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directionality

The ability to perceive one's position in relation to the environment; the sense of direction. Problems with directionality are frequently found in children with learning disabilities or suspected minimal brain dysfunction.
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Might partial directionality introduce exaggerated expectations that could lead to misreading of displays?
Hence, the relative flexibility of the bridge, be it localized at the fulcrum point or distributed along the lateral arms, constitutes the key to the directionality of the observed mechanical response.
From the perspective of any sufficiently long time scale -- the four billion years of evolutionary history or the millennial scale of cultural history -- there is clear directionality and progress toward non-zero-sumness.
For instance, you might think, "It is over there," which implies directionality.
To calculate the mean directionality of either direct or diffuse radiation, the center of each sector of the sky was represented as a vector, with an azimuth ([Alpha]) and zenith angle (0).
We are told that each link specifier indicates a directionality using one of the constants FROM, TO, BIDIRECT, or NONE, depending on whether the end point is to be interpreted as a source, destination, both source and destination or neither, respectively.
Some researchers have looked at the use of different symbols to convey directionality and higher-dimensional information, such as those found in tensor quantities.
Once gene targets and directionality are selected, gene-specific primers are designed for placement efficiency and optimal coverage of the specified targets.
The scientific technology available in the early 1900s to produce and observe the propagation of light failed to detect its innate directionality.
Directionality is decisive in her compositions, carrying both abstract geometric and emotive weight.
The examples in (1) only show how directionality is encoded for one type of location: 'in'.
The paper will then examine other models in an attempt to sort out the directionality and reciprocity of influences between literacy and earnings.

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