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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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Available social science research confirms this inadequacy, demonstrating that due process should reflect shorter durational periods of commitment than many states currently provide for.
The song at the centre of the durational performance is an Italian pop song called "Il Cielo In Una Stanza" (The Sky in a Room), written by one of Italy's most celebrated songwriters Gino Paoli.
| Thursday March 8 / 6.30pm-8pm, free entry Women Rule Manchester #2, People's History Museum A continually evolving durational interview and live performance project capturing the diverse identity and opinions of Manchester's women, their relationship to the city and their hopes for the future #WOMENRULEMCR.
The durational aspect is a nod to one of Miller's heroes, the famed performance artist Marina Abramovic.
What constitutes real time, he argues, is Durational Time.
(11) Peters argued that Johns, therefore, could not meet the two-year durational voter registration requirement found in article III, section 4 of the Missouri Constitution.
This exhibition framework was an acknowledgment of video installation's root in the durational character (or perhaps what Michael Fried pejoratively called the theatricality) of Minimalism, a subject Byrne explored in his 2010 work A thing is a hole in a thing it is not.
Chapter 3, "Primo Levi's Writerly Identity: From Science to Storytelling" introduces a durational temporality to Levi's identity formation that emphasizes how literary critics have segmented Levi into a science writer, a pre-Holocaust Jew, a survivor, a testimonial writer, and then the chapter offers a shift that highlights how all of these facets are constant and everpresent multitudes to Primo Levi during his ever-evolving experience.
Nowadays, judy (Mac uses the lowercase gender pronoun "judy") is developing A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, describing it as "a durational concert that spans years, locations, and contains an onslaught of popular songs ..." I spoke to Mac in grand theatrical fashion.
Fatima Albudoor, Tawlat al Iftar (The Iftar Table), 2016 (detail), silkscreen on aluminium foil, wooden table Image Credit: [c] DUCTAC and the artist Jumairy, Left: But did you read?, 2016, durational performance, Ramadan 1 - 28 or 29 or 30, 2016 Image Credit: [c] DUCTAC and the artist Dina Saadi, Bab Sharki Studio, 2016, spray paint, walls, UV lights, dimensions variable, commissioned by DUCTA Image Credit: [c] DUCTAC and the artist Amal Al Khaja, Untitled, 2016 (detail), installation with fishing line, wood, light Image Credit: [c] DUCTAC and the artist By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
The former table models relatively flat durational mortality progression, while the latter exhibits the opposite.