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a time signature indicating four beats to the bar

an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly

the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad

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In measuring the shifts in traffic congestion over these holiday periods, INRIX uses a common measure for congestion called the Travel Time Index referred to in our research as a percentage representing the amount of delay drivers can expect on these days due to traffic.
A common measure of neoadjuvant treatment effect in breast cancer is pathological complete response (pCR), which means there is no tumour tissue detectable at the time of surgery.
It is a convenient common measure used to sum up the different fuels, based on their energy content.
IHA is responsible for collecting data, deploying a common measure set, and reporting results on behalf of eight health plans and 200 physician organizations comprised of almost 35,000 physicians that care for almost 10 million members.
Subjects treated with Qnexa had a mean reduction in HbA1c, a common measure of glycemic control, of 1.
CHICAGO, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marketers spend valuable hours trying to measure the ROI of their advertising efforts, and one common measure is consumer engagement.
Subjects treated with Qnexa had a reduction in HbA1c, a common measure of glycemic control, of 1.
78% of small businesses took green measures this past year; recycling paper and trash were the most common measure.
This is a very strong proposal for GEF and its shareholders, because the price represents a company value that when multiplied by EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization -- a common measure of profitability), will provide a very strong per share price return for the shareholders," Gottlieb said.
This is the standard size of a container and is a common measure of capacity in the container industry.
According to Crowe's study, the most common measure of branch performance used today is deposit growth.
a nationally recognized consultant to the health and human services industries, has released data demonstrating that MedCath Corporation heart hospitals on average treat cardiac patients with a higher case mix index (CMI), which is a common measure of patient severity of illness and case complexity, compared to peer community hospitals across the country.
The company's return on equity, a common measure of profitability, absolutely crushes that of the industry average--36% compared to 5%.
Editor's Note: "Hits" are the most common measure used to track the popularity of a Web page.
ACO's return on equity, a common measure of profitability, betters that of the industry average--18% compared to 17%.