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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

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.

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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The sides had been level pegging in last night's Polymac Services League Cup first-round tie for an hour until Southwick, signed from Rushall Olympic, hooked home a near-post cross.
It will also prove a slap in the face for the Labour Government, which wanted the culling of animals to be on a level pegging with emergency vaccination in the future.
Juve lost ground after drawing 1-1 at home with Bologna but only goal difference separates the top two, and Chandler and the Tote have the teams on level pegging.
We will need two days of upsets to finish level pegging."
STANDPARK put up a great challenge for over an hour against a tired looking Fantail team in the premier division, the teams level pegging 2-2 at the halfway stage.
Richter took a single-point lead, 14-13, at the first target but Folkard pulled back at the second, and they were level pegging to the end.
* LEVEL PEGGING: Casey Stoner on his Honda at the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix, in Assen, northern Holland
Both sides were level pegging at half-time before the Green got on top with goals from Gittins, Farrell, Lewis and Richards.
If Liverpool is to become a modern, 21st-century city and compete on a level pegging with that old rival Manchester then we have got to get ourselves fit for purpose.
But despite the disillusion with Mr Blair over the war in Iraq, the poll still showed New Labour level pegging with the Tories on 33pc, with support for the Liberal Democrats on 22pc.
In atrocious conditions - hail showers added to the discomfort of players and spectators alike - it was level pegging at 3-3 going into first half injury-time.
APPRENTICE Lee Enstone has some way to go before he emulates Frankie Dettori, but the two found themselves level pegging, in the same boat, within a few hours last week.