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SETTLE

(set'ĕl),
Acronym for spindle epithelial tumor (q.v.) with thymuslike elements.

SETTLE

Spindle epithelial tumour with thymus like differentiation. Any of a rare family of tumours of the soft tissue of the neck and the thyroid gland that histologically resembles foetal, mature, or involuted thymus and mediastinal thymomas, and range from completely benign to metastasisingly malignant; SETTLE occurs in the thyroid gland of young patients.
 
DiffDx
Thymoma, synovial sarcoma.
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Once collected, the water is tested for iron, manganese, settleable and suspended solids, turbidity, and pH.
05) was used to identify significant differences between treatments in water quality variables (temperature, DO, pH, salinity, TAN, nitrite-nitrogen, nitrate-nitrogen, silicate, orthophosphate, alkalinity, and settleable solids), bacterial densities (Vibrio, THB, and TAB), production variables (final weight, SGR, survival, yield, and FCR) and phytoplankton densities (Bacillariophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Haptophyceae, Dinophyceae, and Euglenophyceae).
The county has been involved long-term in upgrading the small sewage system and is currently replacing the clarigester which uses a series of settling tanks to separate floating and settleable solids from waste.
While I don't have access to a full set of empirical information, I suspect that before Sackett, EPA may have over-relied on the power of its ability to issue unilateral orders that were not subject to pre-enforcement review, to the detriment perhaps of resolving settleable cases through settlement.
Water pollution control agencies usually prescribe that receiving waters must not be loaded so heavily that they will produce offensive odors or contain visible floating or settleable solids, oil or sludge deposits.
Mr Barker, a panel member of the Association of Midland Mediators, as well as a litigation and mediation specialist in the Birmingham office of leading law firm Reed Smith, said: "Negotiation should not be about taking the 'I am right and you are wrong' Anglo-Saxon approach which so often results in agreement becoming impossible and settleable cases going to trial.
In addition to characterizing the material composition, the particles are also characterized according to their size distribution across four defined size classes, from settleable down to dissolved materials and particles in the nanometer size range.
157) Existing legal claims, unlike future claims, are inevitably settleable, and almost necessarily waivable.
Better solids capture/clarifier performance: Better-settling biological floc results from retarding, if not eliminating, development of less settleable filamentous microorganisms; solids capture in the secondary clarifier, hence treatment efficiency, is improved.
Primary clarifier effluent is water with the settleable and floatable solids removed.