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intensive

1. Business using one factor of production proportionately more than others, as specified
2. Physics of or relating to a local property, measurement, etc., that is independent of the extent of the system
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It said the vast majority of chickens sold by most UK supermarkets were intensively reared, including Asda, the Co-op, Somerfield and Tesco.
But Naylor says the bill has "eliminated the floor under farm prices" while providing windfall bargain rates for large chicken, cattle and pork producers to buy the corn and soybeans they feed to their intensively managed livestock.
In the United States, domestic plantations and other intensively managed forests will play critical roles by producing high-value wood with superior properties that meet the needs of manufacturers and their customers.
It intensively engaged the given architecture without altering it.
An etched steel door opens onto the black-box theatre, with its 682 upholstered armchairs mounted on dark wood bleachers flanking a polished metal runway that is intensively lit from above and below.
Following this procedure, patients will be intensively followed with safety monitoring and periodic assessments of neurological, radiographic and electrophysiological parameters.
Why not take marginal land, that might not otherwise be used, and grow and manage it intensively so we can grow trees rapidly to satisfy demands for fiber," says Rick Meilan, the associate director of the consortium.
In the guidance, EPA states that the agency looked intensively at foundries in two regions and found the facilities to be in "significant non-compliance" with RCRA permit requirements, including units without permits and the inappropriate shipment of wastes to non-hazardous waste landfills.
As long as you're intensively studying your own job, why not consider whether your responsibilities make sense?
Brown first began studying dance intensively in 1983, during the summer before he planned to go to college.
In contrast, an intensively managed forest is a natural resource base created to produce low-cost, uniform raw materials for industrial production -- a dedicated timber production source.
EPDM has been investigated intensively and only silicone rubber/EPDM composites are commercially produced.