all-or-none


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all-or-none

(ôl′ər-nŭn′)
adj.
Characterized by either a complete response or by a total lack of response or effect, as in neurological action above a threshold.

all-or-none

Physiology
adjective Referring to a reaction that either occurs completely (e.g., a depolarisation (beat) of the heart) or not at all.
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The results showed that, first, the FR 300 response requirement produced a consistent all-or-none response pattern across dyad members, and second, with a history of responding under this response requirement, the all-or-none response pattern develops at the higher ratio.
Each subject's responding in baseline sessions was characterized by the alternating all-or-none pattern observed in Experiment 1.
Appropriation risk, however, is mitigated by the provision that the school board must appropriate on an all-or-none basis for series of COPs or risk losing possession of all or parts of 11 schools subject to the master lease.
The master lease structure on the district's COPs is strong, requiring an all-or-none appropriation.
The master lease structure of the COPs is strong, requiring all-or-none appropriation.
The master lease structure on the COPs is strong, requiring an all-or-none appropriation.
Except for the cross-default all-or-none appropriation requirement, each series of certificates is separately secured.
In Fitch's view the school board has a strong incentive to appropriate to make lease payments given the large share of educational facilities captured under the master lease program requiring all-or-none appropriation, and its reliance on certificate indebtedness to finance capital needs.
The pledged assets consist of a large percentage of essential district facilities under a master lease agreement which requires the school board to appropriate on an all-or-none basis.
The Florida master lease structure is strong and the all-or-none appropriation requirement provides solid incentive for timely repayment of the COPs.
The master lease structure is strong and requires an all-or-none appropriation, and 15 schools, an administration facility, and certain related facilities (including the series 2011A project) are included under the master lease.
The COPs master lease structure is sound requiring an all-or-none appropriation.