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BIDE

An acronym for the four major demographic processes—birth, immigration, death, emigration—which act on a compartment in a typical population compartmental model.
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Daring Affair, having taken a bit of anchoring early on in the mile-and-a-quarter contest, was settled on the heels of the leaders by Turner, who then bided her time in an attempt to get her mount home in the testing ground.
During games, Sanchez bided her team as a statistician.
Refusing to be sucked into the battle for the early lead, Drowne sat confidently off the pace, bided his time, and kept his powder dry for as long as he dared.
She bided her time until pulling away from Jones at the crest of the sand hill, a steep 600-meter incline, with about a mile to go.
Off the pace for much of the race, he coolly bided his time over this extended ten furlongs before gradually building the tempo of his mount to bear down on the leaders entering the short straight.
Most of them just bided their time and prayed that their kids would outgrow the mind control, and come home.