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Patent claim (4,171 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

embodiment", "in a preferred embodiment", "in a particular embodiment", "in an advantageous embodiment" or the like often appear in the description of patent applications
Initiative (chess) (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
initiative will often seek to maneuver their pieces into more and more advantageous positions as they launch successive attacks. The player who lacks the
Weight class (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cutting. To be the largest individual in a weight division is perceived as advantageous; therefore many athletes lose weight through dieting and dehydration
Open file (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Having rooks or queens on open files or half-open files is considered advantageous, as it allows a player to attack more easily, since a rook or queen can
Cutting (plant) (3,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
continue to pass down its advantageous genetic information to its offspring. This is especially economically advantageous as it allows commercial growers
Enfilade and defilade (1,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from a flying platform, is often done with enfilade fire. It is a very advantageous, and much sought for, position for the attacking force. A formation or
Point guard (1,433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or shorter. Having above-average size (height, muscle) is considered advantageous, although size is secondary to situational awareness, speed, quickness
Chemin de ronde (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the outside by the battlements or a parapet, placing them in an advantageous position for shooting or dropping. Philippe Contamine (1986). War in
Passed pawn (1,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
passed pawn is sometimes colloquially called a passer. Passed pawns are advantageous because only the opponent's pieces can stop them from promoting. In the
Nirvana fallacy (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
creating a false dichotomy that presents one option which is obviously advantageous—while at the same time being completely implausible—a person using the
Mating plug (1,338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
important role in sperm competition and may serve as an alternative and more advantageous strategy to active mate guarding. In some species, such a passive mate-guarding
NGC 5775 (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from us, with only a thin sliver in view, such a perspective can be advantageous for astronomers. For instance, astronomers have previously used the high
Astreptorhachis (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the elongation of the spines served to stiffen the backbone, being advantageous for terrestrial locomotion, but the purpose of the fusion of successive
Doubled pawns (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
weakness. There are, however, cases where accepting doubled pawns can be advantageous because doing so may open up a file for a rook, or because the doubled
Mutation (13,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it harder (or easier) for predators to see. If this color change is advantageous, the chances of this butterfly's surviving and producing its own offspring
Directional selection (2,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over time as allele ratios change from generation to generation. The advantageous extreme allele will increase as a consequence of survival and reproduction
Shortest job next (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remaining time is a preemptive variant of SJN. Shortest job next is advantageous because of its simplicity and because it minimizes the average amount
Quarterback sack (1,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a longer opportunity to tackle the quarterback. Performing a sack is advantageous for the defending team as the offense loses a down, and the line of scrimmage
Pole position (2,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
race, the pole position is usually the best and "statistically the most advantageous" starting position on the track. The pole position is usually earned
Treaty of Kulja (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kazakhstan in direct competition with British efforts to impose self-advantageous trade terms on China. Cross-border trade became increasingly important
Concurrency (road) (2,949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
same physical roadway. This is often practically advantageous as well as economically advantageous; it may be better for two route numbers to be combined
Sacrifice (bridge) (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
rubber bridge, a sacrifice bid in rubber bridge is much less likely to be advantageous and so strategies differ between the games. Comparable strategy differences
Leconotide (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
voltage-gated calcium channel (Cav2.1). Relative to ziconotide, leconotide is advantageous in that it is significantly less toxic, and for that reason can be administered
Genetic hitchhiking (1,276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sweeps happen when newly appeared (and hence still rare) mutations are advantageous and increase in frequency. Neutral or even slightly deleterious alleles
Balefill (1,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hauling volume, allowing a better use of landfill space. It's especially advantageous in humid or wet areas as it produces a low volume of leachate. United
Stratified sampling (1,522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when subpopulations within an overall population vary, it could be advantageous to sample each subpopulation (stratum) independently. Stratification
Bargaining power (1,945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
can significantly shift the outcome of negotiations, leading to more advantageous positions for those who possess greater leverage. If both parties are
IMM (Singapore) (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
stores, it also houses offices and warehouses for storage, which is advantageous in terms of cost efficiency to some retailers. The mall has capacity
Short hairpin RNA (1,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
delivery of plasmids or through viral or bacterial vectors. shRNA is an advantageous mediator of RNAi in that it has a relatively low rate of degradation
Annealing by short circuit (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wire which employs a controlled electrical short circuit. It can be advantageous because it does not require a temperature-regulated furnace like other
Count (baseball) (1,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for the pitcher or the hitter. Counts of 3–1 and 2–0 are considered advantageous to hitters ("hitters' counts"), because the pitcher—faced with the possibility
Siblicide (3,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not always advantageous. Siblicide generally only occurs when resources, specifically food sources, are scarce. Siblicide is advantageous for the surviving
Cinazepam (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produces a sleep state close to physiological, and for that reason, may be advantageous compared to other, related drugs in the treatment of insomnia and other
Room and pillar mining (1,949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
can be advantageous because it reduces the risk of surface subsidence compared to other underground mining techniques. It is also advantageous because
Caerus (1,066 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the critical or dangerous moment, but more often Caerus represents the advantageous, or favorable occasion. Hence, what is opportune, or "Opportunity." In
Tanker boot (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
top. This benefits the wearer in several ways: The leather straps are advantageous specifically to those working inside tanks. The problem with laces is
Camping (video games) (2,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In video gaming, camping is a tactic where a player obtains an advantageous static position, which may be a discreet place which is unlikely to be searched
Punt (gridiron football) (3,737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the hope of giving the receiving team a field position that is more advantageous to the kicking team when possession changes. The result of a typical
Oscillating cylinder steam engine (851 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
than other types of cylinder of the same capacity, which makes them advantageous for use in ships. The steam needs to be fed into the end of the cylinder
Evolutionary mismatch (5,356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"evolutionary trap") is the evolutionary biology concept that a previously advantageous trait may become maladaptive due to change in the environment, especially
Back mount (673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Many consider back mount to be a very dominant, perhaps even the most advantageous position in grappling. This is due to the practitioner being able to
Sensory neuroscience (928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the attempt to decipher it. Looking at early sensory processing is advantageous since brain regions that are "higher up" (e.g. those involved in memory
Decarburization (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in contact with the decarburizing gas. Decarburization can be either advantageous or detrimental, depending on the application for which the metal will
Rock Gun Battery (1,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It was constructed during the Great Siege of Gibraltar, due to its advantageous position and the success of the gun at Green's Lodge Battery. It was
Newton Butte (503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are both on access roads from East Rim Drive, with Yaki being the more advantageous to different viewing directions. Newton Butte is 5,940 feet (1,811 m)
Weather gage (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The weather gage (sometimes spelled weather gauge) is the advantageous position of a fighting sailing vessel relative to another. It is also known as "nautical
SCARA (456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rigid in the Z direction, hence the term selective compliance. This is advantageous for many types of assembly operations, for example, inserting a round
Cmus (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
optimal selection for underpowered computer systems. Moreover, it is advantageous for systems that do not possess a GUI, such as the X Window System. In
Cmus (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
optimal selection for underpowered computer systems. Moreover, it is advantageous for systems that do not possess a GUI, such as the X Window System. In
Doripenem (881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to be administered as an infusion over 4 hours or more, which may be advantageous in the treatment of certain difficult-to-treat infections. It may present
Textile recycling (2,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
academic studies demonstrate that textile reuse and recycling are more advantageous than incineration and landfilling. Over 100 billion garments are produced
Roaring Forties (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The strong and continuous winds in the Roaring Forties make this zone advantageous for wind power in places such as New Zealand and Tasmania. Similar but
Icelandic outvasion (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in October 2008. With the privatisation of the Icelandic banks being advantageous for investors, there was a large supply of cheap loan capital on the
CIVETS (964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill to identify markets deemed most advantageous to investors. All three terms are examples of "acronym investing", in
Defragmentation (3,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
together, as they are often accessed in sequence. Defragmentation is advantageous and relevant to file systems on electromechanical disk drives (hard disk
Tachi-ai (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
opponent's face Shock the opponent into lowering his guard to gain an advantageous position, in certain cases the slap has been known to be enough to stun
Corridor coach (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
start of the 20th century, because the advent of dining cars made it advantageous to enable passengers to move down the length of a train. This was achieved
List of sumo elders (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
passed on, and are strictly controlled by the JSA. They allow certain advantageous privileges and there are official criteria for whether or not a retiring
Clutch hitter (939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more likely to produce clutch hits compared to other players can be advantageous in contract negotiations (especially in the modern free agency system)
Aedile (1,679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
praetorship without having held the position of aedile. However, it was an advantageous position to hold because it demonstrated the aspiring politician's commitment
Maladaptation (509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
affecting others. In other words, it is usually impossible to gain an advantageous adaptation without incurring "maladaptations". Consider a seemingly trivial
Necktie paradox (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective interpretation of probability theory describing a paradoxical bet advantageous to both involved parties. The two-envelope paradox is a variation of
Later Baekje (1,798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also a competent field commander, Later Baekje in its early days was advantageous in the power game against the newly found kingdom Goryeo and the declining
High ground (576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regularly engaged in territorial/power struggles. Later incorporated to be advantageous in architectural designs such as castles and fortresses which included
Municipalities of Estonia (1,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
municipalities had a population of under 3,000, many of them found it advantageous to co-operate in providing services and carrying out administrative functions
Tai sabaki (395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
avoid an attack, such that the receiver of the attack ends up in an advantageous position and it is often wrongly referred to as evasion. An example of
Metal spinning (988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shape. Metal spinning ranges from an artisan's specialty to the most advantageous way to form round metal parts for commercial applications. Artisans use
Edmund Ironside (1,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the monastery, and married her; it would have been a politically advantageous marriage, since she was a member of one of the strongest families in
Uranium-234 (675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reprocessed uranium contains even higher fractions of 234U. This is advantageous because while 234U is not fissile, it tends to absorb slow neutrons in
Outbreeding depression (1,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
body size, whereas in another population small body size might be more advantageous, while individuals with intermediate body sizes are comparatively disadvantaged
Weight cutting (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rowing, where weight is a significant advantage) or in sports where it is advantageous to weigh as little as possible (most notably equestrian sports). There
Hardware acceleration (1,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). Hardware acceleration is advantageous for performance, and practical when the functions are fixed so updates
Skew heap (825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a heap data structure implemented as a binary tree. Skew heaps are advantageous because of their ability to merge more quickly than binary heaps. In
Composite armour (1,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
root of the target density. On a weight basis, lighter targets are more advantageous than heavier targets, but using large quantities of lightweight materials
Pistol offense (983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the position of the quarterback in the pistol formation strikes an advantageous compromise: the quarterback is close enough to the line of scrimmage
Baton Rouge Southern Railroad (90 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
switching and car storage facility for the Kansas City Southern. It holds an advantageous location close to the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, Port Allen, Louisiana
Dormancy (2,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rate among animals relying on consequential dormancy, its use can be advantageous, as organisms remain active longer and are therefore able to make greater
Balçova (614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thermal baths for the second. New housing projects putting Balçova's advantageous location to benefit and generally aimed at mid- to higher- income residents
Torstenson War (1,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
victories in the war, Sweden felt it had to attack Denmark-Norway due to its advantageous geographical position in relation to Sweden. Sweden invaded in a short
Raja Bhoj Airport (1,262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
will have a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility due to its advantageous central location in India. The Government of India considered the airport
Power blackjack (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and splitting rules, called "Power Double" and "Power Split," that are advantageous to the player, offset by the rule that, when the dealer makes a total
Acrophobia (3,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exposure are said to have a head for heights. A head for heights is advantageous for hiking or climbing in mountainous terrain and also in certain jobs
McAdam, New Brunswick (1,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a group of small lumber camps. The area further developed due to its advantageous location as an important railway junction between the main line of the
Obligate parasite (2,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their hosts. Holoparasites and some hemiparasites are obligate. It is advantageous for the parasite to preserve the health of its host when this is compatible
Callable bond (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rates go down, the present values of the bonds go up; therefore, it is advantageous to buy the bonds back at par value. With a callable bond, investors have
Antonio Palafox (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a former coach of John McEnroe, and taught him to put yourself in an advantageous positions and putting your opponent in difficult positions. Wimbledon
Maze (solitaire) (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and a rank lower than the card on the gap's right, whichever is more advantageous. A gap to the right of a Queen can be filled with any ace or a card that
Lossy compression (3,284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
text and data files, such as bank records and text articles. It can be advantageous to make a master lossless file which can then be used to produce additional
Flanking maneuver (2,077 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an armed force around an enemy force's side, or flank, to achieve an advantageous position over it. Flanking is useful because a force's fighting strength
Victoria Clock Tower, Isle of Man (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
people of Foxdale, when completed in 1901 it was situated in a specially advantageous position, having been so arranged that the clock could be seen from all
Minor party (1,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one member, the proportional representation method of voting can be advantageous to a minor party as can preference allocation from one or both of the
Castle Eden (1,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
yew trees are a particular feature where they find the dolomite soil advantageous. Castle Eden takes its name from the Eden Burn that runs through it.
