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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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Reliable s cGMP MES Buffer is manufactured following stringent cGMP guidelines in a newly constructed and qualified manufacturing suite at their US facility.
Such a list would be very useful if further, more stringent, restrictions on gun ownership - or gun owners - are contemplated the next time someone misuses a gun in a flamboyant and tragic way.
However, officials for the South Coast Air Quality Management District were hoping to make a dent in the region's most severe ozone problems by working toward a less stringent deadline in 2010.
Therefore, Interior Contracting Corporation must work with extremely stringent time parameters to move the occupants of each floor into their space and then begin on another floor.
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The Department of Energy has failed to fulfill its promise to meet stringent standards in cleaning up the former nuclear research site at the Santa Susana Field Lab, the U.
It will require annual inspections by the owner of apartments where a child of six or under resides, annual notices to all apartments, notices with leases, and stringent rules for fixing paint that is peeling or on a visually determined deteriorated subsurface before an apartment is occupied and thereafter if notified by the occupant of the condition or if determined during the annual inspection.
2 methodology prescribed by Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) evaluated Wipro on stringent parameters including the deployment of process frameworks, usage of process optimization tools and techniques like Lean and Six Sigma, integrated team structures at the project level and top management commitment to institutionalization of quality across the organization.
The study found similar results for the eight-hour EPA exposure standard, which is supposed to be more stringent.
Finally, it should be noted that the enactment of this new state law does not preclude municipalities from adopting their own, more stringent local ordinances.
Our customers' manual food handling and packaging applications were not meeting their need to increase production so we were challenged to develop a system that would address ergonomic issues and increase production while adhering to their stringent hygiene standards," said Jody Zepnick president of Zepnick Solutions Inc.