distinct part


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distinct part

Any section of a nursing home specifically designated for the care of Medicare or Medicaid patients. The admissions, discharges, census, expenses, provisioning, and staffing of the distinct part are accounted for separately from the rest of the institution.
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The design guide uses distinct part numbers for RoHS-complaint products.
A distinct part of the pain of reading Bellow for me is seeing how his novels wrangle with and reject the idea that educating women could improve their minds.
The official text will be published as the third distinct part of 'Restatement of Torts' in the third series of 'Restatements of the Law.' The prior two parts, respectively subtitled 'Products Liability' and 'Apportionment of Liability.'
To take it a step further, and paraphrase from Webster's definition, a member is "a distinct part of a whole", "belonging to some association, community, party, etc."
Scott's brilliant prose resonates with awe at the wondrous "ability of life to sustain itself" and embraces the prismatic intricacy of our everyday world,"a confluence that would have to be called miraculous if each distinct part hadn't been, on its own, so ordinary."
Early on, we were told that the orientation phase was a distinct part of the Fellowship, and we should not overly concern ourselves with the prospect of finding a place to work on the Hill.
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By adding this fourth regulative principle, she examines the role of the Spirit Who Saves and has a distinct part to play in theological discourse within language and the apologetic task, providing a rich delineation of intertextual theology as well as the church's practice and mission.
I see an erosion of community values which have in the past been a distinct part of traditional Welsh life.
Begun as larks after Langford moved from Leeds, England, to Chicago in 1991, these two loose collectives now form a distinct part of his back catalog and his current efforts.
Martyn Jamieson, head ranger for Wirral council, said: ``Living in Wirral we tend to take these sites for granted, but it is their special geological features that make them such a distinct part of Wirral's landscape.