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uncertainty

(ŭn″sĕrt′ăn-tē)
The state of being uncertain; feelings of doubt, ambiguity.

uncertainty,

n 1., principle in quantum physics; states that simultaneously knowing both the position and the momentum of a particle is impossible.
2., the state of medical decision making for many condi-tions and situations.
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01 mm Rectangular, Type-B, Combined [square root of (3)] uncertainity -- -- -- Expanded uncertainty 26.
We exclude separation costs due to the difficulty in forecasting and quantifying an estimated amount for such costs as a result of the uncertainity related to the timing and impact of the planned separation.
Many are facing up to the uncertainity brought about by the decision to demolish streets for a huge regeneration programme.
The hosts are a best-priced 4-7 for victory but it is probably best to keep your money in your pocket because of the uncertainity surrounding the weather.
with an uncertainity of +80 years and -60 years which is more in tune with the ice core data.
Furthermore, given the state of the economy and the level of uncertainity in predicting advertising revenue, the Company has defined a series of further cost reduction actions that the Company could enact and largely realize during the remainder of 2009.
relatively high degree of uncertainity both in the political and economical
This Bill was facing uncertainity from last four years owing to opposition from various political parties.
Above all, it is a story of duty and sacrifice, of unexpected laughter and terrible uncertainity, and of friendships forged in the heat of battle.
Commenting on uncertainity in the debt market which is impacting other gaming developments, Berman noted, "We believe our financing plan for this project remains viable and intact and we expect to execute this plan in the near future.
Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include the potential synergies of Trintech's recent acquisitions and their effects on its actual revenues and earnings, the ability of its customers to fulfill their commitments to adopt Trintech's eCommerce payment technology, the availability of financial resources to continue investment in research and development and sales and marketing programs, the growth of the eCommerce market, Trintech's ability to develop, market and sell eCommerce software, the market acceptance of the SSL or SET(tm) standards for eCommerce payment transactions and the effects of macroeconomic uncertainity on the demand for Trintech's products.
Imphal, Jan 20 (ANI): A series of abductions in Manipur has created an atmosphere of uncertainity and insecurity among the people.