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condition

1. an ailment or physical disability
2. Law
a. a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc., that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
b. the event itself
3. Logic a statement whose truth is either required for the truth of a given statement (a necessary condition) or sufficient to guarantee the truth of the given statement (a sufficient condition)
4. Maths Logic a presupposition, esp a restriction on the domain of quantification, indispensable to the proof of a theorem and stated as part of it
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condition

[kən′dish·ən]
(mathematics)
The product of the norm of a matrix and of its inverse.
(petroleum engineering)
To change the properties of a drilling mud by introducing additives.
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Body condition scoring (BCS): At the start of research trail, the body condition score (BCS) for each treatment group was 3.1+-0.1.
"It will be a lighthearted exercise, with some clear informative ideas on how to utilise body condition scoring as a management tool," said TAG co-ordinator Emyr Wyn Owen.
Louise Thomas DAIRYCO has launched a new training video on Body Condition Scoring (BCS).
Body condition scoring is a simple useful tool for assessing the nutritional status of the flock.
They will cover condition scoring, vaccinations, grazing management and the use of teasers, sponges, Regulin and raddles.
To help with the need for regular checks, the British Equine Veterinary Association created an equine health check, and here at Bearl Equine, this useful health check has developed into an equine MOT and incorporated the basic "bute" check of lameness, an eye examination, basic resting heart examination, teeth inspection, condition scoring and advice on issues such as diet, worming, foot care etc.