Near-equatorial orbit (689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to observers on the surface of the Earth. Equatorial orbits can be advantageous for several reasons. For launches of human technology to space, sites
Brent Hartigan (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Melbourne area, in particular the North-Western suburbs, has become advantageous in predicting dangerous weather events. "The next generation of big guns"
Prime brokerage (1,760 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
across all deals handled by the prime broker. These two features are advantageous to their clients. The prime broker benefits by earning fees ("spreads")
Iran Novin Party (438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalist or socialist appeals, although its pragmatism and opportunism was advantageous in recruiting. It comprised technocrats and former civil servants; supported
Beverley Racecourse (647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
away to the left make a low draw (i.e. on the inside rail) much more advantageous than a high draw (i.e. on the wide outside and on ground sloping right
Expectation (epistemic) (1,066 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that is centered on the future, may or may not be realistic. A less advantageous result gives rise to the emotion of disappointment. If something happens
Siege of Prague (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
marked a high-water mark for the Prussians, as they would never hold so advantageous a position again and most of the remainder of the war would be fought
Kickoff (gridiron football) (2,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
placed at the spot the ball left the field of play, whichever is more advantageous to the receiving team). A kickoff occurs at the start of each half and
Pope Urban VIII (2,763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1644. As pope, he expanded the papal territory by force of arms and advantageous politicking, and was also a prominent patron of the arts and a reformer
Script supervisor (1,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reports are used by various departments in order to determine the most advantageous shot order and ensure that all departments, including production, wardrobe
Caldoche (2,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
l'indigénat, introduced in 1887, provided the free settler population with an advantageous status over the indigenous Melanesian peoples, known collectively as
Fluid parcel (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the Eulerian frame of reference the notion of fluid parcels can be advantageous, for instance in defining the material derivative, streamlines, streaklines
Peak of eternal light (1,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exist pics de lumière éternelle at the poles of the Moon. PELs would be advantageous for space exploration and colonization due to the ability of an electrical
Ball hog (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
excessive shooting of difficult shots, especially when other players are in advantageous positions. Ball hogs attempt to monopolize their play of the ball, frequently
Gerrothorax (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Therefore, they were indicative of internal gills. This would have also been advantageous for survival in large animals, as internal gills would have been protected
Secretion assay (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antibody format, except that the encapsulated cells remain intact. This is advantageous as the cells are still living after the extraction has taken place. Further
Pawtucket Canal (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Boston, Massachusetts. Bringing goods directly to Boston was more advantageous for merchants, and the Pawtucket Canal fell out of favor for inland transport
Restricted stock (1,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
delaying the recognition of income to the employee while maintaining the advantageous accounting treatment of restricted stock. in venture capital–backed startups
Master in Teaching (345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
changing careers. The Master of Arts/Science in Teaching degree is often advantageous to middle school and secondary school teachers because it allows them
Shortest remaining time (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
added that requires a smaller amount of time. Shortest remaining time is advantageous because short processes are handled very quickly. The system also requires
Publius Canidius Crassus (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Octavian, having advised Antony before the battle that it would be more advantageous for their forces, together with those of Cleopatra, to fight on land
Host–parasite coevolution (3,038 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advantage; heterozygote advantage; and directional selection near an advantageous allele. A possible result is a geographic mosaic in a parasitised population
Okdiario (605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
state public entity ENISA [es] in the form of a participative loan on advantageous terms, despite its outstanding debts. The audience measurement company
Guard (grappling) (1,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
their legs. In pure grappling combat sports, the guard is considered an advantageous position, because the bottom combatant can attack with various joint
Collection of articles (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of citations in other research publications – something that may be advantageous from research funding point of view and may facilitate readership appointment
Teat-fire cartridge (447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the front of a revolver cylinder, instead of from the rear. This was advantageous, as it allowed the rear of the revolver cylinder to only need a small
Muntin (535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
buildings. Until the middle of the 19th century, it was economically advantageous to use smaller panes of glass, which were much more affordable to produce
Sociobiology (3,608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the natural environment, so also it led to the genetic evolution of advantageous social behavior. While the term "sociobiology" originated at least as
The exchange (chess) (2,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
e. a bishop or knight). Having a rook for a minor piece is generally advantageous, since the rook is usually more valuable. A player who has a rook for
Hire purchase (1,337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not available with unsecured-consumer-credit systems. HP is frequently advantageous to consumers because it spreads the cost of expensive items over an extended
Evolutionary baggage (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advantageous in past individuals but is disadvantageous under the pressures exerted by natural selection today. Genes that may have been advantageous
Plug and play (2,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mass-market computers affordable, software configuration of I/O devices was advantageous to allow installation by non-specialist users. Early systems for software
Cry6Aa (1,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alpha pore forming toxins family, which gives it insecticidal qualities advantageous in agricultural pest control. Each Cry protein has some level of target
Beer die (1,768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
without their game diminishing. When constructing a beer die team it is advantageous to bring different facets to the table. The Beer Die League website specified
Sexual dimorphism (12,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fertilized, thereby discouraging further visits from pollinators. This is advantageous to both parties because it avoids damaging the developing fruit and wasting
Cricket pitch (3,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beginning of the game, as to whether batting first or bowling first is more advantageous. For example, a captain will prefer to bat first if the pitch is "flat"
Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wife of the deposed king Miguel I of Portugal. As a widow, she secured advantageous marriages for their six daughters. Princess Adelaide Sofia Amelia of
Polis (8,698 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
polis to relieve the population or some social crisis or seek out more advantageous country. It was called a metropolis or "mother city." The Greeks were
Chemostat (2,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
target size (the number of different SNP locations that give rise to an advantageous mutation) for each SNP is very large. Other types of mutant strains (e
Lançados (1,103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
took African wives from local ruling families, securing protection and advantageous trading ties. They established clandestine trading networks in weaponry
Brinkmanship (3,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brinkmanship or brinksmanship is the practice of trying to achieve an advantageous outcome by pushing dangerous events to the brink of active conflict.
