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justify

[′jəs·tə‚fī]
(computer science)
To shift data so that they assume a particular position relative to one or more reference points, lines, or marks in a storage medium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

justify

(1) To shift the contents of a field or register to the right or left.

(2) To align text evenly between left and right margins.
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References in classic literature ?
Let your sorrow be love to the Superman: thus will ye justify your own survival!
I justify myself by the authority of these Books,' she cried, with stern emphasis, and appearing from the sound that followed to strike the dead-weight of her arm upon the table.
"There are such clergymen, no doubt, but I think they are not so common as to justify Miss Crawford in esteeming it their general character.
He alone- with his ideal of glory and grandeur developed in Italy and Egypt, his insane self-adulation, his boldness in crime and frankness in lying- he alone could justify what had to be done.
In such instances, it must justify its denial by "demonstrating that the record in question is exempt under express provisions of [the CPRA] or that on the facts of the particular case the public interest served by not making the record public clearly outweighs the public interest served by disclosure of the record."(19) The CPRA also allows a state agency to "edit" (or redact) requested records before disclosing them.
They sought a tax expert's advice, who told them that there was "a good faith, supportable position " that would justify the deduction.
Her central criticism of foundationalism is that it incorrectly requires that basic beliefs both justify all other justified beliefs and be justified by experience without the aid of other beliefs.
In the first case, the court argued that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) failed to justify scientifically not only that each new exposure limit was feasible, but also that it would substantively reduce workers' health risks.
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-The Secretary-General of Asaib Ahl al-Haq Qais al-Khazali considered the issue of ending Daesh presence in Syria is to justify the US withdrawal from there and re-strengthen in Iraq to justify the continued presence in it.
-- Triple Crown winner Justify was retired from racing Wednesday because of fluid in his left front ankle.
Baffert said Justify wasn't responding quickly enough to treatment to be able to race in the next few months, so the decision was made to retire him.