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characterize

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To mark, identify, or describe the attributes of something. This helps to distinguish an individual or material from other examples of similar individuals or materials.
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Previous attempts to characterize geographic distributions of species in the disease realm have demonstrated the potential of the approach but have not always used the most powerful inferential techniques available (14,15).
Each haplotype typically carries "tag" SNPs that characterize the haplotype as a whole and thus can be used to predict the identity of the other SNPs in the same block.
The fully automatic instrument also accurately characterizes the latest dielectric materials.
The archive provides information, however, "about the average fluctuation of dowries, the average number of children in a family, and thus, average family size, and also about changes in the average rate of marriage for given years and the rates and modalities of out-marriage" (xvii), Other substantial collections of Roman Jewish records, by Christian notaries or specialized Jewish organizations, have been adduced to characterize the Jewish community in ways that differ from Stow's.
This parameter characterizes nothing else than the empty space (void) between randomly packed aggregates, i.
The company's StratoPro product delivers a unique combination of a silicon-proven intellectual property (IP) platform and applications that enables manufacturers to accurately characterize process variations for sub-100 nanometer processes.
3], which characterize the direct relationships of Y with X and Y with W, are treated as constant across all instances of the system, whereas the parameters [[gamma].
The StratoPro[TM] platform, introduced in April 2006, enables design for manufacturability (DFM) and design for yield (DFY) because it characterizes process variability using high-resolution measurements derived from unique silicon IP developed by Stratosphere Solutions.
The tool allows them to quickly and easily characterize storage volumes on NetWare, Windows, and Network Appliance (NetApp) Filer servers by using a networked Windows 98, 2000/2003, or XP workstation or laptop.
Sauces, seasonings & condiments: more specific flavors characterize US
Will Showcase StratoPro, Tool Used to Characterize Within-Die Process Variability, Analyze Parametric Yield at Sub-100nm Technologies
PLL Noise Analyzer, the company's first product, is the industry's only tool that accurately characterizes the noise and jitter performance of nonlinear circuits, such as PLLs and VCOs, at the transistor level.