Isthmus (410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canals are often built across isthmuses, where they may be a particularly advantageous shortcut for marine transport. For example: The Panama Canal crosses
Königstein im Taunus (2,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The town is part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area. Owing to its advantageous location for both scenery and transport on the edge of the Frankfurt
Methylcyclohexene (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
together to form polymers. These polymers are thermoplastics that are advantageous due to their low moisture intake, their ability to resist high temperatures
Azuchi Castle (1,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occasionally consumed the city. Azuchi Castle's location was also strategically advantageous in managing the communications and transportation routes between Nobunaga's
Mount Algidus (193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Battle of Mount Algidus. The Via Latina, a road that was strategically advantageous in the military history of Rome, leads to Mount Algidus mountain pass
Pumice raft (688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conditions, including dehydration, and an ability to absorb many potentially advantageous elements/compounds. For at least these reasons, astrobiologists have
Evolution of schizophrenia (3,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between these advantageous traits and the carriers of schizophrenia. Although this hypothesis has not yet been substantiated, the advantageous traits that
Gezähe (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a Gezähe (derived from gizouuun, zu zawen, gezawen – to be usable, advantageous) formerly also abbreviated to Gezäh. It is a set of personally-owned
APC-7 connector (605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
microwave test equipment for frequencies up to 18 GHz. APC-7 connectors are advantageous because they have a low reflection coefficient, make repeatable coaxial
Smyrna (3,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
located at a strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia. Due to its advantageous port conditions, its ease of defence, and its good inland connections
Prebiotic (nutrition) (3,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and help growth or activity of advantageous bacteria in the colon by acting as substrates for them. They were first
WX notation (473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
every vowel has a single mapping into Roman. Hence it is a prefix code, advantageous from a computation point of view. Typically the small case letters are
Oliver Johnson's Woods Historic District (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
miles (0.65 km2) of their property into individual lots. They chose an advantageous time to sell their property; as the new residents began to build their
Police code (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of brevity, variability, and lack of secrecy that is often tactically advantageous or a safety issue when officer communications can be overheard by the
Cab over (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and South African markets where length restrictions still make them advantageous. In Australia, both American (cab over axle) and European/Japanese/Chinese
Prebiotic (nutrition) (3,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and help growth or activity of advantageous bacteria in the colon by acting as substrates for them. They were first
Electron-transfer dissociation (1,804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(z>2). However, relative to collision-induced dissociation (CID), ETD is advantageous for the fragmentation of longer peptides or even entire proteins. This
Oliver Johnson's Woods Historic District (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
miles (0.65 km2) of their property into individual lots. They chose an advantageous time to sell their property; as the new residents began to build their
Cab over (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and South African markets where length restrictions still make them advantageous. In Australia, both American (cab over axle) and European/Japanese/Chinese
Rear-engine, front-wheel-drive layout (616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
without rear drive. According to the patent, the layout is designed to be advantageous in terms of crash performance by increasing the front crumple zone, in
Police code (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of brevity, variability, and lack of secrecy that is often tactically advantageous or a safety issue when officer communications can be overheard by the
Moment-area theorem (494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and later stated namely by Charles Ezra Greene in 1873. This method is advantageous when we solve problems involving beams, especially for those subjected
Novorossiya Governorate (1,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cossack Hetmanate. Its establishment was strategically successful and advantageous for Russia, and after the conclusion of the Russian war against Turkey
Emiratisation (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle East. Recent research cautions that localization is not always advantageous for firms operating in the region, and its effectiveness depends on a
Television antenna (3,615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loft or attic, where the dry conditions and increased elevation are advantageous for reception and antenna longevity. Outdoor antennas are more expensive
Varangians (4,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Varangian Rus' began the Rus'-Byzantine Wars, some of which resulted in advantageous trade treaties. At least from the early 10th century, many Varangians
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ship-hours from their base of operations, institute scientists enjoy an advantageous proximity to this natural, deep-sea "laboratory." MBARI is not open to
Heterojunction (2,746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
materials have unequal band gaps as opposed to a homojunction. It is often advantageous to engineer the electronic energy bands in many solid-state device applications
Demand letter (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fulfill this requirement. For example, if one anticipates a breach, it is advantageous to send a demand letter asserting that the other side appears to be in
Bourse de Tunis (645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characterized by ease of access to bank loans and state aid, a very advantageous remuneration of deposits with banks that are regulated, protected and
Electric locomotive (7,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
required for the technically and, in the long-term, also economically advantageous electrification. The first known electric locomotive was built in 1837
Laidlaw v. Organ (931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United States that established the rule that buyers need not disclose advantageous information to sellers. This rule should not be confused with either
Teacher's pet (192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
teacher's pet is a student at an educational institution that holds an advantageous position compared to other students, due to the teacher viewing the student
Halicarnassus (2,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
city in Caria, in Anatolia. It was located in southwest Caria, on an advantageous site on the Gulf of Gökova, which is now in Bodrum, Turkey. The city
Luk khrueng (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
physique), which are deemed attractive in Thai culture, have proved to be advantageous. Within teenage culture these features are also extremely popular. List
Sex (7,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
random. The advantageous alleles A and B, arising independently, can be rapidly combined by sexual reproduction into the most advantageous combination
Airborne early warning and control (4,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to being a highly mobile and powerful radar platform. So useful and advantageous is it to have such aircraft operating at a high altitude, that some navies
Rame Peninsula (419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the north-west. On a clear day, the Atlantic Ocean can be seen from advantageous points from Rame Head. The largest settlement is Torpoint, which is on
Tomás de Torquemada (1,715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aragon at that time found it socially, politically, and economically advantageous to convert to Catholicism (see Converso, Morisco, and Marrano). The existence
Transmission Raman spectroscopy (917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raman spectroscopy (TRS) is a variant of Raman spectroscopy which is advantageous in probing bulk content of diffusely scattering samples. Although it
Twinning (roads) (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
requires a significant increase in capacity. Twinning is frequently advantageous because it allows traffic capacity to be doubled and produces a dual
List of the busiest airports in Canada (1,955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft movements than the top two other airports combined. Given its advantageous position on the west coast of Canada, Vancouver International has long
Opposite-colored bishops endgame (4,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more pawns on the board, if one side has weak pawns then it is actually advantageous to the other side to have the bishops on opposite colors. In the 1925
Aboriginal tracker (1,329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The excellent tracking skills of these Aboriginal Australians were advantageous to settlers in finding food and water and locating missing persons, capturing
Battle of Noviodunum (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
against Athanaric at Noviodunum. In September 369, Athanaric accepted an advantageous treaty with Valens, but peace between the Goths and the Romans would
Contract awarding (391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Contract awarding is the method used during a procurement in order to evaluate the proposals (tender offers) taking part and award the relevant contract
Federalist No. 28 (1,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that, he believed that state governments and the people would be in an advantageous position over a federal military when engaging in the natural right to
Walhalla Football Association (191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
months. The position of the ground at the top of a large hill soon became advantageous to Walhalla teams. It is said that, due to the relative difficulty in
Sand wedge (1,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
invented for sand play, its popularity quickly grew. The club can be advantageous in other soft lies—such as thick rough, soggy ground, or mud—and is also
Inflationism (1,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that a substantial level of inflation is harmless, desirable or even advantageous. Similarly, inflationist economists advocate for an inflationist policy
Fine print (2,277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the effect of deceiving the consumer into believing the offer is more advantageous than it really is. This may satisfy a legal technicality which requires
Diel vertical migration (5,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
molluscs (squid), and ray-finned fishes (trout). The phenomenon may be advantageous for a number of reasons, most typically to access food and to avoid predators
Code-division multiple access (4,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sequence, consisting of several chips (0es and 1es). Due to their very advantageous auto- and crosscorrelation characteristics, these spreading sequences
Ming Ancestors Mausoleum (1,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mausoleum complex of the Ming dynasty, constructed at a geomantically advantageous site near the inlet of the Huai River into the west side of Hongze Lake
Purdah (pre-election period) (2,207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
new or controversial government initiatives that could be seen to be advantageous to any candidates or parties in the forthcoming election. Purdah does
Economy of Malta (3,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the euro on 1 January 2008. The strengths of Malta's economy are its advantageous location, being situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea at a
Fonio (2,350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
root system, which can extend down to more than one meter in depth is advantageous in periods of drought, and helps with its adaptation to poor soils. Once
Bishop (chess) (2,783 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
strategic weapon in the form of a long-term threat to trade down to an advantageous endgame. Two bishops on opposite-colored squares and king can force checkmate
Crèche (zoology) (1,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
weather conditions. This form of group living has evolved to become advantageous to the species. Studies have shown that by participating in group living
Viscaria vulgaris (441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
roadside vegetation, and farming methods that preserve open vegetation are advantageous to it. The Latin name Viscaria means "sticky", and refers to the stickiness
Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset (2,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the King. Through his mother's endeavours, he made two materially advantageous marriages to wealthy heiresses, the King's niece Anne Holland and the
Bamse (2,206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
since around 1990. They are now around nine years old, in a narratively advantageous eternal state as third-graders. Both the early Sunday strips and the
Fixed action pattern (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior. Fixed action patterns have been shown to be evolutionarily advantageous, as they increase both fitness and speed. However, as a result of their
San de Fuca, Washington (252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was said in 1890 to have "no possible rival as the most desirable and advantageous point for a general railroad terminus and point of interchange for land
Reflecting telescope (3,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elements to improve image quality or place the image in a mechanically advantageous position. Since reflecting telescopes use mirrors, the design is sometimes
Fixed action pattern (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior. Fixed action patterns have been shown to be evolutionarily advantageous, as they increase both fitness and speed. However, as a result of their
Siemens SF65 (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
displays form factor" called "Philips 760 Twists & Shots". It had various advantageous features, including the swivel phone face that enabled the phone to become
Sonia Rolland (644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attacked in the metro she took kickboxing classes that later proved advantageous as they helped her land the role of Léa in the television series Léa
Reflecting telescope (3,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elements to improve image quality or place the image in a mechanically advantageous position. Since reflecting telescopes use mirrors, the design is sometimes
3D Aerobatics (1,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
