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level

 [lev´el]
relative position, rank, or concentration.
l's of care the six divisions of the health care system: preventive care, primary care, secondary or acute care, tertiary care, restorative care, and continuing care.
background level the usual intensity of a chemical or other stimulus in the environment.
confidence level the probability that a confidence interval does not contain the population parameter.
l's of consciousness see levels of consciousness.
lowest observed adverse effect level (LOAEL) (lowest observed effect level (LOEL)) in studies of the toxicity of chemicals, the lowest dosage level at which chronic exposure to the substance shows adverse effects; usually calculated for laboratory animals.
no observed adverse effect level (NOAEL) (no observed effect level (NOEL)) in studies of the toxicity of chemicals, the highest dosage level at which chronic exposure to the substance shows no adverse effects; usually calculated for laboratory animals.
level of significance a statistical measure that serves as the cutoff point used to determine whether a null hypothesis is retained or rejected; the probability of incorrectly rejecting the null hypothesis (see Type I error).
sterility assurance level (SAL) the probability that a process makes something sterile (see sterilization). An SAL of 10−6 is the recommended probability of survival for organisms on a sterilized device. This level means that there is less than or equal to one chance in a million that an item remains contaminated or nonsterile.

lev·el

(lev'ĕl),
1. Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.
2. A test for determining such rank or position.

level

/lev·el/ (lev´el) relative position, rank, or concentration.
confidence level  the probability that a confidence interval does not contain the population parameter.
level of significance  the probability of incorrectly rejecting the null hypothesis.

level

A relative position; reference point; a specified amount of a thing

lev·el

(lev'ĕl)
Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.

lev·el

(lev'ĕl)
Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.

level (lev´əl),

v to reduce the curve of Spee by intrusion and/or extrusion of the teeth in an arch.

Patient discussion about level

Q. Are there are different kind of levels of alcoholism?

A. If you are talking about the type of alcoholic drink,YES,they have different levels of alcohol in them,read the bottle,it will give you percent#--the more alcohol in a drink, the faster you will get drunk,and the worst your hangover will be-----mrfoot56

Q. Can you help me to know what the safe level of drinking is? I am a crane operator who gets more tired when returning home. So I consume some amount of liquor daily by having my restriction to not go beyond a limit. But I fail without my knowledge. Can you help me to know what the safe level of drinking is?

A. just dont drink before you operate the machine.

Q. What's the average blood-alcohol level. What's the average blood-alcohol level of the drivers pulled over in Minnesota?

A. here is a web page with Minnesota drunk driving statistics about alcohol related fatalities. not what you asked for exactly, but it might give you a clue:
http://www.alcoholalert.com/drunk-driving-statistics-minnesota.html

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References in classic literature ?
If she was an accident ward she'd be hung up at the eight-thousand-foot level.
To keep it from filling above a certain level we have four great pumping stations that force the oversupply back into the reservoirs far north from which the red men draw the water which irrigates their farm lands.
When the party had come to the lower levels, and the jeddak had dispersed them by a sign, none noticed that the forward fellow who had drawn so much attention to himself before the Prince of Helium departed, was no longer among the other servants.
He constantly endeavours to bring his language nearer to the real language of men; but it is to the real language of men, not on the dead level of their ordinary intercourse, but in certain select moments of vivid sensation, when this language is winnowed and ennobled by sentiment.
However it seemed likely that it would carry me once more safely through the crowded passages and chambers of the upper levels, and so I set out with Perry and Ghak--the stench of the illy cured pelts fairly choking me.
He dodged hither and thither, distancing them for several minutes until, at the bottom of a long runway that inclined steeply downward from a higher level, he burst into a subterranean apartment lighted by many flares.
The tower rose some fifty feet above the roof of the adjacent part of the palace, comprising five levels or floors with windows looking in every direction.
A level shaft of light illuminated the whole side of the tree as I sprang to my feet in terror.
We may, I think, safely conclude that sediment must be accumulated in extremely thick, solid, or extensive masses, in order to withstand the incessant action of the waves, when first upraised and during subsequent oscillations of level.
The plains appeared level, but were not so in fact; for in various places the horizon was distant.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
And that's how it is the whole level of husbandry has fallen.