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rank

(rank),
1. The ordinal position of an observation in the set of observations of which it is a member.
2. To order a set of observations according to their rank.

rank

the place in a series occupied by a value when the series has been set in order according to a particular trait, usually size. Called also order statistic.

rank sum test
nonparametrical statistical test used to compare two methods by seeing if one method contributes more to the higher ranked values.
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So the question is, will he attempt to pull rank on his skipper and grab his preferred No 6 jersey?
Walker admits he is using the armband to pull rank.
The SPL and SFL will have to come up with a solution and it remains to be seen if the top flight will pull rank and insist Celtic should play on the Saturday.
We have certainly seen the Premier League pull rank in the FA Cup, even if two-fifths of the big five - Chelsea and Spurs - won't be in the last eight.
As top seeds in Group B, the Russians can pull rank on the matter - but Slovakia remain confident that they will be given the nod to stage the get-together.
Branding and badging still rule the pecking order, but maybe the Toyota's commitment to quality and refinement can pull rank.
Page 55 LIVERPOOL'S Dietmar Hamann today urged Michael Owen to pull rank and take England's penalties to win the coveted World Cup Golden boot.
Wenger has already been forced to pull rank on his highly paid stars who were less than willing to go to the Ukraine to face Shakhtar Donetsk in the first group stage.