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degree

 [dĕ-gre´]
1. a grade or rank within a series, especially a rank awarded to scholars by a college or university.
2. a unit of measure of temperature.
3. a unit of measure of arcs and angles, one degree being 1/360 of a circle.
4. one of the ranks or stages in a progressive series.
d's of freedom (df) the number of ways that the members of a sample can vary independently. For example, if a sample contains n scores and the sum of those scores is known, n − 1 scores are free to vary; the nth score, however, is not free to vary but is determined by the values of the other scores and the established sum of the scores. In this example, the degrees of freedom equal the sample size minus 1 (df = n − 1).

df

, DF
Abbreviation for decayed and filled teeth.Synonym(s): df caries index

df

abbreviation for degrees of freedom.

DF

, df
Abbreviation for df caries index.

DF

degrees of freedom.
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DFS is also alleging that BAC damaged DFS' reputation when BAC sent erroneous instructions to DFS to enter a home which was already re-sold and occupied by the new owner.
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I'm thrilled with the opportunity to further augment the DFS sales platform," said Morales.
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The new DFS Galleria Macao will be the newest expression of the DFS commitment to delivering the world's most popular luxury brands in an environment that reflects our customers' needs for elegance and excellent service, The architecture and detail continue the commitment we have to luxury for DFS stores," said Ed Brennan, Chairman and CEO of DFS Group.
The DFS Kopernikus system was developed and constructed in Germany by ANT Bosch Telecom and Deutsche Aerospace within the R-DFS German industry consortium.
Cory Ravid, CEO of DFS Commercial, said, "This is a testament to our reputation in the marketplace as a premier commercial flooring services contractor.
This acquisition is consistent with DFS' goal of strategically positioning itself for growth," said Brent Sergot, vice president and general manager of DFS.
I'm thrilled with the opportunity to further develop the DFS operating platform," said Raftery.