situations allows for sudden maneuvers which may place friendly aircraft in advantageous situations. The Russian Su-27 Flanker can, in theory, lock an adversary
Mesembryanthemum (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
predators are likely to damage exposed reproductive organs, closing may be advantageous during times when flowers are unlikely to attract pollinators.[citation
Battle of Arbalo (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in a narrow pass by Cherusci. Using the element of surprise and their advantageous position, the Germans were winning until they decided to retreat for
BOP reagent (226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
esterification of carboxylic acids, or as a catalyst. This reagent is advantageous in peptide coupling to other derived reagents because there are no side
Immortal Game (2,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a significant material deficit can give mate, provided that an advantageous position exists. The continuation's mating position is a model mate,
Incumbent (1,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who currently supplies the needs of a customer and therefore has an advantageous position in relation to maintaining this role or agreeing a new contract
Perpendicular recording (1,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recording on magnetic media, particularly hard disks. It was first proven advantageous in 1976 by Shun-ichi Iwasaki, then professor of the Tohoku University
Treaty between the United States and China for the Relinquishment of Extraterritorial Rights in China (1,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States and United Kingdom mutually decided that it would be advantageous to end extraterritoriality and the unilateral privileges in China that
Demurrage (currency) (1,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on currency holdings. Demurrage is sometimes cited as economically advantageous, usually in the context of complementary currency systems. While demurrage
Liquid crystal thermometer (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
safer than a mercury-in-glass thermometer[citation needed], and may be advantageous in some patients, but do not always give an exact result, except for
Egocentric bias (3,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the result of the psychological need to satisfy one's ego and to be advantageous for memory consolidation. Research[by whom?] has shown [citation needed][weasel words]
Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard (514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but now empty during the Great Depression of the 1930s. This proved an advantageous situation though, which was better than other shipyards on the East Coast
Discrete exterior calculus (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
non-uniform meshes to obtain accurate results. Non-uniform meshes are advantageous because they allow the use of large elements where the process to be
Leftist tree (2,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(constant) amortized time, and O(log n) worst-case. Leftist trees are advantageous because of their ability to merge quickly, compared to binary heaps which
Alco-GE (283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
GP7 road-switcher in 1949 threatened Alco-GE's position in their most advantageous market. GE dissolved the partnership in 1953 to develop and build their
Heterozygote advantage (3,014 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiple effects (pleiotropism), which can simultaneously convey separate advantageous traits and disadvantageous traits upon the same organism. In this instance
Antisialagogue (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antisialagogue effects, and most produce some level of sedation, both being advantageous in surgical procedures. Classic antisialagogues include: atropine, opioids
Thrifty gene hypothesis (3,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which predispose to diabetes (called 'thrifty genes') were historically advantageous, but they became detrimental in the modern world. In his words they were
Heap leaching (2,733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
substantially to the economic viability of the mining process, it is advantageous to include the results of the leaching operation in the economic overall
Chess strategy (3,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
giving up a knight or bishop to win a rook ("winning the exchange") is advantageous and is worth about two pawns. This ignores complications such as the
Moral disengagement (7,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of inhumanities through moral justification, euphemistic labelling, advantageous comparison, displacing or diffusing responsibility, disregarding or misrepresenting
Orb-weaver spider (4,464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
events among araneids when having smaller or slightly larger males is advantageous. Some evidence has shown that extreme dimorphism may be the result of
John H. Gillespie (235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
molecular evolution. In molecular evolution, he emphasized the importance of advantageous mutations and balancing selection. For that reason, Gillespie is well
Off-the-grid (4,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
living allows for buildings and people to be self-sufficient, which is advantageous in isolated locations where normal utilities cannot reach and is attractive
Consuelo Vanderbilt (3,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the 9th Duke of Marlborough has become a well-known example of the advantageous, but loveless, marriages common during the Gilded Age. The Duke obtained
Evolution of sexual reproduction (9,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beneficial mutations in the same individual (i.e. sex aids in the spread of advantageous traits) without the mutations having to have occurred one after another
NE-tag (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and showing strong immunogenicity (computational prediction). This is advantageous to offer stringent specificity to the NE-tagged proteins, which are readily
Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (3,527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who gained many estates in the Welsh Marches and Ireland following his advantageous marriage to the wealthy heiress Joan de Geneville, 2nd Baroness Geneville
Sodium aluminium phosphate (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
than when the dough or batter is mixed at room temperature. SAlPs are advantageous because they impart a neutral flavor. As a food additive, it has the
Peninsula (1,052 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for their use as shelter for humans and Neanderthals. The landform is advantageous because it gives hunting access to both land and sea animals.They can
Somatic marker hypothesis (2,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reinforced by, past experiences help to guide behavior in favor of more advantageous choices, and therefore are adaptive. According to the hypothesis, two
Free-turbine turboshaft (1,621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that these speeds can vary relative to each other. This is particularly advantageous for varying loads, such as turboprop engines. A free-turbine turboshaft
Pethidine (3,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assumptions, as it carries an equal risk of addiction, possesses no advantageous effects on biliary spasm or renal colic compared to other opioids. Due
Notation for differentiation (5,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
usefulness of each notation varies with the context, and it is sometimes advantageous to use more than one notation in a given context. The most common notations
Padanian nationalism (1,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interviewees from Northern Italy considered secession advantageous (vantaggiosa) and 23.2% both advantageous and desirable (auspicabile).[failed verification]
Kelmarsh Hall (307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hall, Hanbury was utilising a fortune which had been bolstered by an advantageous marriage to a niece of Viscount Bateman; he went on to acquire the Shobdon
Ka/Ks ratio (2,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1 are unlikely to occur without at least some of the mutations being advantageous. If beneficial mutations are assumed to make little contribution, then
Bengaluru Monorail (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bengaluru. Capita Symonds stated that Light Rail Transit (LRT) was more advantageous than monorail. The Bangalore Airport Rail Link (BARL) Ltd is the nodal
Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland (154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when it appears to the said Commission that their assistance would be advantageous". The first Commissioners were- Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Gavin
Demister (vapor) (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
high (e.g., high-pressure systems) or where space or weight savings are advantageous. For example, in the process of brine desalination on marine vessels
Salix bonplandiana (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
etc. A core disjunct area occurs in central and southeast Arizona, in advantageous locales, especially associated with higher elevations and water. In Mexico
Operating lease (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a finance lease) results in off balance sheet financing which can be advantageous for companies in terms of gearing and other accounting ratios. The determination
100 episodes (2,633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
television series to enter syndicated reruns. One hundred episodes are advantageous for stripped syndication because it allows for 20 weeks of weekday reruns
Blackjack (6,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the time. The insurance bet is susceptible to advantage play. It is advantageous to make an insurance bet whenever the hole card has more than a one in
Double-clutching (technique) (1,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
vehicle that has a synchronized manual transmission, the technique can be advantageous for smoothly downshifting in order to accelerate and, when done correctly
Salix bonplandiana (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
etc. A core disjunct area occurs in central and southeast Arizona, in advantageous locales, especially associated with higher elevations and water. In Mexico
Christianization of Scandinavia (4,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
willfully adopted by Scandinavian kings who saw the religion as politically advantageous. Although the Scandinavians became nominally Christian, it took considerably
Ambidexterity (5,793 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Therefore, an ambidextrous hitter can bat from whichever side is more advantageous to them in that situation. Pete Rose, the record holder for most hits
Sexual selection in birds (5,517 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As a propagandist, the cock behaves as though he knew that it was as advantageous to impress the males as the females of his species, and a sprightly bearing
Mäxmüd of Kazan (171 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dethroning Dmitry Shemyaka. In 1448, Mäxmüd attacked Moscow to preserve advantageous treaty conditions that were concluded after the battle of Suzdal. In
Battle of Gerontas (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
movement, using advantageous winds. The Greek fleet in the bay had to resort to towing their ships by lifeboats to reach a more advantageous position for
Well services (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for all (or at least multiple) assets operated by a company is seen as advantageous as it allows the pooling of talent, experience and resources for managing
Security dilemma (3,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
essential factors in deciding whether offensive or defensive action is advantageous. He argues that at a strategic level, technical and geographical factors
Maria Carolina of Austria (4,281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
back to Vienna. Like her mother, Maria Carolina arranged politically advantageous marriages for her children. Maria Carolina promoted Naples as a centre
Swingfire (2,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the operator, using a portable sight, placed at a distance in a more advantageous firing position. Swingfire entered operational service in 1969 and underwent
Mountain Valley Airport (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and training. It was established for its close proximity to various advantageous lift effects for soaring where the Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi Mountains
Pierce oscillator (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this circuit and the frequency stability of quartz crystals make it advantageous for many consumer electronics applications. If the circuit consists of
Ibrahim Magu (1,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value, it is because of its impact on society. The prevalent use of "advantageous comparison" as a preferred method of comparison by Twitter users reflects
Volley (association football) (643 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
motion) strikes the ball with his foot before it hits the ground. This is advantageous over a normal strike in that the player does not need to trap the ball
Appeal to advantage (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more significant need. The appeal is specifically most expedient or advantageous to the person in power, but is also presented as forwarding the subordinate's
Archosaur (5,508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ability to breathe more efficiently in hypoxic conditions may have been advantageous to early archosaurs during the suspected drop in oxygen levels at the
Madam Yoko (969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1849–1906) was a leader of the Mende people in Sierra Leone. Combining advantageous lineage, shrewd marriage choices and the power afforded her from the
Fujiwara no Morosuke (1,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
became Emperor Reizei and Emperor En'yū, putting Morosuke's lineage in an advantageous position as the maternal relatives of the Emperor. Morosuke was born
Seobu Bus Terminal station (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on Line 3, Line 7, and the Bundang Line of the Seoul Metro, making it advantageous for travellers to switch between various methods of transportation. ***someone
DIVI Translation (624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dIVI Translation refers to a dual stateless IPv4/IPv6 translation technique. dIVI is an extension of 1:1 stateless IPv4/IPv6 translation (IVI Translation)
Clonal interference (1,081 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
typically leads to the loss of one of them, confirming that the fate of an advantageous mutation can be determined by other mutations present in the same population
Retinal summation (191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
levels, where the signal is summed before reaching the brain—presumably advantageous when the signals reaching individual photoreceptor cells are weak. High
Spotting (dance technique) (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
may be another dancer, in which case the spot may move. Spotting is advantageous for dancers in several ways: it prevents dizziness by providing a fixed
Polygyny in animals (2,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
