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an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

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Test statistics are formed from the quadratic forms of residuals associated with the most likely set of integer ambiguities and the second most likely set of integer ambiguities.
Lesson for insureds: Don't depend on ambiguities for coverage.
In the first piece of the third part, "American Literature," Ted Bailey discusses the ambiguities of mulatta identity and how black-authored mulatta texts explored and exploited the opportunities latent in mixed identity with an aim to bridge the gap over racial polarity and "to effect a material transformation in the world" (172).
Despite the various methodological and theoretical ambiguities, Best's book is historically informative, interesting, insightful, readable, stimulating and--evidently-thought-provoking.
And here especially the texts strain for more general, "theorizing" definitions of the modernity of the urban experience, which show ambiguities, contradictions, and lacunae.
We have a choice to explain the ambiguities of this parable to people, perhaps gaining new insights in the process, or to just read the lesson and let it stand on its own.
Among other things, SB 899 is filled with ambiguities that offer rich veins for lawyers to mine.
TO begin the world anew: the genius and ambiguities of the American founders.
Swinney and Prather (1989) and Love, Swinney, Bagdasaryan, and Prather (1999) have demonstrated that children process ambiguities in the same way as adults do, retrieving all meanings of an ambiguous lexical item and rapidly selecting one.
They disclose an enormous range of outcomes for illegitimates, depending on class, gender, and location, but also deriving from "certain fundamental ambiguities of law" (250).
Juris Publishing (Huntington, NY) has published The New Law of Negotiable Instruments, an 800-page volume that is designed to assist practitioners in identifying the ambiguities inherent in the law of negotiable securities.
1995) have highlighted the importance of addressing and modeling ambiguity-tolerance in the classroom to teach students how to better interface with unavoidable ambiguities in everyday life.
An obsession with interstate relations--the "Grand Chessboard" of Zbigniew Brzezinski's phrase--among the Realists tends to discourage attention to the internal dynamics of other states, while a patriotism sometimes tending to chauvinist nationalism discourages attention to the domestic roots and moral ambiguities of U.
A number of basic ambiguities run through the discourses and practices that Toepfer presents.
Because it is comprehensive in scope and specific in detail, it can eliminate the ambiguities that exist in most partnerships.