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common

1. Maths
a. having a specified relationship with a group of numbers or quantities
b. (of a tangent) tangential to two or more circles
2. Anatomy
a. having branches
b. serving more than one function
3. Christianity of or relating to the common of the Mass or divine office
4. a tract of open public land, esp one now used as a recreation area
5. Law the right to go onto someone else's property and remove natural products, as by pasturing cattle or fishing (esp in the phrase right of common)
6. Christianity
a. a form of the proper of the Mass used on festivals that have no special proper of their own
b. the ordinary of the Mass

Common

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Mercury is a neutral planet in the sense that it is neither feminine nor masculine, neither malefic nor benefic, etc. As a planet that tends to take on the traits of its sign and house placement more readily than other planets, the astrological tradition has characterized Mercury as a common (meaning, in this case, neutral) planet. “Common signs” is another designation for mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces), which represent a kind of halfway point between the two extremes of cardinal and fixed signs and are thus common (again in the sense of neutral).

common

A large plot of grassy, fenced-in, publicly owned land, generally at or near the center of a village or town; in earlier eras, once shared by the townspeople as a pasture.
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Amershi and Sunder (1987) analyzed the common knowledge consequences in accounting.
Our bodies are the same and we can share the common knowledge each of us has in learning about our bodies and how they work in response to labor and our baby's movement through the pelvis.
The Service concludes that neither of these actions expands or refines the common knowledge of skilled professionals in the relevant field of technology or science.
Specifically, the conference report to the 1998 Act states that otherwise qualifying "research activities intended to achieve a result that already has been achieved by other persons but is not yet within the common knowledge (e.
And it's fairly common knowledge certain players have, on their mobiles, given information to bookies about the pitch c onditions and the weather and who's likely to bat first and how the match is likely to go.
After all, with Shakespeare today supplanting even Jane Austen as Hollywood's premier screenwriter, stories such as that of Romeo and Juliet have become common knowledge.
But Bicchieri is sceptical of highly idealized assumptions about knowledge, common knowledge, and rationality.
Instead, Ford Credit created a small BI unit focused around selected key intelligence topics and a common knowledge base.
If we require only that it is common knowledge that each player maximizes expected utility relative to internally consistent beliefs, we have the solution concept of rationalizability.
Such facts may be common knowledge, but are worth restating, if only to emphasise the increasing precariousness of our tenure on the planet.
A nuclear weapons abolition treaty would require intense negotiation of the specifics, but the essential elements are common knowledge.
His message, if I heard it right, was that one of the restrictions on our industry's efforts to flourish was not so much the lack of high-tech research and development, but the failure to apply the low-tech common knowledge that has been available for decades.