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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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Bidders participate in the biding process through special arrangement of lien mark instead of any cash transaction.
But Murray's match to the role is ideal when the locked-out cat gets a case of the blues and warbles, ``I'm in a New Dog State of Mind'' and later still, when biding his time in Animal Control lockdown, he sings ``Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.
This was done in accordance with the biding procedures as established by the U.
Little did the team know someone even better was already in the program biding his time.
While many large corporate clients are biding their wireless time, Air2Web has proven themselves to one of the world's largest and most successful companies.
At first we were biding our time, then used quick counter-attacks to go through the defenders of our opponent.
Horry, Rick Fox and Derek Fisher went a combined 3 for 18 from the field, and Bryant, biding his time again, had only 11 points heading into the fourth quarter.
For the most part, the markets seem to have resigned themselves to watching for any signs of inflation, while biding their time until the beginning of the year.
Our tires were just all used up, and most of the other cars had much fresher tires; we were just biding our time till we could get in for some new rubber.
Sparks is biding his time, hoping to be healthy near the end of the season.
You get the feeling the characters are biding their time between commercials.