growth line

growth line

n.
Any of various dense transverse lines observed in radiographs of long bones, representing bone regrowth after temporary cessation of longitudinal growth. Also called Harris' line.
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The oil country tubular goods market includes a lot of vendors who are continuously investing and funding, which has created a comprehensive competition among them and has led the market to push towards positive growth line. Apart from this, the key players also play a vital role in offering high-quality products that are regularly exported, which has kept the market on the higher position with substantial valuation.
Where high variability is found within the growth rates of a species, different methods of annual growth line validation must be sought.
Bostrom, among others, believes the slope of the growth line then will resemble a hockey stick, and the explosion of super intelligence will introduce a new level of risks.
Predictions that rise straight up are unrealistic, but a curved growth line is more readily acceptable.
VEII said the acquisition of TSI provides a local platform for efforts to increase VEII's customer base outside of Hong Kong-China, and enhance VEII's growth line and provide a new revenue source.
"When you look at the Dunkin' Brands revenue line, by far the biggest part of that revenue growth line is store growth, and that's why we're so focused on unit economics."
The last section of observation checklist was interpretation of "growth line" constructed by LHW on growth chart.
With the world's population expected to grow by nearly 30% in the next 40 years--and with the bulk of that growth expected to occur in developing nations--crop insurance in emerging countries such as India and Brazil is seen as a growth line for reinsurers.
"We were able to visualise every tissue, cell and growth line within the bony jaws, allowing us to study the development of the jaws and teeth," said lead author, Martin Ruecklin of the University of Bristol.
This will in time open up another growth line in the Hermes portfolio.
Despite the iPad's success in its first two months on the market more than two million sold in 60 days the iPhone remains Apple's main growth line, and the international market is key.
Despite the iPad's success in its first two months on the market -- more than 2 million sold in 60 days -- the iPhone remains Apple's main growth line, and the international market is key.

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