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legibility

Term referring to the difference in the ease of difficulty with which optotypes can be read. Some letters are easier to recognize (e.g. L, T, U, V, Z and C) than others (e.g. S, G, H, F, R and B). Test charts either mix these letters or use letters of similar difficulty; the latter facilitates standardization of charts.
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Poor legibility of physicians writing seriously effects the patient care either by badly written prescriptions or by improper signatures and can be due to inaccurate daily notes or incompletely written recommendation letters.
Legibility is extremely important when it comes to medication doses and the instructions we leave for the other members of our health care delivery team.
Writers can also benefit from this book, especially from the chapter on legibility, but may be overwhelmed by the level of detail.
In addition, we needed to choose relatively short legibility tasks for determining changes in performance when lighting was manipulated.
On the street level, the low legibility of the plates, in particular the orange numbers, could lead to more problems including traffic accidents, CNA reported critics as saying.
Using the language of branding, Washington analyzes how Blasians gain cultural and social legibility. Her main objective is to "use branding as a tool to map out the process of conferring meaning, legibility, to Blasians" (p.
According to health officials, no prescription contained essential components of a prescription, poor legibility in 58.5% prescriptions besides unavailability of physician's name and registration number in 89% and 98.2% prescriptions respectively.
An introduction and six chapters trace the evolution of the marriage legibility project over the course of the twentieth century, moving between a local context (the town and surrounding region of Sikasso), a larger colonial context (French Sudan and the greater French West African federation), and transnational influences.
The company says the new Linx Black grease-penetrating ink 1063, which has been specifically developed for the company's market-leading Linx 8900 Series continuous ink jet (CIJ) coders, is a dye MEK based ink and it contains a black dye which delivers excellent contrast and legibility on transparent or pale coloured materials, while its special formulation enables the printers to code through a light film of oil, grease or condensation.
Though the cursive versus print debate continues, educators agree that for cursive and print, handwriting instruction is important for improving legibility and fluency (Graham, Weintraub, & Berninger, 1998).
Your new format makes GUNS a leader in legibility among the several firearms-related magazines I subscribe to.