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increment

A portion, as of property or time. Developers build subdivisions in phases or increments, completing one section in order to gauge market demand before starting another section. Lawyers bill in minimum increments of 6, 10, 15, or 30 minutes depending on the particular lawyer and local custom,so a 3-minute phone call might be billed as any of these time increments.
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Each site exhibited statistically significant differences in stiffness, frequency, and decrement across contraction status (ranges of [F.
It is registered as a logarithmic decrement [delta] of fading oscillations which character will be dependent on the mechanical characteristics of the pavement--homogeneity, stiffness, adhesion between the layers, strength and initial stresses.
The effect of frequency on the decrement of oscillations of the specimens is clearly indicated by the frequency dependences of the decrement which for the amplitude of the maximum stresses ([[sigma].
The resulting decrement curves and surrender profits [NPV.
Variation of logarithmic decrement depending on the wood species Logarithmic decremtn [delta] Walnut 0.
Disability similarly denotes a decrement in functioning at one or more of these levels--that is, an impairment, activity limitation or participation restrictions.
The damping ratio was found from the log decrement using Equation [5].
If one is feeling fatigued then it is likely that one is experiencing a vigilance decrement (13).
Two metabolic factors, therefore, appear to modulate the decrement observed in the [beta]-CTx serum concentration as they did with total Dpd in the urine: one is the amplitude of the perturbation in plasma calcium homeostasis, and the other is the osteoclast activity.
31] Three examples of the approximate decrement in Pcrit that can be achieved by different interventions are -6cm [H.
Sixty-four percent] of transplanted animals showed at least a 50% decrement in measured tremor, and some engrafted animals evinced virtually no 'shiver,' the report said.