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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.
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salt

(sawlt),
1. A compound formed by the interaction of an acid and a base, the ionizable hydrogen atoms of the acid are replaced by the positive ion of the base.
2. Sodium chloride, the prototypical salt. Synonym(s): table salt
3. A saline cathartic, especially magnesium sulfate, sodium sulfate, or Rochelle salt; often denoted by the plural, salts.
Synonym(s): sal
[L. sal]
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sal

Abbreviation for salt.
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In October 2017, SaL, previously known as Cadbury at Lewes, became affiliated with Springpoint Senior Living, a multi-facility retirement community based in New Jersey.
During those times, Caguioa recalled, the bakery would use up to 20 bags of flour a day to bake thousands of pan de sal that would usually be sold out in the morning.
Rutas de Santafe--Tunja--Pamplona: Con el asentamiento de los espanoles en el altiplano Cundiboyacense se generaron cambios en las formas de produccion, distribucion y en el significado de productos como la sal, cuyo abastecimiento era una necesidad para garantizar la subsistencia de los seres humanos y los ganados introducidos por los espanoles.
Sal A was purchased from Nanjing Guangrun Biochemical Company (Nanjing, China).
Sal was obtained from the National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products, Xi'an, China.