafi is seen with his second wife, Mitra Ostad, last year.
Son of MirzaBozorg, Yoones, known as MirzaKoochak, was in 1880 born in a middleclass family in Ostad Sara locality, Rasht.
(56.) Sabzevari O, Andalibi M, Ahmadiani A, Kamalinejad M, Abdollahi M, Ostad SN.
Ostad, "Pretreatment with pentoxifylline and Nacetylcysteine in liver ischemia reperfusion-induced renal injury," Renal Failure, vol.
Soltaninejad K, Kebriaeezadeh A, Minaiee B, Ostad SN, Hosseini R, Azizi E, Abdollahi M.
A literatura (Geary et al., 2004; Hopkins & Egeberg, 2009; Hopkins & Lawson, 2006a) tem indicado que, entre o final do 2 ano e inicio do 3 ano, ha um predominio de processos baseados na memoria na resolucao de fatos basicos em sujeitos com desenvolvimento tipico, embora estudantes com dificuldades na matematica (Ostad & Sorensen, 2007) permanecam utilizando procedimentos de contagem ate series mais avancadas.
And our director, Absic Ostad Amir Esmail Daham, a Filipino, is the one who guides all new Muslims, regardless of nationality.
Ostad now offers educators insights that may help teachers support children's growing competence in mathematics learning and problem solving.