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weighting

[′wād·iŋ]
(engineering)
The artificial adjustment of measurements to account for factors that, in the normal use of the device, would otherwise be different from conditions during the measurements.
(textiles)
The chemical or mechanical process of adding weight or body to a fabric or yarn, especially silk, by the addition of various materials.
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The most notable distinction is in the weighting procedures that, as indicated in the preceding section, have been affected in Ukraine by the lack of differentiation of expenditures by consumer unit and region.
Appended are: (1) Diagram of Selection of LEA Sample; (2) Weighting Procedures; (3) Results from PEELS Nonresponse Bias Study; (4) Number of Children Who Had Test Accommodations; (5) Final Augmented LEA Sample Size; (6) Likelihood Ratio Tests for Prediction Models; (7) Details of the Likelihood Ratio Tests for the Fit of the Merged-Cohort Models; and (8) Hierarchical Linear Models Used in the Analysis.
Chapters detail the sampling of schools and graduates (chapters 2 and 3), data collection procedures (chapter 4), data processing procedures (chapter 5), and weighting procedures (chapter 6).