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assign

Law a person to whom property is assigned; assignee

assign

[ə′sīn]
(computer science)
A control statement in FORTRAN which assigns a computed value i to a variable k, the latter representing the number of the statement to which control is then transferred.
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Why, we valiantly and pugnaciously insist upon the verbal truth, that different natures ought to have different pursuits, but we never considered at all what was the meaning of sameness or difference of nature, or why we distinguished them when we assigned different pursuits to different natures and the same to the same natures.
And if, I said, the male and female sex appear to differ in their fitness for any art or pursuit, we should say that such pursuit or art ought to be assigned to one or the other of them; but if the difference consists only in women bearing and men begetting children, this does not amount to a proof that a woman differs from a man in respect of the sort of education she should receive; and we shall therefore continue to maintain that our guardians and their wives ought to have the same pursuits.
Then let the wives of our guardians strip, for their virtue will be their robe, and let them share in the toils of war and the defence of their country; only in the distribution of labours the lighter are to be assigned to the women, who are the weaker natures, but in other respects their duties are to be the same.
These two curves are used to assign MESF values to bead3 suspended in borate buffer and in PBS, respectively.
Under this scheme, generally known as 2 percent or tax assignation, companies and employees can choose one of thousands of NGOs and assign it a portion of their taxes which otherwise would end up in state pockets.
2 : to give out to : provide <Each student is assigned a locker.>
When you're prompted to assign a name and description to the Macro, use the button label (Input-Sales-Data, for example).
Because the use of online resources for learning has become an everyday occurrence, Thinkronize, Inc., the developer of the netTrekker suite of safe educational search products, has assigned readability ratings to its bank of online resources for the classroom.
However, one of the key weaknesses that can occur in any safety management system is failing to assign responsibilities.
the case is assigned may adopt the Special Trial Judge's report or may modify it or may reject it in whole or in part, or may direct the filing of additional briefs or may receive further evidence or may direct oral argument, or may recommit the report with instructions.
Within this scheme, PorA, also known as the class 1 OMP, is assigned the prefix "P1." followed by numbers, separated by commas, that correspond to the subtype designation (thus: P1.7,16).
Learning how to assign modifiers is easier than learning how to perform neck dissections and stapedectomies.