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ab initio

(ahb i-nish-ē-ō),
From the beginning.

ab initio

Latin, from the beginning; used in the working medical parlance to mean formulated without experimental data.
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Boeing now offers integrated ab initio training programs and services that incorporate new technologies and methods of learning that resonate with today's student pilots through curriculum developed by best in class aviation flight schools and universities.
He argued that since the NRO had been declared void ab initio, all matters stood reopened.
PremiAir, a UK Executive Helicopter Charter and Management company which includes fixed wing and helicopter maintenance and engineering, has announced it has partnered with Gama Aviation and TAG Farnborough Airport to provide an ab initio Apprentice Scheme for 15 engineering students, backed by Farnborough College of Technology.
The two longest papers explore the possibilities of Fourier transform infrared vibrational microscopic imaging for biological problems related to human disease, and develop the field of ab initio mixed quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics theory for the study of enzymatic catalysis systems.
If the requested relief is granted, any acquisition, disposition, or other transfer in violation of the restrictions set forth in the proposed order (attached to the Motion) on or after October 14, 2008 shall be null and void ab initio as an act in violation of the automatic stay under sections 105(a) and 362 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Ab initio molecular dynamics; basic theory and advanced methods.
They contended that show cause notices served upon PCO judges should be declared as void ab initio as the contempt proceedings envisaged under 2003 Ordinance did not hold field.
Here, contributors describe their research in this rapidly- advancing field, with topics such as ab initio quantum simulation in solid state chemistry, theories and applications in molecular quantum similarity, enumerating molecules, variable selection, biomolecular applications of Poisson-Boltzmann methods, data sources and computational approaches for generating models of gene regulatory networks.
Berhane Temelso, a graduate student in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, was awarded the Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award for his work on "High-Level ab Initio Studies of Hydrogen Abstraction in Prototype Mechanosynthesis Systems.
The Federation had filed a review plea seeking clarification of certain legal points of its December 16, 2009 verdict declaring the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) as void ab initio and ultra vires to Constitution.
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The first goal of this project is, therefore, to bridge these two philosophies and combine accurate ab initio electronic structure calculations with accurate quantum or semiclassical treatment of the nuclear dynamics.