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Bifurcate

A derogatory slang term meaning to divide one job into two jobs. For example, the director of communications position may be bifurcated into the director of internal communications and the director of external communications. The term is most common when the holder of the previous, unified position is asked to reapply for one or both of the new positions. See also: Breadcrumbing.
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We present the derivation of the model solutions for the convenience of the reader, but it should be noted that these derivations either exactly follow the Reinganum and Wilde analysis (the fixed fee case), are special cases of their solutions (the bifurcated fee), or could be derived in a relatively straightforward way from their analysis (the unitary fee).
If liability is the main issue in a case, the case could be bifurcated at that time in order to accommodate the court's calendar and dispose of the primary issue.
In addition, the bifurcated approach could be criticized as depending on estimates of the employer's expected transaction costs.
Endovascular stent grafts company Endologix (NasdaqGS:ELGX) disclosed on Monday that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the AFX 2 Bifurcated Endograft System for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
Each of these had been transformed into a storefront display containing the artist's vision of one half of America's bifurcated political realm, pairing photographs that leaned rhetorically to the left or right with consumer goods and commercial signage.
1997), clarified that investment banking fees paid in a successful merger transaction could be bifurcated into deductible and non-deductible components based on the nature of the underlying services.
But no such help was necessary in a bifurcated work that was, if anything, too literal.
The basic Opticon head contains an aiming light and an infrared detector and accepts a bifurcated fiber bundle, The aiming light transmits visible light down one branch of the bundle while infrared is transmitted up the other branch to the detector.
With 147 patients achieving four years of follow-up and 55 patients reaching five years, no long-term follow-up bifurcated study patients have experienced aneurysm rupture.
The fundamental indigenous cause, the author argues, was the emergence of a bifurcated bourgeoisie.
The stairs are also expressed externally on the vertical north-east elevation, their positions marked by a series of bifurcated columns.
They say the answer hinges on whether Ultrasaurus has a bifurcated (branched) spine, and a thorough investigation in the coming months should determine this.