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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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The machine characterizer is a program which uses narrow spectrum benchmarking or microbenchmarking to measure the execution time of each abstract operation.
Variety leverages the "inside view" approach that Altos pioneered for Liberate, their non-statistical library characterizer, to keep the overhead of random variation characterization to 3X or less of nominal characterization.
Full production releases of ProGenesis, SmartSpice, Discovery and Z Circuit Characterizer are available for Linux today.
The instruments used by researchers to make these measurements include pH meters (48% of survey respondents), HPLC instruments (21%), particle characterizers (16%), flow meters (15%), temperature instruments (13%), microscopes (12%), and TOC analyzers (7%).
Short anthroponomic tautonymic phrases tend to be either characterizers ("doled Ole") or possession-noters ("Diana's Indiana sin"):
Although many particle characterization customers have no interest in measuring rheological properties (such as those who produce raw cement), and some who test rheological properties have little use for particle characterizers (a large part of the polymer market, for example), a significant amount of overlap between the two measurements exists.