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a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees


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(6) The absolute scale uses large, fixed intervals to cover the whole scale of possible curvature values; the same scale and colours are used for all eyes.
The absolute scale and strength of support the Irish abroad had for the referendum, and they were using their feet to vote, I never imagined there would be such a big collective abroad."
In short, there are large numbers of companies with strong brands, multi-channel distribution, access to foreign know-how and/or capital and absolute scale who are committed to the Turkish market for the long-term.
"But I think that absolute scale is much less important than what you do with it."
Equations transliterated from thermodynamics to statistical data show how the weight of evidence can be assessed on an absolute scale, at least for a simple standard example: whether a coin is balanced fairly for flipping.
The relative impact was greatest for intermittent claudication and heart failure and least for coronary heart disease, which nevertheless on an absolute scale was the chief adverse cardiovascular outcome.
On the absolute scale, which is critical for treatment decisions, the treatment benefits were larger in older individuals," concluded Dr.
None of these are to be measured on any absolute scale, but should for each person reflect the reality of their life and their particular genetic and educational endowments or lack thereof.
"No matter what the formulation is or how much the original biobased material has been chemically, thermally, or physically modified, the test method D6866-04 will provide a true measure of the biobased content on an absolute scale. Having a clearly verifiable and scientifically valid consensus standard to identify and measure biobased content is critical to a growing biobased-products industry to eliminate confusion, misperceptions, and misleading claims."