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characterize

(kăr′ăk-tĕr-īz″)
To mark, identify, or describe the attributes of something. This helps to distinguish an individual or material from other examples of similar individuals or materials.
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ENM characterizes the distribution of the species in a space defined by environmental parameters, which are precisely those that govern the species' geographic distribution under Grinnelrs definition.
In terms of rhythm, Constantinidis takes advantage of the metric and rhythmic flexibility that characterizes Greek folk music.
Bray himself characterizes the book--and me personally--as "loud," "sloppy," "a wrecking ball," and "ugly." These are serious allegations that deserve a response.
ambassador to the Conference, Eric Javits, who comes to you after a long career specializing in what he characterizes as difficult negotiations.
The investigators used solvent-assisted flavor evaporation (SAFE) with gas chromatography olfactometry (GC-O) and GC-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) techniques to extract, characterize and identify aroma-active compounds in peanuts.
Once the Xi-100 topographic map of the sample is obtained, the analysis software is used to isolate, define and characterize the peaks and valleys found on the sample surface.
In their position of what has been characterized as "legitimate" and "not legitimate" motherhood, as women who mother but did not give birth, Moosnick questions whether the adoptive mothers challenge cultural ideologies of maternal fitness that favor White, middle-class women and how they characterize the fitness of birth mothers.
Using this data, customers can characterize, optimize, and maintain the thermal performance of their processing equipment.
One WSV unit is being used by Sandia National Laboratories to characterize pulse response of oscilloscopes at peak amplitudes up to 100 V.
furnishes a better analysis of how to characterize guarantees than the `reasonable compensation' cases." It applied the Bank of America approach of looking at the substance of the income-producing activity and analogizing it to a similar income class.
Poor remission rates and/or potentially serious side effects characterize current treatments.
Due to differences in the industry, a specific evaluation of a particular foundry's materials, processes and practices is needed to adequately characterize the spent materials and arrive at the best end-use opportunity.