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imponderable

(ĭm-pŏn′dĕr-ă-bl) [L. in-, not, + pondus, weight]
Incapable of being weighed or measured.
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Al concientizar los imponderables que tienen las obras estamos creando un mecanismo para evitar esa anualidad y cuando termine el ano no se tenga que hacer un corte, regresar el dinero y volver a empezar el procedimiento.
Sin embargo ahora se rechaza una conclusion tan precipitada que no tiene en cuenta la posible complementariedad entre ambos factores micro- y macro-economicos en si mismos imponderables.
Teachers are the likes of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, Clare of Assisi, Augustine, and Dorothy Day, among others, who lead us gently through such imponderables as learning to be alive, learning to let go, and learning to suffer.
There is no point in worrying past a certain date on the calendar because too many imponderables may be introduced by the passage of time.
For that reason, Wetzel locates the conflict's origins not in rational assessments of national advantage, but in the imponderables of a policymaker's personal character and a chain of tactical missteps.
Pimpnosis is full of such imponderables, my personal favorite being the concise and to the point, "What goes through a ho's mind?
Lastly, after some irreverent humor from Grimaldi, Al Hyde and Hyong Yi offer perspectives (and book reviews) on a range of topics, including: the rapidly changing information technology management environment; the health of the federal budget; e-government; and other imponderables in TPM's Views You Can Use department.
Mead's forthright expert opinions validated Weizmann's fears that "outsiders, especially non-Jews, would judge bare facts and would have no understanding for the imponderables.
But at this time of year the sessions become quieter and with the millennium and all the imponderables that it could bring almost upon us, now is the time to make the effort.
But there are some imponderables that, depending how they work out, could keep e-commerce from becoming a major threat to advertising spending.
The quandary of what to do with the city, which before the war was 44 percent Muslim, is one of the imponderables that make it likely that some sort of international peacekeeping force will need to be here for a few more years.
While he emphasises co-incidence of interest and shared conceptions, it may yet be that our diplomatic and intelligence skills and long experience of the Commonwealth, will be more useful imponderables to the USA than the lost physical Empire of the `Brits'.