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Gross

The amount before any subtractions are made. For example, the amount that a person earns from an employer represents his gross income. He then subtracts his tax liability and other deductions to arrive at his net income.
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The time you need to spend in order to achieve a certain gross energy cost is a liability that keeps the net that much lower for any given bout of moderate walking.
2002) defined fecal digestive efficiency as 1 minus the proportion of gross energy lost in feces, and assumed that its value ranged from 0.
Digesta were stored at -20[degrees]C prior to freeze-drying and ground through a small coffee grinder for analyses of starch, gross energy (GE) and crude protein (CP).
Revenue up 15% and Gross Energy Margin before Depreciation at 31%
5% for offshore wind and by focusing on net energy yield rather than the gross energy figure produced at the point of generation, all 3 forms of renewable energy examined that will supply more useful energy than their equivalent oil by 2020.
Gross energy was determined via a bomb calorimeter (Parr Instrument Co.
Gross energy content of the samples was estimated by combusting three replicates per treatment in a ballistic bomb calorimeter using benzoic acid as the standard.
Gross energy available in twigs was calculated with caloric values for protein (24.
They also plan to comply with European directive 2009/28/C, which sets France the target of a 23 % share of renewable energies in its overall gross energy consumption by 2020.
The diets, feces and urine were analyzed for gross energy (GE) using a bomb calorimeter (Parr 1261; Parr Instruments Co.