Irregularity

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Irregularity

In law, a departure from standard procedure. Irregularities are not illegal, but may be (depending on the circumstances) sufficiently grave to render a lawsuit invalid.
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of Percentage Cases Breast Pain 6/17 35.29 Lumpiness 3/7 17.65
Viewing property through the lens of lumpiness matters for at least
Cost adjustments mentioned previously are a function, in particular, of changing input price ratios and the "lumpiness" in the production of capital services.
There's some debate about whether the case applies to letters and/or flats, but others believe any type of front-end premium, such as greeting card packages or pencils included in petitions, would not meet the thickness test and could not be mailed at a discount because of its lumpiness.
Bachmann, Caballero, and Engel note that microeconomic lumpiness matters for macroeconomics.
We see the opposites playing out in front of our eyes through the contrasts between the lumpiness of the clay and the seductive qualities of the coloured and glazed surfaces.
By spotting temperature differences of a few hundred-thousandths of a kelvin, Smoot's instrument revealed the first evidence of those stretched-out quantum irregularities--the seeds of further lumpiness built up by gravitational attraction.
I was fascinated by its smallness--it could fit easily into the palm on one's hand--and by its exaggerated but tenderly carved lumpiness. I drew it from all sides.
In the space between the two heads, the lumpiness of the material evokes the mountains we have seen so often in Cucchi's paintings, an almost fairy-tale world where characters of dual nature wander about in archaized landscapes.
Baumann warns her patients away from permanent skin fillers such as silicone or Artecoll, which she says can be dangerous and may result in lumpiness after several years.
Hudson said there was also some lumpiness in demand driven by "complex customer decision-making."