Weak Signs

Weak Signs

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Traditionally, the weak signs were Cancer, Capricorn, and Pisces. Although one can perceive the rationale for regarding Cancer and Pisces as “weak,” it is difficult to understand why strong, stubborn Capricorn was thus designated.

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Corollary 2 provides relatively easy proof of the standard result that weak signs of all principal minors is sufficient for the semidefiniteness of a Hermitian (symmetric in the real case) matrix.
At a press conference today, Interior Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong said that rescue workers had been able to send a probe into room 213, where it detected weak signs of life, but visual confirmation of people trapped inside was achieved.
It is perhaps too early to call the current conditions entirely stable as the weak signs of stability may be quickly upset by any shocks to the global economy, or indeed the local economy.
While the president allows his political future to be handled by MAS and social organizations, opposition parties only give weak signs of reaction.
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It has been speculated that one of the reasons why the female Zebu presents weak signs of estrus is because the follicular diameter is generally smaller than in Bos taurus (Bo et al., 2003).
"The economy was picking up, but it has shown weak signs recently due to the impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake," the Cabinet Office said in its monthly report.
Major Finding: Three of the nation's 13 vaccine safety monitoring systems have picked up weak signs between the H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine and Bell's palsy, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and thrombocytopenia/idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura.
According to the study, the Cyprus market is depressed and shows weak signs of growth.
It has to do everything possible in the short-term to build on the very weak signs of recovery and avoid policies that will hasten a double dip.
It has to do everything possible in the short-term to build on the weak signs of recovery and avoid policies that will hasten a double dip.
"Some weak signs of a turn for the better are visible, but we expect the market conditions to remain challenging this year as well," CEO Mika Ihamuotila added.