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burden

 [ber´den]
body burden chemicals stored in the body that may be detected by analysis.

bod·y bur·den

(bod'ē bĕr'den),
Activity of a radiopharmaceutical retained by the body at a specified time following administration.
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Once or twice flying machines, as they circled warily, came right overhead, and for a time Bert gave himself body and soul to cowering.
One of such costs is overhead costs, which are usually categorized into project and company overheads.
Therefore the quality attained can be influenced by the operational efficiency of the organization, which can be a function of the costs spent on the items of project overhead. The effect of the amount of twelve identified project overheads costs on quality performance was measured and evaluated.
Required for all inventory costs incurred during fiscal years beginning after June 15, 2005, it states that "unallocated overheads are recognized as an expense in the period in which they are incurred," and that abnormal freight, handling costs, and wasted materials must be treated as "current period charges rather than as a portion of the inventory cost." The standard also requires that "the allocation of fixed production overheads to the costs of conversion is based on the normal capacity of the production facilities."
This effort primarily reduces command overheads that are beginning to account for more of the 110 overhead at the increased clock speeds that some SCSI enhancements require.
Realizing that our medical staff, hospital staff, and board of directors could interpret vivid color graphics much easier than black and white overheads, we used a 3M Projection Panel Model 5300, with a true color active matrix liquid crystal display.
The actual expenditure on overheads during the period under examination is shown by the horizontal line passing through the point A.
These include utility costs - heat, light, and power - which may be included in another part of the institutional budget, somewhat in the manner of overhead. Given the size of most libraries and the fact that they are open long hours with sizable populations, it is clear that building maintenance costs will also be sizable.
One reason for this is that in the case of a takeover or buyout, stock prices and interest payments determine the amounts that the corporation can spend on overhead. Without the occasion of a takeover or leveraged buyout, these same corporations are unable to place a value on intangible assets, including information, and overhead, including information work.