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string

(string),
A slender cord or cordlike structure.

string

a cord, usually made of fiber, configured in a long thin line.

string

1. twine, very thin rope.
2. a term used to denote a group of dairy cattle housed together in a free stall system based on stage of lactation and production with string 1 being the most recently calved and the highest producing cows, usually containing cows to the time of peak lactation after which they would move to string 2 and subsequently later strings. This allows groups of cattle to be fed separately on the basis of production.

string foreign body
see linear foreign body.
string sign
seen in radiographs of the stenosed gastric pylorus as contrast medium is forced into the limited canal.
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2 shows stringency value (SV) as a function of the mathematical relation between experimental limit ([L.
That is, the effect of stringent regulation on pollution taken as a function of informality is positive and increasing in stringency.
The effect of State Regulatory Stringency on Nursing Home Quality.
How hard it is, even in a time of fiscal stringency, to cut the defense budget is evidenced by an article in Commentary by Arthur Herman titled "The Re-Hollowing of the Military.
It will be replicated in many areas of our national life such as health, housing, natural resources and infrastructure and the costs will continue to increase for many years to come - all against a background of severe financial stringency.
5 billion euros, also left some doubts about the tests' stringency and kept the common currency under pressure, dealers said.
All of these are matters that reinforce the stringency of Iran's stance and tempt those who take them to raise their voices and voice their opinions on the internal affairs of Arab countries, under sectarian and "defiant" pretexts that involve truly insulting "lessons".
The findings further suggest that the differences in the stringency of state reclassification criteria may influence the reported size of the EL and non-EL achievement gaps between states.
The Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM) Ad Hoc Committee on Partial Matches was asked to examine the population genetics and statistics behind partial DNA matches and to make recommendations about the disposition of Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) searches that result in oderate stringency matches.
Given that much of the vast amount of capital needed to build large dams in developing countries continues to originate from these OECD-country PFIs, this article asks whether social and environmental safeguards systems are applied with the same degree of stringency by all relevant types of PFIs financed wholly or mostly with OECD-country public money.
Although the hike was greeted with desk-thumping from both ruling coalition and opposition, many questions are likely to be raised about the jurisdiction of such a move by Gilani when Pakistan was facing financial stringency.
Surely, at a time of economic stringency and in the interests of their ratepayers, all councils should follow Milford Haven and save the public many thousands of pounds on something which is neither wanted nor needed.