will father all the offspring. Being the sole male of a harem is highly advantageous for the male because he has a much higher chance of his progeny surviving
Battle of Porrassalmi (380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
valour after the battle, although adding that it was only the enemy's advantageous defensive position that determined the outcome of the battle. "Porrassalmi
Military rank (8,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ranking systems have been known for most of military history to be advantageous for military operations, in particular with regards to logistics, command
Afghan jihadist camp (957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Afghan Civil War, the country was in a disordered state which was advantageous for international terrorists in the 1990s, especially al-Qaeda and various
Rampjaar (2,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their allies, convinced Louis XIV of France to make peace despite his advantageous military position. The resulting Peace of Nijmegen between France and
Rule of law (10,971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
govern than any one of the citizens: upon the same principle, if it is advantageous to place the supreme power in some particular persons, they should be
Woven fabric (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
woven do not stretch as easily as knitted fabrics, which can make them advantageous for many uses. Closely woven fabric is more durable and keeps it shape
Meatmaster (374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of African fat-tailed sheep breeds. The fat-tailed sheep had various advantageous characteristics such as hardiness and suitability for desert life, but
Breadbasket (2,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region is an area which, because of the richness of the soil and/or advantageous climate, produces large quantities of wheat or other grain. Rice bowl
KPP–Fisher equation (921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The wave of advance of advantageous genes in the context of population dynamics to describe the spatial spread of an advantageous allele and explored its
Broomfield Park (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oppressive atmosphere when crowded, which visiting clubs disliked but was advantageous to the home side. Airdrieonians first explored the options for moving
Phototaxis (6,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whole organism moves towards or away from a stimulus of light. This is advantageous for phototrophic organisms as they can orient themselves most efficiently
Deep Blue versus Kasparov, 1997, Game 6 (1,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
game, lost the second game, and drawn games 3, 4, and 5 (after having advantageous positions in all three). The loss marked the first time that a computer
Alberada of Buonalbergo (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guiscard repudiated Alberada on that basis, in order to make a then-more advantageous marriage to Sichelgaita, the sister of Prince Gisulf II of Salerno. This
Jordan, Ontario (941 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jordan Harbour. Jordan is home to many wineries due to its climatically advantageous grape-growing conditions in the Niagara Region, and is one of the premier
Georges de La Trémoille (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dedicated the rest of his career to court life and diplomacy. He made an advantageous marriage to Joan II of Auvergne (1378 –1424), Countess of Auvergne and
Split shift (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
especially common for people such as public transport employees (where it is advantageous to have additional staff working during traditional rush hour times)
Co-therapy (1,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
work. Co-therapy has recently been discussed more thoroughly, and its advantageous aspects have been analysed. Researchers, namely Bowers & Gauron, suggest
Byzantine–Venetian treaty of 1268 (3,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they had previously enjoyed were restored, but on considerably less advantageous terms to Venice than what Palaiologos had been willing to concede in
Natural selection (11,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there will be an inevitable selection of individuals with the most advantageous variations. If the variations are heritable, then differential reproductive
John Freke (MP) (266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
son, Thomas was also an MP. His other surviving son George made a very advantageous marriage to Lady Abigail Digby, daughter of John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol
St. Clair Shores, Michigan (2,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coupled with a receptive and often participative community made it an advantageous haven for rum runners, and the area was actively involved in the rum-running
Rus'–Byzantine Treaty (945) (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
undertaken by Kievan Rus' against Constantinople. Its provisions were less advantageous for the Rus' than those of the previous treaty, associated with the name
James V of Scotland (7,317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diplomatic weight, and saw him secure two politically and financially advantageous French marriages, first to Madeleine of Valois, and then to Mary of Guise
Nymphalis (457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the butterflies are dormant. The camouflage provided by crypsis is advantageous to hibernating butterflies. Potential predators will have difficulties
Power pool (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
task where several large utilities are interconnected. Thus, it is more advantageous to form a power pool with a single agreement that all join. That agreement
N-Nitroso-N-methylurea (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional precursor in the synthesis of diazomethane. It has the potentially advantageous property that the stoichiometric byproducts formed are water, carbon
Electrospray ionization (5,340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ionization' technique, since there is very little fragmentation. This can be advantageous in the sense that the molecular ion (or more accurately a pseudo molecular
Rus'–Byzantine Treaty (945) (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
undertaken by Kievan Rus' against Constantinople. Its provisions were less advantageous for the Rus' than those of the previous treaty, associated with the name
Relative currency strength (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Relative currency strength (RCS) is the purchasing power of a currency when traded against other foreign currencies, or used to trade products. It is also
Salvage diving (2,567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allied with underwater archaeology than the more basic procedures of advantageous cost/benefit expected in commercial and military operations. Clearance
Cadusian campaign of Artaxerxes II (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chiefs that the other had sent envoys to the Persian King and sought an advantageous peace. Neither of the two chiefs wanting to be outmaneuvered by their
Power Trip (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bullying or abuse of rights by someone with authority, power and/or advantageous social status, purely for their own egotistic gratification The Power
Semi-submersible naval vessel (1,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such vessels for clandestine special forces actions. Efforts to embody advantageous surface-ship characteristics into submarines have not been widely adopted
Hydraulic press (691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forming, rubber pad forming, and powder compacting. The hydraulic press is advantageous in manufacturing, it gives the ability to create more intricate shapes
Waist-to-height ratio (3,391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2010 systematic review of published studies concluded that "WHtR may be advantageous because it avoids the need for age-, sex- and ethnic-specific boundary
ACE experiment (319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to have a finite range in water (therefore, in the human body) and an advantageous depth-dose profile compared to that of electrons or X-rays. Following
Cell-free protein synthesis (1,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enables direct access and control of the translation environment which is advantageous for a number of applications including co-translational solubilisation
Awail Al Maqalat (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
indispensable to instruct someone, and that it is known that it is useful and advantageous. Mufid explained the basic beliefs of the Twelver Shia through connecting
Thrust curve (178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
designing spacecraft, particularly multistage spacecraft, since it may be advantageous to separate the engine and its associated fuel tanks and machinery before
Red Queen hypothesis (2,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preserve genes that are currently disadvantageous, but that will become advantageous against the background of a likely future population of parasites. Further
Yellow boxfish (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disadvantage is offset by the boxfish's carapace shape which is much more advantageous for its adapted style of swimming, known as ostraciiform locomotion.
Port of Tanjung Perak (1,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Because of its strategic position and the existence of surrounding advantageous hinterlands, the port constitutes the center of inter island shipping
Best alternative to a negotiated agreement (1,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a negotiated agreement or BATNA (no deal option) refers to the most advantageous alternative course of action a party can take if negotiations fail and
FTPS (1,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
any time by issuing a CDC (clear data channel) command. It may not be advantageous to use data channel encryption when performing transfers under the following
Doujin music (616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at low cost by independent artists. Home-studio software is typically advantageous to doujin music composers, as it is cheaper than studio-mastering live
Vegetative reproduction (2,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that method to reproduce. Vegetative reproduction is not evolutionary advantageous; it does not allow for genetic diversity and could lead plants to accumulate
Union of Kraków and Vilna (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
armed conflicts. Historian Tomas Baranauskas interpreted it as the most advantageous for Lithuania of all Polish–Lithuanian unions. However, almost immediately
Winged keel (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sailboats if they are not prohibited by class rules. They are especially advantageous for heavy yachts with a lot of sail area (as 12-metre class boats), sailing
Chapman Stick (2,590 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rails, very low string action, and very sensitive pickups, this setup is advantageous to the tapping style of play. The rear surface of the instrument is not
Thurmond rule (1,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
invoked by senators from both political parties, usually when politically advantageous to do so. The Thurmond rule "has its origins in June 1968, when Senator
Verse protocol (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Its principles are very general, allowing its use in contexts that are advantageous to collaboration such as gaming and visual presentations. The Swedish
Multilingualism (11,233 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tongue; but many read and write in one language. Being multilingual is advantageous for people wanting to participate in trade, globalization and cultural
Schistocephalus solidus (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breeding strategies have been argued. In short, self-fertilization is advantageous when no mating partners are around, but might lead to inbreeding depression—the
Neofunctionalization (1,280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
copies to take on a new function. In the event that the new function is advantageous, natural selection positively selects for it and the new mutation becomes
Futures contract (6,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fix prices or rates in advance for future transactions. This could be advantageous when (for example) a party expects to receive payment in foreign currency
On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
require the labour of 90 men for the same time. It would therefore be advantageous for her to export wine in exchange for cloth.” Ricardo's theory demonstrates
Battle of Fort Royal (1,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spotted Hood's fleet bearing towards them around 0800, but Grasse held the advantageous weather gauge from an East-North-East wind. At about 0920, Hood was joined
Mechanical connections (244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transfer forces from one steel rebar to another. Mechanical couplers can be advantageous in comparison with conventional methods of lap splicing because of the
List of national stadiums (3,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
throughout the country. The lack of a national stadium can be seen as advantageous as designating a single stadium would limit the fan base capable of realistically
Pelham Road (1,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small Indian villages and camps. This waterfront area was especially advantageous, with many small coves in secure harbors and protected by adjacent islands
Wolff–Kishner reduction (4,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hydrazine with the ketone or aldehyde substrate. Sometimes it is however advantageous to use a pre-formed hydrazone as substrate (see modifications). The rate
Zähringen Castle (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of that new castle, because he considered that location to be more advantageous both from commercial and strategical perspectives. The castle was besieged
Néchin (203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lille Métropole metropolitan area, and from Belgium's tax laws which are advantageous to people with high earnings from stock or capital gains, compared to
Snap election (10,301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the party already in power provided they have been called at an advantageous time. However, snap elections can also backfire on the incumbent resulting
Mannaekhalli (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyderabad-Mumbai Highway (NH-65), Mannaekhelli enjoys a geographically advantageous location, being equidistant to significant regional centers. To the north
Service plan (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consistently fail before the end of the coverage period, which can be advantageous. Service plans are seen mainly in office stores and electronics retailers
Dispersion-shifted fiber (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dispersion, shifting or flattening the overall intramodal dispersion. This is advantageous because it allows a communication system to possess both low dispersion
Helikon vortex separation process (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
requirements for removal of waste heat. There are other ways in which it is advantageous, e.g. In simplicity, lack of precision required, even if more expensive
