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  • 1 absolute blocking — Block system Block system (Railroads) A system by which the track is divided into short sections, as of three or four miles, and trains are so run by the guidance of electric, or combined electric and pneumatic, signals that no train enters a… …

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  • 2 absolute blocking — noun : block system …

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  • 3 Absolute deviation — In statistics, the absolute deviation of an element of a data set is the absolute difference between that element and a given point. Typically the point from which the deviation is measured is a measure of central tendency, most often the median… …

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  • 4 Absolute Garbage — Infobox Album Name = Absolute Garbage Type = Greatest Hits Artist = Garbage Released = flagicon|World July 23, 2007 flagicon|USA July 24, 2007 flagicon|Europe July 27, 2007 flagicon|Canada July 31, 2007 flagicon|Japan September 5, 2007 Genre =… …

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  • 5 permissive blocking — Block system Block system (Railroads) A system by which the track is divided into short sections, as of three or four miles, and trains are so run by the guidance of electric, or combined electric and pneumatic, signals that no train enters a… …

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  • 6 Median absolute deviation — In statistics, the median absolute deviation (MAD) is a robust measure of the variability of a univariate sample of quantitative data. It can also refer to the population parameter that is estimated by the MAD calculated from a sample. For a… …

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  • 7 Block system — (Railroads) A system by which the track is divided into short sections, as of three or four miles, and trains are so run by the guidance of electric, or combined electric and pneumatic, signals that no train enters a section or block until the… …

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  • 8 block system — noun 1. : a system of mountain ranges composed of tilted or uplifted fault blocks compare basin range 2. : a system by which a railroad track is divided into short sections (as of three or four miles) and trains are so run by the guidance of… …

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  • 9 dating — I In geology and archaeology, the process of determining an object s or event s place within a chronological scheme. Scientists may use either relative dating, in which items are sequenced on the basis of stratigraphic clues (see stratigraphy) or …

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  • 10 climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 11 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 12 Japanese railway signals — This article explains railway signals in Japan.In Japanese ministerial decree defining technical standard of railway (鉄道に関する技術上の基準を定める省令 Tetsudō ni kansuru gijutsu jō no kijun wo sadameru shōrei), railway signals are defined to indicate… …

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  • 13 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 14 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 15 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 16 Design of experiments — In general usage, design of experiments (DOE) or experimental design is the design of any information gathering exercises where variation is present, whether under the full control of the experimenter or not. However, in statistics, these terms… …

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  • 17 Check (chess) — a b c d e f g h …

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  • 18 Meridian Ridge Campaign — Part of the Chinese Civil War Date August 13, 1947 August 18, 1947 Location Southern Shaanxi and eastern Gansu, China …

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  • 19 Serializability — In concurrency control of databases,[1][2] transaction processing (transaction management), and various transactional applications (e.g., transactional memory[3] and software transactional memory), both centralized and distributed, a transaction… …

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  • 20 endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …

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