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Describing an average in which some values count for more than others. For example, if an index consisting of 10 stocks is weighted for price, this means that the average price of the stocks will move more when the stocks with higher price move. Most indices use weighted averages so "smaller" values do not affect the index inordinately. This helps correct for the fact that averages tend to be affected by extreme values. One of the most common ways of weighting an average is to weight for market capitalization.
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The high functionality/low equivalent weight RD is used as part of the donor.
The compositional variables utilized for the were: (1) QAS moiety concentration, (2) hydride-to-vinyl ratio for crosslinking, and (3) hydride equivalent weight of the PMHS-PDMS starting polymer.
This study makes use of the weight and volume data from a sub-sample of the households surveyed in the HBS in order to develop a method which allows for the conversion of the published detailed average weekly household expenditure on food to its equivalent weight or volume.
The equivalent weight of NaOH = molecular weight/ n
In general, a higher glass transition temperature is obtained when the main component has a lower epoxide equivalent weight and higher epoxy functionality, because this results in a higher crosslink density [15].
SpaceShipOne flew with only a pilot on each of its three suborbital flights last year, but on two of the flights it carried the equivalent weight of two passengers.
Val Myers, 1931] with a superstructure of equivalent weight, rather than the Portland Stone originally envisaged.
It's sobering to pause inside and suddenly realize that the equivalent weight of 50 full-size pickups is balanced directly above your head, with much of its original support missing.
I realised I had lost the equivalent weight of six babies