Rhodococcus (2,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of three large linear plasmids. Rhodococcus is also an experimentally advantageous system owing to a relatively fast growth rate and simple developmental
Torre Attack (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Primary" system, and statistics suggest that it is not particularly advantageous for White. Due to its calm nature and relative lack of theory, however
Vantage point (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vantage point may refer to: A position or place that affords a wide or advantageous perspective: Overlook, a high place where people can gather to view scenery
Peer group (4,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
agent of socialization and social control. Being part of a clique can be advantageous since it may provide a sense of autonomy, a secure social environment
Ned Irish (823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
insisted that home teams keep their own admissions revenue, which was advantageous to teams in major markets such as the Knicks. Irish made more money off
Flumpet (469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attack", taking advantage of the softer sound produced by the flugelhorn, advantageous in smaller and more intimate venues, whilst still being capable of producing
Effects of weather on sport (599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most affected, those played indoors can still be impacted by adverse or advantageous weather conditions. Temperature has a significant impact on the performance
Nicolas François, Count Mollien (640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tax-farmers-general, he was practically chief in that department and made terms advantageous to the national exchequer. Under Calonne he improved the returns from
Abbe–Koenig prism (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prism does not displace the output beam from the input beam, making it advantageous in some instruments. The prism is also less bulky than the double Porro
Zodiac (solitaire) (584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a player can leave a space open for as long as the player finds it advantageous. Meanwhile, the stock is dealt one card at a time, and unplayable cards
House church (4,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the British New Church Movement). Sometimes this meeting style is advantageous because the group is a member of a Christian congregation which is otherwise
Eliza Jumel (1,486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
finalized on the day of his death. Although she was born into poverty, an advantageous marriage to a wealthy merchant made her one of the richest women in New
Autonomous communities of Spain (9,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
devolution has been called asymmetrical which is on the whole seen as advantageous, able to respond to diversity. Despite the Constitution not setting a
Corrigan Park (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
results at the time. Its tight, confined space was regarded as being advantageous to the home side in those matches. Among the major football championship
Demolition waste (667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bedding, or particleboard. Using recycled wood as a bioenergy feedstock is advantageous because it has lower water content, about 20% water, compared to virgin
Isaria fumosorosea (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
blastospores rather than conidia for the development of formulations would be advantageous. The fungus neither grows nor develops at temperatures above 32 °C and
Bogor Botanical Gardens (3,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rains almost daily, even in the dry season. This makes the garden an advantageous location for the cultivation of tropical plants. Founded in 1817 by the
Nicholas Pedley (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James acquired considerable wealth, which Nicholas inherited. He made an advantageous marriage into the Bernard family, and became accepted as one of the landed
Royal Marriage (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
revolves around decisions of whether to discard cards or not. It may be advantageous to retain as many cards of the Queen's suit as possible, as these may
Related party transaction (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may benefit from making one of their companies trade with another at advantageous prices. Related party transactions can be a reason for a Type II agency
Integrated urban water management (1,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including water supply, waste water and storm water subsystems would be advantageous. Simulation of metabolism type flows in urban water system can also be
Pope Alexander VI (10,695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French king. The scope of his foreign policy was to gain the most advantageous terms for his family. Alexander is one of the most controversial of the
Social salience (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environment. Given the limited cognitive capacity of humans, this is advantageous but can lead to biases and misperceptions as in the case of the representativeness
Ceiling (aeronautics) (649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"coffin corner". Flight at the absolute ceiling is also not economically advantageous due to the low indicated airspeed which can be sustained: although the
Ashvini (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
classified as a small constellation, meaning that it is believed to be advantageous to begin works of a precise or delicate nature while the moon is in Ashvini
Sziklai pair (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
common Darlington emitter follower output stages. They are especially advantageous in amplifiers where the intended load does not require the use of parallel
Optimal foraging theory (5,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the optimality model. This theory assumes that the most economically advantageous foraging pattern will be selected for in a species through natural selection
Tiny and miny (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advantage to right); tiny G is better than nothing for right, but far less advantageous. Symmetrically, miny G (analogously denoted ⧿G) is tiny G's negative
Normal curve equivalent (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
06. Normal curve equivalents are on an equal-interval scale. This is advantageous compared to percentile rank scales, which suffer from the problem that
Susan May Williams (366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the orders of Napoléon himself so that his brother could make a more advantageous marriage. Jérôme Napoleon-Patterson, who had graduated from Harvard but
Denzil Onslow of Pyrford (1,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English and British House of Commons between 1679 and 1721. Through advantageous marriages, he obtained a country estate and became prominent in Surrey
Acicular ferrite (577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three-dimensional in shape, have a thin lenticular shape. This microstructure is advantageous over other microstructures for steel because of its chaotic ordering
Articulator (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communicated from the prescribing dentist via a facebow alone. However it is advantageous when a system is utilised jointly in which case the clinician should
Australian Yorkshire (2,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic crossbreeding programs. These programs have developed pigs with advantageous marketable traits, including faster growth rates, leaner carcass content
MK484 (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
radio IC from the 1970s. The MK484 is favored by many hobbyists. It is advantageous in that it performs well with minimal discrete components, and can run
Falcon 9 (12,635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Telstar 19V with 7,075 kg (15,598 lb). The former was launched into an advantageous super-synchronous transfer orbit, while the latter went into a lower-energy
Svikmøllen (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Aschehoug. Its name stems from the Danish term svikmølle, a highly advantageous position in the board game Mill, where an opponent's piece can be eliminated
Tetrasodium tris(bathophenanthroline disulfonate)ruthenium(II) (1,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
crucial step in gene expression profiling. For protein detection, it is advantageous to use fluorescent labels containing chromophores which have longer excitation
Block floating point (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
than single significand being assigned its own exponent. BFP can be advantageous to limit space use in hardware to perform the same functions as floating-point
Height in sports (8,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlton and Pelé 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in). However, height is considered advantageous for forwards who aim to score with their heads. Forwards who are particularly
RMG (program) (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
decreases the cost of processor-to-processor communication, which is advantageous for the use on massively parallel supercomputers. Domain decomposition
Mazarinettes (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wished to establish a dynasty in France and secure his legacy through advantageous marriages, but could have no children of his own as a member of the Catholic
Evolutionary graph theory (704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and suppressors of selection. If the fixation probability of a single advantageous mutation ρ G {\displaystyle \rho _{G}} is higher than the fixation probability
Integrated Electronics Piezo-Electric (548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
signal with a low impedance of typically 100 Ω. A low impedance signal is advantageous because it can be transmitted across long cable lengths without a loss
William Christie (Conservative politician) (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
retired to England in the 1780s having made a sudden fortune and an advantageous marriage to the daughter of Sir Purbeck Langham which brought Glyndebourne
Reid and Sigrist R.S.3 Desford (1,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an experimental aircraft with the pilot in a prone position, seen as advantageous in minimising g-force effects in fighters. Reid and Sigrist in Desford
Spring creek (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the consistent water flows and low temperatures, but also due to the advantageous insect environments they foster. Insects such as mayflies (baetis and
Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos (252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spanish army in Lombardy and Piedmont since December 1555, he achieved an advantageous truce with France in March 1556, concluding the successful campaign started
Treaty of Pipton (252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on 19 June, Llywelyn capitalised on civil war in England to secure advantageous terms from the barons, consolidating his control of the central marches
Vision in fish (7,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where they were less vulnerable to sighted predators, and where it is advantageous to have a convex eye-spot, which gathers more light than a flat or concave
Giulia Farnese (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
When the cardinal was elected Pope, Farnese continued the increasingly advantageous liaison, which enabled her to have her brother Alessandro made a cardinal
Fianchetto (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
long fianchetto. The b-pawn also controls the c4-square, which is often advantageous. If White plays the King's Indian Attack 1.Nf3 2.g3, Black may play a
List of semiconductor materials (2,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
LEDs. Materials transparent to the generated wavelength of light are advantageous, as this allows more efficient extraction of photons from the bulk of
Ogden Point (1,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
southwestern corner of the city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Its advantageous geographic location on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, by the Strait
William Feilding (1669–1723) (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Yeomen of the Guard from 1704 to 1708. In December 1705, he made an advantageous marriage to Lady Diana Howard, widow of Thomas Howard, MP of Ashtead
Nanofabrics (1,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
textiles engineered with small particles that give ordinary materials advantageous properties such as superhydrophobicity (extreme water resistance, also
Start-stop system (4,515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
idling, thereby reducing fuel consumption and emissions. This is most advantageous for vehicles which spend significant amounts of time waiting at traffic
Nanofabrics (1,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
textiles engineered with small particles that give ordinary materials advantageous properties such as superhydrophobicity (extreme water resistance, also
Im Gi-yeong (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
control, he shows a high first-ball strike ratio, which leads to an advantageous fight with the batter. Even if he hits a hit or a home run, he can throw
Demjanov rearrangement (755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and hydrogen cation. Using the Tiffeneau-Demjanov reaction is often advantageous as, while there are rearrangements possible in the products, the reactant
Wheatstraw Suite (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Herb Pedersen to replace Doug on banjo. The loss of Doug proved to be advantageous to the group, as Pedersen also contributed guitar and shared lead vocal
Frederick of Büren (316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick's stature in Swabia and neighbouring Alsace is proved by his advantageous marriage. He married Hildegard of Egisheim [de], a niece of Pope Leo
Albrecht Goetze (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Indo-European and Semitic linguistics placed him into a peculiarly advantageous position to tackle the emerging field of Hittite studies at the end of
Pension (10,471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Occupational pensions are a form of deferred compensation, usually advantageous to employee and employer for tax reasons. Many pensions also contain
Frank Ryan (Irish republican) (4,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
collaborated with Nazi Germany, believing a German invasion of Britain would be advantageous to the Irish nationalist cause. Ryan was born in the townland of Bottomstown
Stripping (chemistry) (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a packed height of not more than 20 feet. Packed columns can also be advantageous for corrosive fluids, high foaming fluids, when fluid velocity is high
Ex post facto law (7,832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
committed, the version of the law that applies is the one that is more advantageous for the accused. This means that ex post facto laws apply in European
Social heuristics (3,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
research. In the view of the field's academics, cooperation is typically advantageous in daily life, and therefore people develop a cooperation heuristic that
