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estimating

An expression used within ATS (air traffic services) when communicating a pilot estimate.
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Daylight travelled without a watch, feeling the passage of time and largely estimating it by subconscious processes.
On a day, so far back that there was no way of estimating its distance, one, Somo, son of Loti, who was the chief of the island fortress of Umbo, had quarrelled with his father and fled from his wrath along with a dozen canoe-loads of young men.
A NEGRO in a boat, gathering driftwood, saw a sleeping Alligator, and, thinking it was a log, fell to estimating the number of shingles it would make for his new cabin.
In conscious count of time he knew of months, many of them; but he had no way of estimating the long intervals of delirium and stupor.
An average house in this neighborhood costs perhaps eight hundred dollars, and to lay up this sum will take from ten to fifteen years of the laborer's life, even if he is not encumbered with a family -- estimating the pecuniary value of every man's labor at one dollar a day, for if some receive more, others receive less; -- so that he must have spent more than half his life commonly before his wigwam will be earned.
And in estimating the men too, may I not fairly make a like request, that I should have a judge whose mind can enter into and see through human nature?
Looking at her he appeared to hesitate, as if estimating the possible consequences of what he wished to say, and at last blurted out--
I believe that very few men are capable of estimating the immense amount of torture and agony which this dreadful punishment, prolonged for years, inflicts upon the sufferers; and in guessing at it myself, and in reasoning from what I have seen written upon their faces, and what to my certain knowledge they feel within, I am only the more convinced that there is a depth of terrible endurance in it which none but the sufferers themselves can fathom, and which no man has a right to inflict upon his fellow-creature.
We propose a Bayesian statistical framework for estimating the reproduction number R early in an epidemic.
As a demolition estimator, the hardest hurdles to overcome, after making an estimating mistake, may be restoring your self-confidence and re-establishing the confidence level the owner has in your future estimates.
However, because many assets and liabilities do not have an active market, the inputs and methods for estimating their fair value are more subjective and, therefore, the valuations less reliable.
While it includes some less than optimal sampling provisions, there is much to like in this document, beginning with the recognition of the appropriateness of statistical sampling for estimating M&E deductions, the explicit allowance of multi-year samples, and the recognition that the IRS safe harbor requirement to use the lower limit of the confidence interval may be waived when the sample is sufficiently precise.

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