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sten

(sten),
A statistical term that uses the standard deviation to convert data into standardized scores that define ten steps along a normal distribution, with five steps on either side of the mean.
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The MP40 was refined, the Sten was desperate, the PPS-43 was proletarian, and the Grease Gun was thoroughly industrial.
In questioning whether violence is truly fundamental to American identity, he contrasts Sten's "sanctioned violence" and Adam's "chaotic savagery" (USA Today) by crafting an energetic storyline.
Hypothesis no 2 States that fathers of psychotic children will have low depression sten scores than the fathers of neurotic children.
Arms rooms were filled with perfectly serviceable Sten guns.
No prettier than a STEN gun, my M3 weighs 8.5 pounds unloaded; barrel length is 8 inches.
"We recovered sten carbine, two magazines, one 9mm pistol and 35 rounds of cartridges.
A Sten submachine gun was found in an alleyway after the Valentine's Day shooting of Mr Hogg, 24, who was blasted in the arm, leading to the arrest of Johnson.
The Norwegian-registered M/T Sten Nordic was built in 2005.
The Danish government has appointed Sten Frimodt Nielsen to succeed Bo Vesterdorf as Judge at the EU Court of First Instance from September 2007.
Mr Barrett, who was once married to model Anne-Marie Sten, will leave the post on New Year's Eve after seven years at the bank, five as chief executive and two as chairman.
Dettloff succeeds Sten Malmstrom, who retires from SKF after 32 years of service in various senior management positions.
For the tirade had been so rapid, so like the Sten gun that could cut a man in two at 20 paces, that my numbed attention had wandered to the architecture and the decor.