preferred numbers

preferred numbers

[pri′fərd ′nəm·bərz]
(electronics)
A series of numbers adopted by the Electronic Industries Association and the military services for use as nominal values of resistors and capacitors, to reduce the number of different sizes that must be kept in stock for replacements. Also known as preferred values.
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OK, you are set-up with all your preferred numbers and the phone rings, take a look and if it is one of your phone book names you obviously pick up to answer it.
The demand for preferred numbers, particularly by those looking for a second car in wake of odd- even restrictions, went up by 3 to 5 times in December 2015.
Dubai: Telecom operator du has enhanced its Smart and Emirati postpaid plans with benefits on data, minutes, device discounts and preferred numbers.
Under this offer, Airtel customers can call for half a shilling 24 hours throughout the week to preferred numbers.
The new rates will be applicable till 15th January 2010 for calls made to any three preferred numbers included in the renna 6-6 and renna 24/7 price plans.
Mobily has announced that a local call minute will cost as little as 15 halalas for postpaid subscribers and a meager 10 halalas for preferred numbers, starting from the moment the "dial" key is pressed.
"The preferred numbers are down by 18 horses, but there was a bigger drop in the open horses, so maybe it's a cutting back slightly on the bottom end of the market.
Toyota christened theirs the Aygo, while their counterparts preferred numbers - C1 and 107 - to identify their models.
"We lads much preferred numbers like The Two Grenadiers.
If the Census Bureau maintained production statistics, they would be the preferred numbers for SI to use.
T ELECOM operators have opposed the move by the sector watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( Trai) to charge a fee for premium mobile and landline numbers, also called preferred numbers or vanity numbers, besides other used and unused numbers that rest in the hands of the service providers.
Don't forget you make sure you tell us: The name of your team, the preferred colour of kit (no more than two colours), team names and preferred numbers for the back of shirts - 11 in all, and the average age of the children in the team - size of clothing provided will fit average age of children.

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