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made up of parts or qualities that are disparate or otherwise markedly lacking in consistency

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not compatible with other facts

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not in agreement

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In this study we used quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) to investigate discrepant results between the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences cDNA and Affymetrix oligo platforms used to evaluate hepatic gene expression changes in rats exposed to methapyrilene.
We tendered the proposal that fathers' teasing and play behavior, discrepant and destabilizing in style, might also serve a bridging function in preparing children for the wider world of extra-familial interaction.
However, it is not intended that the applicant should bear the risk that the advising bank might comm it an error such as negligently paying discrepant documents.
The situation is complicated by the fact that manuscript materials for the solo parts or the piano arrangement that were used in trial performances have remained undiscovered, and thus we cannot know which discrepant readings may be due to copying or engraving errors.
In the mid-1980s, I first came across discrepant event inquiry, a teaching strategy built around intellectual confrontation.
The two approaches might seem entirely discrepant -- one a vehicle for commercial and architectural egotism.
In 2001, the QAR incorporated a statistical sampling methodology to select records for data quality review and to project the number of discrepant crime reports a state UCR Program submits to the national UCR Program.
Mackey's preferred term for his own scholarly studies, whose subjects range from the African American poets Amiri Baraka and Clarence Major, to the Caribbean writers Wilson Harris and Kamau Brathwaite, to the white avantgardists Charles Olson and Robert Duncan, is cross-culturality (as in the title of his Discrepant Engagement: Dissonance, Cross-Culturality, and Experimental Writing [Cambridge UP, 1993]).
Participants were quite capable of ignoring information that was clearly discrepant with reality," the researchers say, but students given feedback closer to the majority judgments about the jokes concurred with them.
For many of us who work as rehabilitation consultants, there appears to be a discrepant gap between the shifting demands of the current labor market and the skills and abilities of many of the clients we work with.
Discrepant Histories: Translocal Essays on Filipino Cultures.
The discrepant results between phase II and III trials emphasize the importance of randomized trials using contemporary controls.
Only they can tell whether the breaks in various curves around 1850 are artefacts of discrepant sources.
From the few studies where the two groups have been explicitly compared, a consensus is emerging that no extra cognitive deficit exists in the discrepant group.
Imre Lakatos (1970) argued against Popper (1959) and in favor of Kuhn ([1962] 1970) that no single theory can ever be falsified because auxiliary propositions can be added to account for discrepant evidence.