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ERA

Abbreviation for electronic remittance advice.
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effective radiating area

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ERA

The area of a therapeutic ultrasound head that produces useful ultrasonic energy, measured in square centimeters (cm2). The effective radiating area is calculated by identifying all points where the ultrasonic energy is at least 5% of the maximum measured intensity at the transducer's surface.
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Era

a division of geological time, such as Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Palaeozoic, which is itself divided into periods. See GEOLOGICAL TIME.
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(33) There was no dispute that the Equal Rights Amendment as
1973) (holding state equal rights amendment provides same level of protection as Federal Equal Protection Clause).
(3) For a thorough history of the Equal Rights Amendment, see RENEE FEINBERG, THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT (1986).
First, no time limit accompanied the Twenty-Seventh Amendment; the Equal Rights Amendment, by contrast, has exhausted not one, but two such limits.
In the 1980s, the scope of its work broadened to include support for the Equal Rights Amendment and other women's issues in church and society, responsible corporate practices, and U.S.
(In the 1970s, Schlafly virtually single-handedly derailed the feminist juggernaut for the Equal Rights Amendment.)
Ever since Joseph Coors helped establish the conservative Heritage Foundation in 1973, various family members have used the Coors brewing fortune to bankroll hundreds of right-wing enterprises, from campaigns against the Equal Rights Amendment and the Civil Rights Act to fundraising for the Nicaraguan Contras.
To remedy this deficiency, suffragist leader Alice Paul drafted the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and began the campaign for ratification in 1923.
Because the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the United States Constitution was never ratified, one cannot know what its impact might have been.
A shrink was added to the cast of characters, and Hawkeye became a paradigm of new male sensitivity--just as Alda himself became a public champion of the Equal Rights Amendment. As Marc points out, Hawkeye/Alda/Yossarian scored second only to John Wayne in one 1977 survey of performer "likability."
In fact, Colorado was the second state to give women the vote, was an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment, and boasts some of the most progressive civil rights legislation in its three largest metropolitan areas.