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duration

[də′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
A basic concept of kinetics which is expressed quantitatively by time measured by a clock or comparable mechanism.
(oceanography)
The interval of time of the rising or falling tide, or the length of time of flood or ebb tidal currents.
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They explain that "rather than weakening affective episodes over time, duration knowledge actually intensifies them, rendering a positive experience more pleasurable and a negative experience more aversive.
For certain community-acquired infections duration of therapy can be shortened, with a resultant reduction in cost, better patient compliance, less selection pressure for resistant organisms and fewer adverse effects.
1,404,000 with implementation duration of (9) months and the agreement of constructing Hayy Al Turath/Ghubrat Nizwa road in the Al Dakhiliyah Region worth RO.
2) The duration measure and the durations of the important assets held by life insurers such as bonds, mortgages, stocks, and real estate have been investigated extensively in the finance literature.
The researchers previously investigated the effect of sleep duration on weight in children, finding that short sleep duration increases the risk of overweight and obesity in this population as well.
The median duration of any breast-feeding was considerably longer in 2003 than in 1994 (31 vs.
The median (range) duration between onset of symptoms and hospitalization was 2 (0-6) days, and the median (range) duration of hospital stay was 32 (21-58) days.
In the current duration approach, data on the frequency of sexual intercourse, the duration of the menstrual cycle during the attempt at pregnancy, and environmental exposures can be collected with virtually no recall bias.
A different approach is taken in the present report in which CS duration in comparison to cover-stimulus duration is identified as a determinant of the cover-stimulus duration effect.
10 m2 Duration of the agreement / contract in the amount of the contract period 24 months, Objects in the room cubic maintenance - daily service on weekdays to the size of the surface cleaning per month 1 682.
The duration of peer review in GAIA is very short compared to most other scientific journals.
Airline Emirates Duration 15 hours, 50 minutes Distance 13,041km