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generally approved or agreed upon

conforming to established practice or standards

fond of or given to ceremony

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following accepted customs and proprieties

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conforming with accepted standards

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(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy

unimaginative and conformist

represented in simplified or symbolic form

in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past

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rigidly formal or bound by convention

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Table 16: World Historic Review for Conventional Fire Alarm
These loans can "bridge" the gap from the time of purchase until either the property is stabilized, or the buyer is able to get a conventional loan or secure other permanent financing.
Brown wanted to emphasize Natural Golf is not trying to compete with conventional golf.
Average concentrations of MDA and TCPY also were significantly lower during the organic phase compared to the conventional phases.
A fish frozen with conventional technology would show no bleeding and the organs would be an oxidized mush.
of spindle force, which will give better gas mileage than a pneumatic tire at conventional inflation pressure.
3) Improved system performance as compared with conventional methods:
The main difference between a TAD machine and a conventional dry creped machine is that the TAD process replaces the pressing operation with a through-air-drying step (Figure 3).
Conventional samples found with no residues are uncommon, and in some cases, rare.
Donald Zipperian of Pace Technologies in Tucson notes that conventional slurries are mixtures based on ethylene glycol, a toxic substance that's the main ingredient of antifreeze.
By using ceramic molding technology, ceramic cores that can be set into a conventional sand mold for pouring can be produced Where greater overall accuracy and surface finish is needed, the cope and drag mold halves as well as the core can be produced entirely in ceramic.
By adding speeds to conventional automatics," he says, "automakers are able to reduce the torque converter's use, lower the engine speed under a variety of conditions, and get the same or better performance while using less fuel.
Yet even as those 1992 targets retreated farther from the realm of possibility--some federal fleet managers, in spite of the mandates, continued purchasing cheaper, more reliable conventional vehicles in the name of economy and efficiency--the Clinton White House chased harder after them.
But one contemporary biopesticide development company has found that for its chemical control alternatives to become large-scale successes with organic and conventional producers alike, it must march to the tune of a different drummer.
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