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ERA

Abbreviation for electronic remittance advice.

effective radiating area

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ERA

The area of a therapeutic ultrasound head that produces useful ultrasonic energy, measured in square centimeters (cm2). The effective radiating area is calculated by identifying all points where the ultrasonic energy is at least 5% of the maximum measured intensity at the transducer's surface.

Era

a division of geological time, such as Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Palaeozoic, which is itself divided into periods. See GEOLOGICAL TIME.
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Alice Paul wrote the original Equal Rights Amendment in 1923.
attorney, said he supports an Equal Rights Amendment.
org is collecting petition signatures to give Oregonians the opportunity to vote in November for an Equal Rights Amendment to Oregon's Constitution.
Carter helped Congress to approve the Equal Rights Amendment as an amendment to the U.
She and more than 1,400 other conservatives in Washington popped corks, sang songs, and danced on the grave of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
WASHINGTON - Saying he was keeping faith with his suffragette mother, a Republican congressman from California on Thursday reintroduced the Equal Rights Amendment, which would ban all discrimination based on sex.
Never mind that Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right not only to vote but to own property and to hold office; that it elected the nation's first female governor in 1924; that it ratified the Equal Rights Amendment in 1973; that it was at the forefront of a trend in the 1970s to repeal sodomy laws; and that in the 1990s, more than 70 percent of its voters rejected anti-abortion initiatives.
It is a perspective that argues that emancipatory groups have too often settled for too little one that regards the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment as a gain for the women's movement, as its defeat brought renewed effort instead of false satisfaction.
Proposals for a state version of the Equal Rights Amendment fall short of that standard.
Rabkin focused on two areas, working for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1980s and combating domestic violence in the Jewish community.
Next comes the Equal Rights Amendment, which he voted against.
Surveys of the leadership of the three major denominations - Protestant, Jewish, and Catholic - show that partisan commitment to the GOP or the Democratic Party, as well as liberal or conservative stands on a host of issues from the Equal Rights Amendment to homosexuality, are determined much less by one's religion than by one's commitment to the orthodox or progressive wing of each religion.