Frederickton, Newfoundland and Labrador (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1857 the population had reached 150. The growth in Muddy Hole was its advantageous location for the seal hunt and cod fishery. By the 1950s Frederickton
Ademuz (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first written references are Arabic ones, focusing on its castle, whose advantageous emplacement dominated the Turia river and its natural passage from the
Pax Nicephori (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the first decade of the ninth century. These seem to have been advantageous to the Venetians and to have guaranteed Byzantine sovereignty over them
Self-limiting (biology) (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
population. In some cases, the self-limiting nature of a colony may be advantageous to the continued survival of the colony, such as in the case of parasites
John of Gaunt (7,441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
England, and the father of King Henry IV. Because of Gaunt's royal origin, advantageous marriages, and some generous land grants, he was one of the richest men
Deterministic algorithm (965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been proposed to deal with deadlocks and race conditions. It is advantageous, in some cases, for a program to exhibit nondeterministic behavior. The
Eddie Quinn (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Elmer Ferguson, a Montreal sportswriter, in a relationship that was advantageous to Quinn's wrestling organization. He also promoted events for charity
Insulin oscillation (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resistance, which is common in type 2 diabetes. It would therefore be advantageous to administer insulin to diabetic patients in a manner mimicking the
Timer (1,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
progressed and dropped in price, electronic timers have become more advantageous. Electronic timers are essentially quartz clocks with special electronics
Rain garden (6,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and their surrounding environments in integrated and environmentally advantageous ways. Rain gardens can improve water quality in nearby bodies of water
USS Beaufort (1799) (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
it had oars it had the advantage of being able to be rowed to various advantageous firing positions in becalmed seas. The first U.S. Navy ship to be named
Portage Lakes (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Muskingum River, which flows south to the Ohio River. This proved advantageous for the Indians and early settlers as navigation from Lake Erie to the
Lothair Udo II, Margrave of the Nordmark (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
power base of his family lay around Harsefeld and Stade, but through advantageous marriages, they had control of almost the entire eastern third of the
Early adopter (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
early (and sometimes unique, or at least uniquely early) access to an advantageous new product or technology. In return, the customer may also serve as
Alaskan Klee Kai (577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are thick-boned and can withstand high jumps. Their small size can be advantageous to agility training, allowing them to move with ease and gracefulness
National Letter of Intent (824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
committed player. The restrictive nature of the NLI is designed to be advantageous to both prospective student-athletes and intercollegiate athletics programs
Tailpiece (529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a single fine tuner is a tolerable trade-off. Four fine tuners are advantageous when tuning a set of metal-core strings. Some electric guitar tailpieces
Daifugō (4,564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
round, winners can exchange their one or more unnecessary cards for advantageous ones that losers have. The game is very similar to the Hong Kong climbing
Weitek (772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HP approached them with a deal to use their newer fabs. This proved advantageous for both, and soon HP's fabs were open to anyone. Weitek also worked
Steam brig (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
could use the steam power to move relative to the wind to obtain a more advantageous angle to the wind. In practice, the disadvantages combined rather than
Molecular knot (2,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is not certain that naturally occurring knots are evolutionarily advantageous to nucleic acids or proteins, though knotting is thought to play a role
Rotula aquatica (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vitro rooting, commercial sugar, and tap water, can be economically advantageous. Anonymous (1972). Wealth of India, Raw materials. Vol. 9. New Delhi
Constantinian Excerpts (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was believed to contain useful lessons for rulers, it was considered advantageous to arrange history thematically so that, in the words of Leonora Neville
Margaret Bourchier, Countess of Bath (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English Tudor noblewoman. She is notable for the three high-profile and advantageous marriages she secured during her lifetime, and for her success in arranging
Adverse selection (5,219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
customers, adverse selection can be reduced or even reversed, leading to "advantageous" selection. This occurs when a person is both less likely to engage in
Protein engineering (7,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concentration of the template DNA. Error prone rolling circle amplification is advantageous relative to error prone PCR because of its use of universal random hexamer
Reimer–Tiemann reaction (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
safety of operations, the Reimer–Tiemann reaction is often the most advantageous route chosen in chemical synthesis. Of the reactions mentioned before
Encyclopedic museum (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
support encyclopedic museums. They state that encyclopedic museums are advantageous for society by exposing museum visitors to a wide variety of cultures
Aircraft diesel engine (4,651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the early 2010s. Using diesel engines in aircraft is additionally advantageous from the standpoint of environmental protection as well as the protection
Autogamy (2,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environment that puts the ability to deliver offspring at risk, then it is advantageous for an organism to have autogamy at its disposal. In other organisms
Vocal-Auditory Channel (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
However, Hockett considers this design feature one which is fundamentally advantageous for primates as "it leaves much of the body free for other activities
Agnes of Courtenay (3,202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and insisted that Amalric repudiate her. Agnes contracted two further advantageous marriages, to powerful noblemen Hugh of Ibelin and Reginald of Sidon
Evolutionary approaches to schizophrenia (3,945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hypothesized that schizophrenia represented a genetic polymorphism with both advantageous and disadvantageous characteristics. Moreover, the authors inferred that
Led Zeppelin European Tour 1970 (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
promoter, Claude Nobs. The controversy in Copenhagen was considered advantageous to Led Zeppelin early in their career, as the incident gained them worldwide
Variation (game tree) (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
principal variation refers to the particular variation that is the most advantageous to the current player, assuming each other player will respond with the
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (3,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
barriers and the elimination of preferences, on a reciprocal and mutually advantageous basis." The GATT was first discussed during the United Nations Conference
Clinical data repository (715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
researchers benefit from the data to further innovation. They would also be advantageous since they are digital and real-time. This would be easier to log data
I Want to Go Back to Michigan (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
000 plus a percentage of box office receipts, which was an unusually advantageous contract for a songwriter and amounted to twenty percent of the film's
Sequential hermaphroditism (7,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the mating system can determine whether it is more selectively advantageous to be a male or female when an organism's body is larger. Protogyny is
Led Zeppelin European Tour 1970 (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
promoter, Claude Nobs. The controversy in Copenhagen was considered advantageous to Led Zeppelin early in their career, as the incident gained them worldwide
Scrambling (military) (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the loud ringing of a bell. Every minute lost before takeoff would be advantageous to the enemy, as it could allow a pilot to gain extra height above the
Humen Town (548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the country seeking factory jobs. Furthermore, Humen is geographically advantageous for the factories due to its proximity to two large metropolitan cities
Clinical data repository (715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
researchers benefit from the data to further innovation. They would also be advantageous since they are digital and real-time. This would be easier to log data
Lily seed germination types (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
climates. Hypogeal lilies evolved in harsher habitats where it would be advantageous to store food in a bulb, and later send up leaves in the spring. Asiatic
I Want to Go Back to Michigan (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
000 plus a percentage of box office receipts, which was an unusually advantageous contract for a songwriter and amounted to twenty percent of the film's
Secure key issuing cryptography (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Compared with certificate-based cryptography, ID-based cryptography is advantageous in key management, since key distribution and key revocation are not
Factors Walk (988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the bluff, to the south. Although this difference in elevation was advantageous in terms of defense, it did not provide easy movement between the working
Rome, Georgia (7,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed in the antebellum period as a market and trading city due to its advantageous location on the rivers. It shipped the rich regional cotton commodity
Cohort (statistics) (902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
period, such as birth or graduation). Cohort data can oftentimes be more advantageous to demographers than period data. Because cohort data is honed to a specific
Fort Trempealeau (262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the spring of 1686 the Trempealeau site was abandoned for a more advantageous location along Lake Pepin where Perrot built Fort Saint Antoine. Over
Plant tissue culture (2,330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nonetheless, tissue regeneration via organogenesis has also proved to be advantageous for studying regulatory mechanisms of plant development. The tissue obtained
Diurnality (1,926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
better vision that included trichromatic colour vision became very advantageous, making diurnality and colour vision adaptive traits of simiiformes,
Dipole antenna (12,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
string that is plucked. Using the antenna at around that frequency is advantageous in terms of feedpoint impedance (and thus standing wave ratio), so its
Arm span (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conditions such as Degenerative Disc Disease. An above-average reach is advantageous in sports such as basketball, tennis, boxing, mixed martial arts, volleyball
Versus de scachis (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
players (Sunt quibus has placuit duplici fucare colore) as a simple yet advantageous invention to better calculate the moves, besides giving players the ability
Midget car racing (1,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Offenhauser powered midget car, usually used on oval tracks. Ward used an advantageous power-to-weight ratio and dirt-track cornering abilities to steal the
Promiscuity (5,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thus "evolutionary" fitness. According to them, female promiscuity is advantageous in that it allows females to choose fathers for their children who have
Tupolev ANT-10 (407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was little better than the R-5, while the R-5's wooden structure was advantageous at a time of metal shortages. The type was therefore abandoned later
Auguste de Méritens (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
single continuous hoop. This gave a more even output current, which was advantageous for use with arc lamps. In 1881 he was awarded a French patent for the
List of cycling records (6,816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
special rules and circumstances, such as being motor-paced, on terrain advantageous for speed (such as downhill or low-friction surfaces), or using highly
International relations within the Comecon (1,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parties were accustomed to this arrangement, which was still particularly advantageous to The Soviet Union, as it could expand its energy and raw materials
Padania (2,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interviewees from Northern Italy considered secession advantageous (vantaggiosa) and 23.2% both advantageous and desirable (auspicabile).[failed verification]
Point-to-point construction (1,784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minimised), and used large sockets, all of which made the PCB less obviously advantageous than with later complex semiconductor circuits. Point-to-point construction
2008 California Proposition 93 (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The later, successful, Proposition 28 in 2012 did not apply such an advantageous set of rules to the current legislators; it kept them on the old rules
The Maze of the Beast (997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
does not tolerate offensive behavior towards Jasmine. His presence is advantageous towards the three companions, as he is able to fly ahead and warn the
Meeting engagement (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bypass or fight through light resistance. Freedom to maneuver is always advantageous; however, commanders may choose to establish a hasty defense if the enemy
Laws of technical systems evolution (926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engineers to anticipate improvements that are most likely to make it advantageous. Convergence to ideality is the most important of these laws. There are
Packraft (1,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often they are paddled from a sitting position, although kneeling can be advantageous in some situations. Pioneering use of packrafts is difficult to trace
Copper(I) bromide (441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
than known copper(I) chloride emission. Copper(I) bromide is hence an advantageous emitter in pyrotechnic flames. In the Sandmeyer reaction, CuBr is employed
