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back·ground

(bak'grownd),
Instrument response in the absence of a sample.
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Work is proceeding on using this technique to help minimize changes in the backgrounds on a run-to-run basis.
Priority Backgrounds offers employers the assurance that they are supported by a powerful, reliable infrastructure utilizing a state-of-the-art technological platform to deliver accurate background information," stated Mr.
SACRAMENTO - Illegal immigrants who submit to extensive background checks could apply for California driver's licenses under a new bill unveiled Tuesday, but Gov.
Generally, child-care insurers underwrite policies based on state licensing requirements for property exposures and background checks for employees and volunteers.
These perceptions have been influenced by students' background in the years prior to their University enrollment.
In one case, she allowed the background to dry completely and then added wet paste for the petals.
I put a lot of value on gentleness, thoughtfulness and respect for people with all different backgrounds, particularly people with seniority and expertise.
I have my position because my background is multifaceted, not narrowly focused.
Administrative skill was ranked fifth most important by CEOs with engineering/research backgrounds but was given its highest mean ranking by these CEOs.
We have designed an experiment to maximize the solid angle for detection of all decay products (apart from the antineutrino) and to reduce the probability of correlated background events.
Using computerized fingerprinting for 474 of more than 600 MacLaren employees, officials said they turned up criminal charges in the backgrounds of 20 workers, including four who committed felonies, although none of the cases involved crimes against children.
The images on Art Textures and Backgrounds Volume One are royalty-free and are licensed for unlimited use in advertising, presentations, and publications.