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narrowing

Unification followed by unfolding. The left-hand side of a rule is unified with some term, resulting in a set of variable bindings. The term is then replaced by the right-hand side of the rule with values substituted for bound variables.
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BankNordik P/F (CPH: BNORDIK-CSE), a Faroe Islands-based financial services company, announced on Thursday that it is narrowing the range of its guidance figures for the full year of 2018.
Based on this we fought the election but unfortunately people did not understand that.' For the party, 'Narrowing the Gap' explicitly implies income gap between different sections of the Bhutanese society, according to Dr.
The study's authors attributed the narrowing gap among women to improvement in deaths rates among blacks for heart disease, homicide and unintentional injuries.
The Cardiff authority brags (Echo, September 19) that since the road narrowing on Heol Llanishen Fach was introduced, average speeds have been lowered from 34mph to 20mph.
There is a time-honoured adage within the field of jurisprudence, which states that the study of law sharpens the mind by narrowing it.
Flexible fiberoptic endoscopy showed a narrowing of the nasopharyngeal inlet.
During the waning days of summer, the Institute's committees focused on Canada's pre-budget deliberations, challenged the proposed codification of the economic substance doctrine at the federal and state levels, recommended a narrowing of the filters in the corporate tax shelter disclosure regulations, and offered comments on a variety of several tax initiatives in the Old Dominion state.
Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics commissioned Mathemarica Policy Research, a contract research firm, to find out whether 1) employers are now playing fair and 2) schools are doing their part in narrowing the black-white testscore gap.
NARROWING THE NATION'S POWER The Supreme Court Sides With The States by John T.
Researchers found that after 3 years of treatment with oral glucosamine sulfate 1,500 mg/day, women in the active treatment group had a 0.002-mm decline in joint space narrowing. Women in the placebo treatment group had a 0.33-mm increase in joint space narrowing.
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of spaces in the spine (backbone) that results in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots.
It is not clear that DeLeon regretted his departure, yet Bender construes it as evidence that professionalization brought about "a narrowing in the spectrum of legitimate social analysis," even as he also acknowledges that professionalization on Seligman's terms "moved the general discussion of economics to the left." Given the Kuhnian premises of Bender's work, one might have expected him to explain this narrowing of the spectrum not solely in terms of politics and interests, but also as a product of the dynamics of "normalization" in a professional community of inquiry.