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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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The restrictor also reduces shaft deflection, improves bearing life, and reduces vibration.
Measured extrudate velocities at each segment, average velocity, and the corresponding objective function at various restrictor heights (40 wt%).
12) Restrictors here include both the head (first restrictor) and modifiers (non-primary restrictors).
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.
This is planning, not as a metaphor for urban functions, a systematic organiser of forms or restrictor of change, defining static situations, but as enabler, placing functions within a weave of multiple interactions.
A shower head without a water restrictor uses twice as much water as a shower head with a water restrictor.
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The redesigned micrometering restrictor valve with p, its integrated heater gives the user very precise flow control.
The C800C also has cast alloy wheels and an optional A2 restrictor kit, which makes it suitable for new riders.