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Environment See Zone of Alienation
Sports medicine
(1) A popular term used by some athletes for heart rates—zones—that reflect the intensity of a workout or exercise routine
(2) A popular term for a state of maximum physical, mental and psychological performance (‘the zone’)
Vox populi A place, area or region with specified boundaries

the 'zone'

Sports medicine
1. A popular term used by some amateur athletes for heart rates–zones that reflect the intensity of a workout or exercise routine.
2. A state of maximum physical, mental and psychological performance achieved by star athletes for fleeting moments in their careers. See Zone-favorable diet Vox populi A place, area or region with specified boundaries. See Body buffer zone, Convergence zone, Convergent zone, Epileptic zone, Forbidden zone, Gray zone, Health zone, Hot zone, Quiet zone, Safety zone, Transformation zone, Trigger zone, Twilight zone.
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The pervasiveness and the huge radii of the zones are to blame for most of what makes them ineffective as well as troubling.
Implementation of the zone concept, and with it, the construction of new ministations, has enhanced officer morale and increased public support.
The credit is subject to recapture if the property is disposed of or no longer used within the Zone at any time before the end of the second tax year after the property is placed in service.
1, 1997, for land in both Palmdale and Lancaster, the zone is intended to attract new jobs and help existing companies lower their expenses.
Working with Palmdale zone manager Carrier Rogers and Lancaster zone manager Cheryl Rose, Grady designed the new site categorically to emphasize the who, what, when, where and why of the zone.
But officials said the issue of MTA costs and funding for the zones was simply deferred and the staff position remains the same.
The negotiators are clearly being held hostage to the zone, and if transit dependent people in the Valley are forced to the back of the bus, it will be another big boost for secession,'' said Richard Katz, co-chairman of Valley Industry and Commerce Association's transportation committee.
The interim planning board, officially known as the San Fernando Valley Transportation Zone Interim Joint Powers Authority, has been working to determine if the zone would be financially viable and would better serve transit customers.
The zone remains open to the southwest and a budget of $519,000 has been proposed for a 2006 program to test this area.
The study's findings that the MTA has a bloated bureaucracy and unnecessary overhead bolster the case for a San Fernando Valley Transportation Zone only weeks before a key vote to decide whether negotiations on creating the zone will begin.
The Zone a biotite is now interpreted as the north extension of the Mid-Roberto zone and hereinafter will be referred to as the Mid-Roberto zone.
The zone is designed to give officials of nine cities control over operation of 27 MTA Metro Bus lines in the Valley and nearby areas.