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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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In this study, we investigated the clinical and electrophysiological data of 146 Chinese patients with ALS, focusing on features of RNS decrements, in the hope of novel discoveries that would lead to a better understanding about the mechanisms of the disease.
As a result of the intensive plastic deformation, the temperature dependences of the decrement [delta] (T) underwent a number of essential changes:
The early but short-lived progressive amplitude decrement during repetitive finger tapping seen during beta tACS may be therefore explained by the entrainment of beta activity in M1, with or without amplitude amplification through resonance effects.
There are obvious technical performance objectives in this requirement that could be translated into evaluation decrements as illustrated in the 2016 Source Selection Procedures.
They reported that the reliability of each parameter ranged from moderate to high (ICC: 0.43 for tone, 0.62 for decrement, and 0.73 for stiffness) for the biceps brachii muscle in the pathological group.
The main finding of the present study was that men achieved higher total work, utilization of anaerobic reserve (peak and mean power--above MAP), [La] peak and power decrement, concomitantly with lower values of [VO.sub.2pause] (%[VO.sub.2peak]), compared to women during the all out exercise.
For decrement, the method took the opposite direction.
When the Queue continuously starts to drop the packets due to congestion or buffer overflow marking probability is incremented by 1 else when queue is empty or idle this marking probability is decremented.
Furthermore, we previously reported the decrement in the newborn weight using gp91phox-knockout ([gp91phox.sup.-/-]) mice [11].