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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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During the transient period, 572F maintained a biding area of 19.7 [km.sup.2] for 23 d (14 Apr.
The Liberals are biding their time until after the election.
"People have always thought of the southern oceans as going through these cooling events and the northern oceans as biding their time," says Krissek.
An official sources at Health Department told reporter on Friday that under the standard operating procedures of purchasing medicines a biding documents had been prepared, according to the given outlines by Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department.
BIDING HIS TIME: Leighton Baines FIRST CHOICE: Ashley Cole
Beefy's a legend but he should have made his protestations known to viewers as soon as possible rather than biding his time so to add extra weight to his argument.
Scully, who is out of favour at Shamrock Rovers after a bust-up with manager Liam Buckley, has been biding his time on the sidelines - but will not feature for the Hoops again after joining in the summer of 2000 from Shelbourne.
It tells the story of two half brothers--Bruno, a writer, and Michel, a scientist--who muddle their way through their broken lives, alternately seeking and avoiding relationships with family and lovers, biding their time at work, and touring the French countryside and sex resorts, until they reach, quite literally, the end of man.
'The family claimed that the girl committed suicide by hanging herself after biding a rope with ceiling fan.' The police said.