Evaristo Conrado Engelberg (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maintenance of the machines was also quite simple and inexpensive, which was advantageous, because the main methods of cleaning the coffee still depended on slave
2nd Mountain Brigade (Poland) (466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
battalion, led by major Miłek, withdrew on 5 September to the elevated advantageous positions, but against the orders. Also, against the gist of the orders
Fossorial (1,569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
earth, the use of seismic (percussive) waves on a small scale is more advantageous in these environments. Several different uses are well documented. The
Paintball variations (1,955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Attack/Defend - One team is given an advantageous defensive position, such as a cluster of bunkers, advantageous terrain such as a hilltop, or a pre-built
Operation Spark (1973) (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
mobilisation should proceed apace; the established 48-hour warning had proved advantageous to Israel in previous wars, most notably the Six-Day War. However, a
Fane family (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were Kentish gentry until Sir Thomas Fane (d 1589) made one of the most advantageous marriages of the Tudor period when he made his second wife Mary, daughter
Bockum (125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. With its large parks, its advantageous location and high housing comfort, it is one of the most favoured residential
Gambit (1,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sound gambit is to accept the material and give the material back at an advantageous time. For gambits that are less sound, the accepting player is more likely
Hill–Robertson effect (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population of individuals whose genome has only two genes, a and b. If an advantageous mutant (A) of gene a arises in a given individual, that individual's
La Puisaye (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
against the king, were also glorious to Louis le Gros, the results were advantageous to him - himself and his descendants, it seems the false policy which
Rate of fire (1,558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fire is primarily a mechanical property. A high cyclic firing rate is advantageous for use against targets that are exposed to a machine gun for a limited
Methylorubrum extorquens (1,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ability to use methanol as both a carbon and energy source was show to be advantageous when colonizing Medicago truncatula. H4MPT-dependent formaldehyde oxidation
Siege of Takatenjin (1581) (266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
attacked by Tokugawa forces under Honda Tadakatsu. This siege was quite an advantageous event for Oda Nobunaga, as it weakened his enemies; the battle of Tenmokuzan
Sweetheart deal (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terms" – wording that is "highly favorable to the firm, but not obviously advantageous to the government". They found that such language is more commonly included
Fair value (3,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"most advantageous market". Both the price and costs to do the transaction must be considered in determining which market is the most advantageous market
Ergosterol (1,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ergosterol is thought to have evolved as a nearly ubiquitous, evolutionarily advantageous fungal alternative to cholesterol. This advantage could be linked to
Formatdb (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
format is most often used as input to formatdb, the use of ASN.1 is advantageous for those who are using ASN.1 as the common source for other formats
General-purpose machine gun (1,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provide low level anti-aircraft coverage. A high cyclic rate of fire is advantageous for use against targets typically exposed to fire for a limited time
Equine conformation (14,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thoroughbreds, American Quarter Horses, and some Warmbloods. Horizontal neck is advantageous to every sport, as the neck is flexible and works well for balancing
Sweetheart deal (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terms" – wording that is "highly favorable to the firm, but not obviously advantageous to the government". They found that such language is more commonly included
Siege of Takatenjin (1581) (266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
attacked by Tokugawa forces under Honda Tadakatsu. This siege was quite an advantageous event for Oda Nobunaga, as it weakened his enemies; the battle of Tenmokuzan
Joseph Estrada filmography (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nation's many unschooled and impoverished citizens. This later proved advantageous to his political career. In 1974, he founded the Movie Workers Welfare
Equine conformation (14,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thoroughbreds, American Quarter Horses, and some Warmbloods. Horizontal neck is advantageous to every sport, as the neck is flexible and works well for balancing
Small power (7,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
informality, flexibility, and the autonomy of their diplomats can prove advantageous in negotiations and within institutional settings." Almost all studies
Fair value (3,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"most advantageous market". Both the price and costs to do the transaction must be considered in determining which market is the most advantageous market
Small interfering RNA (6,760 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
liposomes, polymer nanoparticles, and lipid conjugation. This method is advantageous because it can deliver siRNA to most types of cells, has high efficiency
Distribution waterfall (1,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allocated to the LPs, while buckets further away from the source are more advantageous to the GP. This structure is designed to encourage the general partner
Quartz inversion (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
temperature-induced inversions. The inversion of cristobalite at 220 °C can be advantageous to achieve the cristobalite squeeze. This puts the glazes into compression
Dwelling (773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
standpoint, would negate a conviction under this code. For prosecutors, it is advantageous to construe these terms loosely in order to secure as many convictions
Maai (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that although the physical distance between opponents may be mutually advantageous, the mental interval possessed by individuals will determine who will
René II de Lorraine, Marquis d'Elbeuf (2,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Calais in early 1558. Though only the sixth son of the late duke, an advantageous marriage was secured for him with the prominent heiress Louise de Rieux
Caucasia, Antioquia (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
south. It is one of the largest municipalities in the area due to its advantageous location, near the confluence of major tributaries, such as the river
Abstraction (mathematics) (651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between geometry and abstract algebra. In mathematics, abstraction can be advantageous in the following ways: It reveals deep connections between different
Sumo deadlift (509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deadlifts, and toes are pointed slightly outwards. The sumo deadlift may be advantageous to people with exceptional hip mobility, a long torso, or short arms
Phase-change Dual (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
CD-ROM drive and a large capacity (then) auxiliary storage device was advantageous both in terms of cost and installation. DVD-RAM appeared as a successor
No liability (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mining company usually converts to a limited liability company when advantageous. Shares upon which calls had not been paid were forfeit and offered for
Nuclear DNA (1,619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disadvantageous. However, the small proportion of mutations that prove to be advantageous provide the genetic variation upon which natural selection operates to
Hooper Battery (395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ohio River valley. The battery overlooks the Licking River valley in an advantageous position. Initially, Major General Lew Wallace, commanding the defenses
Marinette, Arizona (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
railroad track on a corner of one of the sections, made the investment more advantageous. The two men negotiated to build a water stop on their land, naming it
Lactase persistence (7,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mammals begin life with the ability to digest lactose. This trait is advantageous during the infant stage, because milk serves as the primary source for
Bălți International Airport (6,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
R12. The location of Bălți International Airport runway is the most advantageous compared to airports and airfields in the region (i.e. compared to Chișinău
Touchdown (1,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
play as normal (in an attempt to touch down the ball in a spot more advantageous for kicking). The governing rule at the time read: "A match shall be
Paracanthopoma parva (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
candirus, which fit their drilling needs. Riding on a giant host is advantageous for dispersal, no need to search for hosts to feed, and protection from
Charles H. Wood (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also in conducting experiments with the object of settling on the most advantageous mode of manufacturing an efficient febrifuge. Actual manufacturing operations
Exercise (options) (1,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
expiration. Under certain circumstances (see below) early exercise may be advantageous to the option holder. Bermudan – Bermudan-style options contracts may
Subconscious (1,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
investigating or controlling its supposed knowledge or power is seen as advantageous. In the New Age community, techniques such as autosuggestion and affirmations
Ground fighting (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
headbutts, knees and punches. Although the guard is generally considered an advantageous position in pure grappling, punches can be very effective from the top
Strontium nitrate (307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fireworks and road flares. The oxidizing properties of this salt are advantageous in such applications. Strontium nitrate can aid in eliminating and lessening
Psychoactive drug (7,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rewarding and pleasant (e.g., euphoria or a sense of relaxation) or advantageous in an observable or measurable way (e.g., increased alertness). Substances
In-group favoritism (6,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
facing individuals, and thus leads to certain behavioral traits being advantageous. Thus, if such selective pressures were present in past civilizations
Chess middlegame (1,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considerations are often secondary to pursuing the attack, and it can even be advantageous to lose pawns in front of the enemy king in order to open up lines for
Isometric projection (1,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
larger or smaller as they extend closer to or away from the viewer. While advantageous for architectural drawings where measurements need to be taken directly
Manuel I Komnenos (11,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
position. Although the Byzantines recovered and Manuel concluded an advantageous peace with Sultan Kilij Arslan II, Myriokephalon proved to be the final
Plastic welding (4,951 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to obtain enough data to conduct a statistical analysis. This test is advantageous in that it provides quantitative data on the long-term weld performance;
Clupeidae (936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
efficient nutrient collection. The fusiform body shape of Clupeidae is also advantageous to their trophic ecology. The tapering body form is a highly hydrodynamic
Dagalaifus (magister equitum) (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arranged an end to the Persian hostilities on terms that were far from advantageous to Rome. He appointed Dagalaifus magister equitum (commander of the cavalry)
Nanoelectromechanical relay (1,698 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
makes them switch much slower than solid-state relays, they have many advantageous properties, such as zero current leakage and low power consumption, which
Māʻitaki (249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
power of the Tuʻi Haʻatakalauas, because of the fahu system. It was thus advantageous to both kāinga (families). The first māʻitaki was Kaloafutonga around
Recent human evolution (12,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population in as little as a few centuries whereas those that are less advantageous typically take millennia. Human traits that emerged recently include
Han Bwee Kong (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hing Kong. By 1748 at the latest, Han Bwee Kong had contracted a highly advantageous marriage to the Peranakan daughter of a prominent Chinese leader in Surabaya
Empowerment (4,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Empowerment is an approach to modelling intrinsic motivation where advantageous actions are chosen by agent with just knowledge of the structure of the
Martian lava tube (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
landed payload mass for crewed missions which would be economically advantageous. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lava tubes on Mars. Lava tube –
Lunar Ultraviolet Cosmic Imager (852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the active Universe. Placing a telescope on the surface of the Moon is advantageous because of its absence of atmosphere and ionosphere offers an unobstructed
Interference (baseball) (3,569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
charged with an at-bat. However, if the actual playing result is more advantageous than the penalty, the offense may elect to ignore the infraction (e.g
Castle Hill, California (651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its confluence with the much larger Las Trampas Creek would have been advantageous to the Saklans who inhabited it. A small plaque marks the site which
Biston robustum (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oblivious of their presence. Utilizing the chemicals directly from diet is advantageous as the larva will always be a chemical match to the plant it is actually
Trifluorotoluene (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dichloromethane and trifluorotoluene, respectively. Replacing dichloromethane is advantageous when conditions require higher boiling solvents, since trifluorotoluene
South Korea in the Vietnam War (5,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assistance, such as grants, loans, subsidies, technology transfers, and advantageous economic policies provided by the United States. From September 1964
Suitability analysis (2,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
earthquakes, contamination, or even crime. It can also be used to locate advantageous locations for commercial centers. A suitability model is a model that