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BIDE

An acronym for the four major demographic processes—birth, immigration, death, emigration—which act on a compartment in a typical population compartmental model.
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Jamie Spencer bided his time at the back of the field in a race run at a fierce gallop and, as the leaders began to fade, the rider let out some rein and the Irish filly weaved her way through the pack before bursting clear a furlong out to win in the style of a high-class performer.
During those four years, she bided her time as a crisis counselor and worked at a local hospital until her big break in January 1989.
The Repsol Honda rider bided his time at Brno before making the decisive move on defending champion Jorge Lorenzo in the closing stages.