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query

A term used in the context of a clinical trial, for a request for clarification from a sponsor or sponsor's representative to an investigator on a data item collected for a clinical trial, to resolve an error or inconsistency discovered during data review.
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That I should live to learn the answers to these queries I doubted; but that I should face death gladly in the attempt--of that I was certain.
Bulan saw that he would get into deep water if he attempted to explain too much, and, as is ever the way, discovered that one deception had led him into another; so he determined to forestall future embarrassing queries by concocting a story immediately to explain his presence and his knowledge.
"Off the Farallones, heading about sou-west," he answered, slowly and methodically, as though groping for his best English, and rigidly observing the order of my queries. "The schooner Ghost, bound seal-hunting to Japan."
The meaning of the above series of queries, as translated in the heart of this ingenious young woman, was simply this: "If Mr.
Phoebe went accordingly, but perplexed herself, meanwhile, with queries as to the purport of the scene which she had just witnessed, and also whether judges, clergymen, and other characters of that eminent stamp and respectability, could really, in any single instance, be otherwise than just and upright men.
And so, with absent queries, she led him on, till suddenly his words startled her.
Queries: In what position does Miserrimus Dexter stand toward the poisoning?
Satisfactory replies being made to these queries, he surmised that the roads were pretty heavy arter that fall last night, and took the liberty of asking whether any of them gentlemen carried a snuff-box.
My companions knew nothing about them, and only answered my queries by their imperturbable "quien sabe?"
Employers can either pay a flat per-query rate of $1.25 for both limited and full queries, or one annual payment $24,500 for an unlimited number of queries, the agency announced on August 20.
figure By PETER MWAURA The most annoying thing, readers say, is a journalist who doesn't respond to queries. They say such unresponsiveness is discourteous and ill-mannered.
Firms such as HDFC Bank (NSE: HDFCBANK), IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Yes Bank (YESBANK.NS) are using the technology to automate replies to customer queries and thereby minimising human intervention, timesnownews has reported.