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undisturbed

[¦ən·di′stərbd]
(engineering)
Pertaining to a sample of material, as of soil, subjected to so little disturbance that it is suitable for determinations of strength, consolidation, permeability characteristics, and other properties of the material in place.
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The offer represents 31% and 51% premiums over the three- and six-month undisturbed volume weighted average share prices, respectively.
"This tends to leave evidence in situ and relatively undisturbed."
Undisturbed soil samples were also collected in the 0-20 cm layer in a soil profile located at the UFRB campus of Cruz das Almas.
DHAI-R and JV Partners will be competent and free to recover the cost of construction of the Dadocha along with reasonable profit at rates prescribed for other similar dams in the vicinity and shall enjoy undisturbed and peaceful possession and authority over the Dadocha, reservoir as well as on the regime, administration, water distribution and supply as also on collection and receipt for the sale of water from Dadocha and its reservoir.
New Delhi [India], August 27 ( ANI ): Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has urged incumbent Narendra Modi to leave the Teen Murti memorial, dedicated to the memory of Jawaharlal Nehru, undisturbed out of respect for history and heritage.
We found significant differences (mound soil and undisturbed soil) in % water saturation, electrical conductivity (E/C), pH, organic matter, phosphorus, potassium and biomass in all types of soil.
The following locations were sampled under Cerrado strictu sensu (Css) at the park: undisturbed Css (UND) belonging to the Long-Tenn Ecological Program (PELD-CNPq) from Brazilian government; and disturbed Css (DIS) site by slash-and-bum.
We accounted for local site effects on community composition by using a comparison of disturbed areas to adjacent undisturbed tundra as a reference point for community recovery.
David Blythe of DAB Geotechnics Ltd, who is working on the project, said: "We're well aware of the geology of the site from previous investigations but, by taking undisturbed samples of the shallow clay deposits that form a covering layer and carrying out specialised testing in a laboratory, we shall be able to better inform the scheme design work that Banks are carrying out."
Be assured of one thing, their quality of life will be undisturbed if and when the bulldozers move in.
Later Sanford and his colleagues analyzed water in the cores and found evidence that the water has been undisturbed since the Early Cretaceous, a geologic epoch running from about 145 million to 100 million years ago.
Vegetation regeneration in the undisturbed area as measured by the sapling-to-tree ratio (STR) was low (mean STR=0.444(0.309)) and medium (mean STR=0.630(0.517)) in the disturbed area but were not significantly (p greater than 0.05) different.