degeneracy


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the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

moral perversion

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As an aside, now that we have a feel for the number of features we could have on a microarray, it starts to become apparent that while we could introduce things like degeneracy within a single spot, it probably makes more sense to just have two or more spots as needed to represent each sequence variation uniquely; then we can actually identify which of the possible sequence forms is present, rather than lumping them together.
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Energy density variation along the length of the fiber is also plotted to ensure the stopping of light at the specific degeneracy point.
Another example is given by theories with Bose-Fermi degeneracy (supersymmetric theories).
For more than 10 years, corruption and degeneracy have been spreading like cancer at almost all the levels of the Iraqi government and bureaucracy.
Kennedy led the league for depraved sexual behavior, each scoring 15 points on McConahey's degeneracy index.
Vociferously expressing her disapproval of evidence of such moral degeneracy, she and her hoover never entered my flatmate's room again.
Prophecy, the Talmud tells us, is a fool's errand, which means that prophecy criticismthe nasty habit of gleefully calling people out for faulty predictionsoccupies an even lower rung of degeneracy.
She also attempts to peel away the layers of assumptions people tend to have about population control, degeneracy, responsibility, intelligence, mental health and progress.
We try and write about issues in a way that does not add to the ugliness of the culture around us, preferring to refer to sins against marriage rather than listing each sordid degeneracy by its clinical name.
Next, Feerick clearly and concisely explains the blood system in terms of genealogy and rank, beliefs about the way blood is linked to land and thus affected by changes in climate, and related fears that degeneracy of blood might be caused by migration to distant lands.
Baptist preacher the Reverend Robert Gray held a prayer meeting at Trinity Baptist Church when Elvis returned to Jacksonville the following year and told his young flock to pray for Presley and said the singer had "achieved a new low in spiritual degeneracy.
If the civilization of the West survives in some fashion, scholars of the future will read Tom Wolfe for clues to our degeneracy in the period before our fall, in the same way that we read Juvenal and Lucius Apuleius for the clues to the decline and fall of Rome.
If Morel has never received his due recognition, it is mainly due to his 700-page Treatise on Degeneracy, in which he argued that the families of many people plagued by mental and physical disabilities were doomed to extinction because of their bad heredity.
Uwe Flecker's essay on power comes fairly close to grasping the nature of the confusions, illogicalities, and contradictions in the attacks against modernism and degeneracy, yet it still glosses over the very features that are the heart of Peter Cohen's The Architecture of Doom: the Nazi obsession with cleanliness, health, and racial purity, and the hysteria psychohistorians like Lloyd de Mause trace back to childrearing abuses in German-speaking lands in the late nineteenth century--early toilet training, antimasturbation controls, and domestic violence and similar attempts by the rural petite bourgeoisie and urban middle classes to compensate for the loss of traditional family values.