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rigour

(US), rigor
Maths Logic logical validity or accuracy

rigor

[′rig·ər]
(medicine)
Stiffness.
A chill associated with muscular contraction and tremor.
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It was a simple decision to review and redraft a number of our SOPs (standard operating procedures) related predominantly to research practices and human subject protection that allow us to provide the right level of rigor for each study while maintaining a competitive cost structure.
Bernard, especially when shopping for china, is meddling with the gods and may lead to premature graying if not directly to rigor mortis.
Hand-held hydraulic cutting tool designed for the rigors of the recycling field and other industrial applications * Lightweight cutter features an aluminum cylinder body and offers high cutting frequency
The immensely stressful pressures of cadet life, deep ties to his family at home, the rigors of extreme discipline, and much more color the pages.
The Bulletin also wants to recognize those situations that transcend the normal rigors of the law enforcement profession.
Taking three years, five crews, and a small armada of flying devices, Perrin and colleagues bring us wing tip to wing tip with birds migrating over seven continents and the open sea, showing us both the majesty and rigors of these marathon flights.
In 1978, a Bronx, New York, public school teacher named Gary Simons answered that question by starting Prep for Prep, a program that prepares talented students for the academic rigors of the top private schools in the Northeast.
Available in 30 to 150 ton models, these precision presses are said to be an ideal choice for either laboratory/development work or the rigors of regular production, according to the company.
The muscle injury that is part and parcel to the rigors of marathoning can indicate kidney and liver dysfunction in lab tests.
We studied a 25-year-old man with a pierced tongue, who arrived at Memorial Health University Medical Center with fever, chills, rigors, and shortness of breath of 6 days' duration and had an aortic valvuloplasty for correction of congenital aortic stenosis.
A private space, heretofore reserved for the rigors of work and the intimate company of friends, had gone public.