abnormal time

abnormal time

[′ab‚nȯr·məl ′tīm]
(industrial engineering)
During a time study, an elapsed time for any element which is excessively longer or shorter than the median of the elapsed times. Also known as abnormal reading.
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She recalls, "it brought a sense of normality at a very abnormal time.
International contributors also discuss models of abnormal serotonin levels in brain development and abnormal amino acid metabolism, a meta-analysis of genes from patients studied by the Autism Genome Project Consortium, and abnormal time perception and language development.
Being among my second family makes life for me a little bit normal in an abnormal time my country is going through.
The study in mice from the O'Donnell Brain Institute and UC Irvine showed that eating at abnormal times disrupts the biological clock of the skin, including the daytime potency of an enzyme that protects against the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
But keep in mind, John Taylor has made it absolutely clear (Taylor 2009) that his rule was most appropriately used during normal times, and during abnormal times, when confronted with the zero bound, then monetary policy must be guided by other rules.
These are abnormal times that call for radical action.
He is a keen observer of Germany, but as the Nazi regime claws its way to power, Kaj is first baffled and then frightened enough to betray his Jewish mistress to the police--a "normal" response in abnormal times.
Yet we are living in abnormal times because the opening was tied to a major deal whereby Turkey helps the EU solve its migrations crisis.
THE four Labour Leadership candidates, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall and TJeremy Corbyn, have been set a tricky test - how to respond to George Osborne's cunning little ruse to pass a law mandating a budget surplus except in abnormal times.
We are going through abnormal times and so interest rates have been set at very unusually low levels.
It's in abnormal times, like now, that credibility about maintaining the value of a nation's currency is tested.
Amid this desolate, scarred landscape the city marathon took its first tentative steps, a spark of ambitious normality in abnormal times.