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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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Bolstered by the support of Independent MLAs and smaller parties, the BJP is biding time to decide on the NCP's unilateral and unconditional outside support on one hand and trying to persuade the Shiv Sena on the other.
Biding Time was one of five finalists in the National Press Club's first fiction contest, in 1993.
They will hope that other measures - which may include a crackdown on highly-paid civil servants receiving pay-offs before being rehired in similar jobs; tax-free childcare for working families; and a Bill to allow voters to "recall" MPs - will stamp on claims the coalition is presiding over a "zombie parliament" that has run out of steam and is merely biding time before the election.
A Band Called Quinn Biding Time (Remix) IF the music industry was fair, Louise Quinn would be as big a star as Annie Lennox or Shirley Manson - her back catalogue has some of the best songs Scotland has produced.
Unknown to most, a few walls away, a group of FC Copenhagen players were eating lunch by the swimming pool, biding time till the game.
Tynedale chairman of rugby John Shotton said it was a day for riding out storms and biding time.
"Since this last operation, it has just been biding time, really, until I have the major one done.
Staying out of the market, biding time like the German syndicators, hasn't been the solution for domestic investors however.
Forty-eight days before graduation from Holden U., longtime buds Dave (Devon Sawa), Sam (Jason Segel) and Jeff (Michael Maronna) are biding time between con jobs.
But I've been assured it's just biding time between my next studio album and the last one.
Hove has a couple of opens with Golden Sprint runner-up Haut Brion looking the call in a sprint and Jays Honcho, surely only biding time over four bends before embarking on a career as a stayer, fancied over 515m.
SMG corporate affairs director Mr Callum Spreng said the group had wanted to expand into cinema advertising since 1996, but had been "biding time" until an opportunity arose earlier this year with Pearl & Dean.