standard target

standard target

[′stan·dərd ′tär·gət]
(electromagnetism)
A radar target which will produce an echo of known power under various conditions; smooth metal spheres or corner reflectors of known dimensions are such targets, and they may be used to calibrate a radar or check its performance.
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One group of participants saw the standard target brand packaging with no added cue.
Although the Colt Woodsman Match Target and the High Standard Target Pistols are no more, we are still fortunate to have so many excellent versions available to us, especially from Browning, Ruger and Smith & Wesson.
It will now plant shot after shot into a standard target at 100 yards, and the groups are tightening as I vary the velocity, bullet temper, width of driving bands, and powder type.
Urgent and emergency departments at MRI consistently struggled to meet the four hour standard target, the report said.
Ralph Ferraro, senior vice president, head of Product for the company's Retirement Plan Services business, said, "Unlike standard target date funds driven by retirement age, Lincoln Financial's YourPathsm portfolios are a more customized solution.
Hospital trusts report overall bed occupancy at 94.5% - up from 94.3% the previous week and well above the safe standard target of 85%.
The gold standard target cell population for stem cell gene therapy are cells with the marker CD34.
The finished concrete's strength exceeded the test standard target by nearly 1,500 psi and reflected a mix with 94 fewer pounds of cement than a conventional formulation.--CEI Enterprises, Albuquerque, N.M., 800/545-4034; www.ceienterprises.com
Yet, there is now sufficient experience derived from formal clinical trials and off-label use in clinical practice to be able to state that the standard target area for rTMS is the supplementary motor area (SMA), according to Dr.
During the operation it was not possible to achieve our standard target activated clotting time (ACT) for OPCAB (>250 sec), despite high doses of heparin and antithrombin III.
Controlling systolic blood pressure to a target of 120 mm Hg, compared with the standard target of 140 mm Hg, reduces a composite outcome (myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndrome, stroke, congestive heart failure, or cardiovascular death) by 25% and a secondary outcome of all-cause mortality by 27% in patients ages 50 and older with cardiovascular risk factors (but not diabetes or previous stroke).
ORLANDO -- Results from the SPRINT hypertension study had been highly anticipated ever since the trial stopped early in August and the sponsoring National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute released the top-line positive result in September that treating systolic blood pressure to a target of less than 120 mm Hg led to statistically significant drops in a composite of cardiovascular endpoints as well as in all-cause death, compared with the standard target of less than 140 mm Hg.
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