specific retention

specific retention

[spə¦sif·ik ri′ten·chən]
(geology)
The ratio of the volume of water that a given body of rock or soil will retain after saturation, and the pull of gravity to the volume of the body itself.

specific retention

The percentage of water which will be retained by rock or soil (against the pull of gravity) after being saturated; computed in terms of the ratio of volume of water retained to its own value.
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Following an FOI request Police Scotland said: "I can advise you that there is no specific retention period for images obtained by the RPAS."
For the organizations that do have specific retention strategies over 90% utilize formalized mentoring.
The specific retention volume, Vg0, glass transition temperature, Tg; adsorption enthalpy, IHa; the sorption enthalpy, IH1S; sorption free energy, IG1S; sorption entropy, IS1S; the weight fraction activity coefficients of solute probes at infinite dilution, a|1a, partial molar enthalpy of solute probes at infinite dilution, IH1a; and Flory-Huggins interaction parameters, I12a; between polymer and solvents were determined in the temperature range of 493-343 K for poly(ABM) and 473-343 K for poly(ABM%41-coAN)-poly(ABM%71-coAN).
Records management consults with information technology to identify technological issues and concerns related to specific retention rules, storage formats and media, and disposition processes.
Notably, OSHA has implemented specific retention requirements for certain records, but is silent on retention for others.
Identify high-performing and high-potential employees so you can put specific retention strategies in place for these employees.
When asked about specific retention targets, Harrison said, "Anytime you engage in something like this, you hope the retention is high," adding that he is confident in the process the firm has laid out.
While the participants of the programme commented positively about the impact of the programme, the specific retention of the acquired abilities in terms of reading and writing of Malayalam and functional use of arithmetic is found too feeble.
The four cases were built individually, and the similarities and differences among cases were then examined using matrices based on Miles and Huberman's "stacking comparable cases" as well as cognitive mapping (23) to illustrate retention domains, the relations among the domains, and specific retention factors.
Commonly, as part of this complex initiative, companies will create records retention programs that specifically define official "records," unofficial "records," "non-records," as well as specific retention periods for certain types of records.