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restriction

Logic Maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function

Restriction

 

a limitation on production, sales, and export imposed by monopolies—especially international cartels—to inflate prices and obtain monopoly profits. Restrictions can also be imposed on credit.

What does it mean when you dream about a restriction?

Any form of restriction in a dream often mirrors some frustration in the dreamer’s personal or business life. The dreamer may be imposing restrictions on himself or herself as well as on others.

restriction

[ri¦strik·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The degradation of foreign deoxyribonucleic acid by restriction endonucleases capable of recognizing particular patterns of specificity.

restriction

On land, an encumbrance limiting its use; usually imposed for community or mutual protection.

restriction

A bug or design error that limits a program's capabilities, and which is sufficiently egregious that nobody can quite work up enough nerve to describe it as a feature. Often used (especially by marketroid types) to make it sound as though some crippling bogosity had been intended by the designers all along, or was forced upon them by arcane technical constraints of a nature no mere user could possibly comprehend (these claims are almost invariably false).

Old-time hacker Joseph M. Newcomer advises that whenever choosing a quantifiable but arbitrary restriction, you should make it either a power of 2 or a power of 2 minus 1. If you impose a limit of 17 items in a list, everyone will know it is a random number - on the other hand, a limit of 15 or 16 suggests some deep reason (involving 0- or 1-based indexing in binary) and you will get less flamage for it. Limits which are round numbers in base 10 are always especially suspect.
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Measured extrudate velocities at each segment, average velocity, and the corresponding objective function at various restrictor heights (40 wt%).
This article investigates the empirical determinants of safety at NASCAR races, paying particular attention to the effects of restrictor plates.
The 3-cylinder inline design gives short inlet tracts in view of the 20 mm restrictor rule, and keeps down overall engine length.
These may include the installation of shower head and faucet flow restrictors and toilet tank dams, the repair of even small leaks, the replacements of large-capacity washers with washers that have fewer rinse cycles, and other such measures.
The C800C also has cast alloy wheels and an optional A2 restrictor kit, which makes it suitable for new riders.
The resulting technology comprises a set of 100mm-diameter metal gullies fitted with flow restrictors. These devices comprise a clamp with adaptor that can house a 10-50mm flow restrictor, and are fitted with a removal handle and vent pressure pipe with protector.
The product features a flow restrictor in the bottle and a new syringe dosing device, designed to provide more accurate doses.
Optional dispensing gate restrictor plates are available for optimized performance for very low percentage ingredients, www.processcontrol.com.