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ranking

the arranging of a taxon in the appropriate position in the taxonomic hierarchy, for example, selecting the category as an order, rather than a class or family.

ranking

arranging units, e.g. cows, in order according to a predetermined criterion e.g. milk production, with the superior unit first in the list.
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Finally, future research may even find different patterns of taste preference rank order by identifying participants as tasters, non-tasters, and supertasters.
The rank order of the importance of various passages of the SSTSs is a standard statistic.
The responses to this statement amounted to 561 harmful effects of homework as listed in the rank order below.
The correlation between the rank order found for these at-risk students and the rank order obtained from a large (N = 3,983) student sample in Northern Ireland was determined to be statistically significant.
1, which tells us that ordering user-defined predicates on a relation is constrained by rank order (but not across joins).
TABLE 1 Price Per Acre and Size Are Strongly Inversely Related Price Per Acre Rank Order Acres Rank Order $25,000 1 10 6 $24,000 2 11 5 $21,000 3 12 4 $20,000 4 13 3 $20,000 5 25 2 $10,000 6 34 1 [Tau] = -0.
The development of such criteria would require that we clearly identify and agree upon social needs and then be able to rank order to these needs.
The ranking numbers for the measures used in these appendix tables were calculated by taking an average of the rank order of the program.
To look at change over time and to examine patterns of change for men and women students in comparison to each other, four statistical analysis procedures were used: multiple regression, charting of multiple t-tests into change prototypes, rank order correlations, and two-way analysis of variance.
For the data given in Table 1, using the ipsative scores for an attribute to rank order subjects never results in the same rank order that is attained with the raw scores for the four attributes.
The four nations have remained in this rank order ever since.
The rank order of Referendar and Assessor is inverted at one point (196-8), while cross references in the text are sometimes wrong (80, 168).