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Count

On a point & figure chart, an estimation of future price movements. Point & figure charts seek to identify support and resistance levels. Counts are estimates on the likelihood that a security will break through one or the other and result in a large profit or loss.
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Piraha counting words consist of one, two, and many, with the word for one sometimes meaning "small," Gordon reported in the Oct.
Counting is just such a complex activity that has often been used to support the resource theory.
For major elements (where the peak intensity is much greater than background), the choice of x-ray line and of spectrometer crystal (where different choices are available) is governed simply by the criterion of maximum intensity (and hence minimum counting time for given statistical uncertainty).
The best the justices in the majority can offer is this, in Scalia's concurrence to the initial stay of the recounts: "The counting of votes that are of questionable legality does in my view threaten irreparable harm to petitioner, and to the country, by casting a cloud upon what he claims to be the legitimacy of his election." Earth to Scalia: If improperly conducted recounts risk generating such a cloud, a court-mandated halt of the recounts is not exactly clear-skied if legitimacy is your concern.
The FAQs and guidelines are regarding the general dos and don'ts of the counting process.
A PARADISE OF INFINITIES At first glance, it might seem obvious that the real numbers form a bigger infinity than the counting numbers do.
Adding to the difficulty is the idea that the uncertainties may change for different types of samples, the standards used, the counting statistics, and the correction factors used to finally determine the concentrations.
Election officials have known for years that punch-card systems that produce chads are particularly prone to problems; that when chads are left hanging, the counting machines force them back into their holes and read what should be a vote as a nonvote.
Milton Bradley had been using balance-beam scales for years until they decided last year to abandon them in favor of 37 new electronic counting scales from Setra Systems Inc.
The researchers tested kids by showing them videos of either correct sequential counting of six fish, or of two fish alternately being counted up to six.
Lyon argues that both groups were counting how many eggs they perceived as their own and that the accepting birds were fooled by the counterfeits.