retention time

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retention time

[ri′ten·chən ‚tīm]
(analytical chemistry)
In gas chromatography, the time at which the center, or maximum, of a symmetrical peak occurs on a gas chromatogram.
(electronics)
The maximum time between writing into a storage tube and obtaining an acceptable output by reading. Also known as storage time.
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But if the other fellow broke his head--not his own, you know, but the other fellow's--the other fellow to the second fellow, that is, because of course the other fellow would only be the other fellow to him, not the first fellow who--well, if he broke his head, then his girl--not the other fellow's, but the fellow who was the-- Look here, if A broke B's head, then A's girl was a pretty girl; but if B broke A's head, then A's girl wasn't a pretty girl, but B's girl was.
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-- FORTY couldn't a done every thing that's been done.
Why, SPERITS couldn't a done better and been no smarter.
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There were some prophets and patriarchs there that ours ain't a circumstance to, for rank and illustriousness and all that.
They were empty and still, and hadn't a cheerful look, but looked dreary, like a theatre before anybody comes - gas turned down.
Contaminants weren't a problem for C&A's carpet backing.
S2's Schedule K-1 (prepared by the other shareholder's CPA) reported to T a Sec.
1.336-1(b)(6)(ii)(B) that allows S to treat the sale of old T and the deemed sale of old T subsidiary to new T as a QSD, even though it is also a QSP.
338 offers acquiring corporation P a unique election to treat a qualified purchase (i.e., a taxable purchase of at least 80% of the vote and value) of the stock of target corporation T as if P had purchased T's assets rather than T's stock.
Relocation isn't as easy as saying, "There's a nice market.