Example sentences for: definition

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  • Subsequent backcrossing and isolation of opposite mating type strains for the some of the mutants allowed definition of an additional complementation group.

  • While exact uniformity isn't expected or perhaps even possible when people are asked to recall a definition, the extreme variability illustrates that we could be talking about very different things in

  • The Times says Hutchinson made some fresh points out of familiar details, and then the paper clearly states them: 1) In response to the White House claim that any help given to Monica Lewinsky in her job search was not a quid pro quo because the help preceded Lewinsky's role in the Paula Jones case, Hutchinson showed how nonetheless the job search assistance effort became markedly more urgent once she did have such a role; 2) To the White House claim that President Clinton could not have been attempting to sway Betty Currie's testimony because his odd conversation with her took place before she was called as a witness, Hutchinson observed that Clinton had just been questioned at length in the Jones deposition about Currie and hence it was clear to him then that she was likely to be called; 3) To the White House claim that President Clinton's denial of a sexual relationship with Lewinsky was literally true because of the odd definition of such relations he was presented with, Hutchinson points out that Lewinsky's denial predates the appearance of that definition and hence should be considered a common sense falsehood that Clinton encouraged.

  • Despite a well-documented lack of specificity, RF continues to be a central part of the definition of RA, primarily because of its favorable sensitivity profile.

  • In a subject where there are no fixed criteria of definition, it is unfair to criticize an attempt at classification: after all, we have been putting up with ambiguous definitions for the eight parts of speech for as long as anyone can remember, yet we find their occasional application convenient.

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