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survey

 [sur´va]
an inspection or examination.
primary survey primary assessment.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā),
1. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
2. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

survey

Any means—e.g., questionnaire, diary, interview script, group of items—used to collect patient reported outcome data.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

survey

Clinical research A nonexperimental observational or descriptive evaluation of a group of individuals for the presence or absence of characteristics of interest. See AIDS belief survey, AUTS survey, CAP survey, HANES survey, Horizontal survey, National Nosocomial Infection Survery, SF-12 survey, Satisfaction survey, SF-36 survey, Skeletal survey.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā)
1. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
2. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā)
1. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
2. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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For Hilbert, by contrast, formalized proofs are concrete and surveyable objects over which we cannot quantify formally.
Sasselov says that looking for transits first, instead of radial-velocity changes, will allow astronomers to extend the region searched for exoplanets from a couple hundred light-years to about 8,000 and the pool of potentially surveyable stars from about 40,000 to more than 100 million.
The question therefore is how to make this complexity and ambivalence surveyable, and manageable.
Their proof used a good deal of computer verification of cases (checked by another computer), leading to some soul-searching in the mathematical community over whether the old ideal of simple, understandable, and surveyable proofs was dead.
Such practices impose a "frame" (Gestell) on things so that within that frame--within the completely and immediately surveyable space created by that grid--those things are completely and immediately locatable and thus are completely and immediately available for whatever use we find it appropriate to put them to.
This condemnation would have to extend to infinite chains of individually surveyable arguments.