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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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He saw that the roofs rose to the same level as that upon which he stood unbroken to the north to the next street intersection.
He managed to get her on a level piece of ground, by taking advantage of her as often as she rushed at him; and when sh would not move, my horse, from having been trained, woul canter up, and with his chest give her a violent push.
05) vaccination responses but, contrary to expectations, there was a tendency to higher antibody titers with increasing levels of AF-alb.
Having first developed a method, based on Bloom's taxonomy (1956), for assessing the thinking levels required by study questions in computer-mediated courses (Crone-Todd, Pear & Read, 2000), we developed a method for assessing the levels at which students answer the questions.
Camarines Sur - all levels, public and private (per Gov.
Record low water levels for this season on the Upper Great Lakes are creating concern for commercial shipping lines.
Their levels of formal architecture education and training usually vary, and their domain knowledge of the area being modeled is usually low.
There are four levels of military education: primary (lieutenants and captains or equivalent); intermediate (field-grade officers and majors or equivalent); senior (lieutenant colonels and colonels or equivalent); and generals/flag officers.
It has been noted that strength can be increased by adjusting manganese and sulfur levels to decrease the manganese to sulfur ratios, provided the levels are optimized to avoid unwanted microstructures.
As natural processes scoured the volcanic material from upper levels of the atmosphere, the amount of radiation reaching Earth's surface returned to normal, the oceans warmed and expanded, and sea level recovered over the course of a decade or so.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board says public companies must assess the design and operating effectiveness of company-level controls in addition to examining detailed control activities at the process and transactional levels.
Blood levels represent your average exposure during the last three or four months, he notes.