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POSIT

(Profiles for Open Systems Internetworking Technologies) A set of voluntary standards published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for network equipment purchased by the U.S. government. It is the successor to GOSIP.
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First, it posits a finite number of terrorists who can be lured to one place and killed.
Finnegan posits that although the Good Shepherd magdalen asylums had their roots in both the Victorian rescue movement and implementation of the Contagious Diseases Acts, their function changed over time.
Mind-body dualism, which posits a separate existence for the mind, has been effectively eclipsed (although it seems to receive continued implicit acceptance from many nonexperts).
Linneman posits in the NAI 2005 Global Market Report, "The headlines in the U.S.
People have given, he posits, because they feel UD is a strong institution.
Using data from the Participation and Activity Limitation Survey of 2001, which covered about 35,000 persons aged 15 and over with disabilities, CCSD staff Gail Fawcett, Coryse Ciceri, Spyridoula Tsoukalas and Angela Gibson-Kierstead, crafted a report that not only highlights the type of devices and supports needed by children, teens, and adults, including seniors, but also posits the reasons why those needs are either met or unmet.
Fitzgerald posits that, having hijacked Keynesian economic theory, the powerful military-industrial complex perpetually steers our country toward a state of war in order to line the pockets of war profiteers and to keep our (war) economy running with the "wrong kind of jobs." He claims the $7 trillion national debt is largely a product of this arrangement.
What Nietzsche perceives and posits as the basic character of being as a whole is what he calls the "will to power." (14) Nevertheless, Nietzsche's metaphysics articulates a change in the nature of value-positing: thus a new principle is required for determining the ground of all future values.
Coleman posits that the collective voice of the church must be raised to educate the community on the issue of sexual violence.
But rather than conceive of this process as the basis for referential gamesmanship or as a dreaded entropic slippage (as, for example, some Minimalists did when confronted with Michael Fried's accusation of anthropomorphism), he posits it as the opening up of new realms of possibility.
Lai and Singh's findings support the so-called free radical hypothesis, which posits that extremely-low-frequency EMFs increase free radical activity in cells, thereby causing DNA damage and disturbing other cellular processes and functions.