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variability

a characteristic of SERVICES, namely that being delivered by people, the standard of their performance is open to variation.
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Though their offerings vary in philosophy, both organizations provide solid, well-developed curriculums.
Binder and catalyst storage requirements vary based on the classification of each material.
The parameters [[beta].sub.2] and [[beta].sub.3], which characterize the direct relationships of Y with X and Y with W, are treated as constant across all instances of the system, whereas the parameters [[gamma].sub.1,city] and [[tau].sub.1,city], which characterize the relationships between Z and X and between Z and W, respectively, are allowed to vary across instances (cities) but are to be regarded as constant within any instance of the system.
What you now have are lists of potential independent variables--things that you can change, or vary, in your experiment.
As indicated in Tables A and B in Appendix III it appears that frequency of contact does not vary significantly by size of a company's assets or sales.
KARLOVY VARY Danny Huston, who recently wrapped a role as Orson Welles in Oliver Parker's "Fade to Black" in Italy, partied with Brit helmer John Ixvin at the Karlovy Vary fest's Variety Critics' Choice: Europe Now!
Since people can vary widely in how they react to a particular medication type or dosage, many doctors consider personalized treatment to be one of medicine's loftiest goals.
4252(b) defines "toll telephone service" as a communication for which "there is a toll charge which varies in amount with the distance and elapsed transmission time of each individual communication...." (Emphasis added.) Reading the language of the statute to require the tax to be imposed on charges that vary by both time and distance, taxpayers have sought refunds of long-distance calls, for which the charge varies only on time, not on distance.
The proportion of cases attributed to vegetables did not vary significantly across years or regions.
Excessive bearing clearance will result in the roll shifting during operation as roll separating forces vary. These conditions will adversely affect the ability to control calendered gauge.