Shrinkage Factor

An adjustment of a performance measure for reliability when analysing differences in outcomes based on the way in which different physicians manage the same type of patient
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This is due to the shrinkage factor of the pastry and the weight of the ingredients.
A shrinkage factor is included in our yardage computations.
At the same time the fabric quality has increased due to the low shrinkage factor caused by the small degree of rope lifting.
smartphone market, the growth trend for Apple and Google versus RIM's shrinkage factor is leading developers to stop making products for the company.
The E-200 Series SMC also molds to net shape because it has a zero shrinkage factor, allowing it to withstand high temperature manufacturing and assembly conditions.
The final result taking into account the shrinkage factor - discarding the non-metal components - means the production of around 6.
W is the wet (or uncooked) weight of the food, D is the dry (or cooked) weight, and S is the shrinkage factor.
In the equation, W is the uncooked or wet weight of the food, D is the cooked or dry weight of the food, and S is the shrinkage factor.
In Dr Fisher's equation, W is the uncooked, or "wet" weight of the food, d is the cooked or "dry" weight and s is the shrinkage factor.