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Synonyms for imprecisely

in an imprecise manner

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When we stratified by sex, higher levels of lipid-normalized PBDEs in milk tended to be associated with decreased WHZ for boys, particularly for BDEs 28, 47, and 100; however, as in the full cohort (boys and girls combined), the patterns were inconsistent across the concentration gradient and imprecisely estimated and generally not statistically significant (Figure 3B).
Systems with parametric uncertainty are assumed to have known fixed structure (order) but their real physical parameters are known imprecisely.
However, analyses indicated that available measures explained only a third of the decrease in the risk, indicating that unmeasured or imprecisely measured factors explained a substantial proportion of the change.
The biopsy of the sinus mucosa (maxillary, ethmoid, frontal, sphenoid) showed multiple areas of ulceration with moderate edema and mixed inflammatory infiltrate, extensive vasculitis phenomena with the presence of fibrinoid necrosis and strong intramural inflammatory infiltration with neutrophils and formation of microabscesses; some vascular lesions leading to the appearance of geographic necrosis; "palisades" of histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells forming granulomas, imprecisely delineated.
Today's Israelites, among the world's best educated, most sophisticated and cultured of peoples, have sunk to depths of heartless and imprecisely targeted retaliation that outrage even their own supporters.
While most seed catalogs interchange the terms "drought tolerance" and "drought resistance," these terms are often used imprecisely to describe a whole suite of desert-plant adaptations.
Goosen's volume is a commendably clear and concise treatment of the religious phenomenon variously and imprecisely termed "hybridity," "syncretism," "hyphenated religious identity," "multiple belonging," or "dual belonging.
Among the topics are interval mathematics as a potential weapon against uncertainty, constructing normal fuzzy numbers using the mathematics of partial presence, reaction-diffusion problems with stochastic parameters using the generalized stochastic finite difference method, a case study from the Indian software industry of a new approach for suggesting takeover targets based on computational intelligence and information retrieval methods, and the uncertain static and dynamic analysis of imprecisely defined structural systems.
The Army's current requirement to engage area targetes and imprecisely located targets is currently satisfied by GMLRS DPICM.
The term "terrorism" has been widely but imprecisely used.
It was part and parcel of an age that began about 600 years ago, and later called imprecisely the Modern Age, together with reading, with the so-called Enlightenment, with the "rise of the bourgeoisie," with liberalism, with great cities, with the predominance of well-being, with money, with the retreat of barbarians, etc.
However, Sperber still seems to assume that, once suitably nuanced, these two rather imprecisely defined master categories might structure the overall narrative of Marx's intellectual development.
While the impact of the expansion on other health outcomes was imprecisely measured and underpowered, the findings validate a causal effect of the expansions on these outcomes.
Power in Washington is much more imprecisely controlled and used.