contingency


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contingency

a critical event such as birth or death or affliction with a particular disease.

contingency coefficient
see contingency coefficient.
contingency table
tabular classification of epidemiological data in horizontal lines and vertical rows, e.g. cause of death vertically and age horizontally, so that each patient appears only once.
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The off line analysis to determine the impact of each contingency is a monotonous task because power system contains complex network and complicated machinery.
Throughout the allocation process, the J8 Contingency Operations Branch acts as the interface between the J3, the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OSD-C), the Services and the CCMDs for providing fiscal planning guidance, determining authorities and identifying funding sources available and necessary to conduct contingency operations in support of the annual allocation process.
The board had earlier proposed an amendment allowing the hiring of attorneys to handle medical and other liens under a reverse contingency fee with the consent of the client.
Participation is open to all shooters competing with production FN firearms and wearing the 2013 Contingency Program jersey.
The Civilian Expeditionary Workforce (CEW) is a cadre of Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees that have been pre-identified for support of DoD contingency operations.
Under SFAS 5, a loss contingency is required to be accrued by a charge to income if it is both probable that an asset has been impaired or a liability has been incurred, and the amount of loss can be reasonably estimated.
I would also like to clarify some of my comments on phasing out contingency fees, which were taken out of context.
The additional contingency funds during 2008 will help support archery and foster greater competition.
Though Lemay and Ashmore (2006) claimed that social approval contingency did not moderate the effect of social approval from others on trait self-esteem, it remains unclear whether or not the contingencies of domain self-esteem have moderating effects in other domains on which global self-esteem is based.
As the government has made it ambiguous whether a cross-strait contingency would fall into the category of an emergency situation in unspecified areas around Japan, the remarks by Nobushige Takamizawa, the ministry's Defense Policy Bureau chief, were construed as running counter to that policy.
The desire for a contract with a mortgage contingency, where the purchase is dependent upon the buyer obtaining financing, is not new, but the request is now more commonplace, and that pool now includes qualified buyers who in the past did not need this added security measure.