A4 size paper

The standard size of typing paper adopted by the International Standards Organization. It measures 210 mm wide and 297 mm longl (about 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches). It is […]

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paper sizes

1.American National Standards Institute (ANSI) sizes. Also called North American sheet sizes, they are used mainly in the US, Canada, and some Caribbean countries, and are referred-to by their dimensions: […]

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A1

1.Life insurance: Denotes perfect health of an insurance applicant, and is a measure used in computing insurance premium. 2.Marine insurance: Designation awarded by Lloyd’s Register Of Shipping to a vessel […]

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a priori formula

The probability determined when existing information is logically examined. These types of probabilities are typically used within the counting method of probability calculation. Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/a-priori-formula.html#ixzz4Bv0ydFoe

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a priori

Conclusion or judgment based on deduction, a hypothesis based on conclusions or judgments previously assumed. Latin for, from what comes before. See also a posteriori. Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/a-priori.html#ixzz4Bv0mmgtC

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a posteriori

Conclusion or judgment based on induction. It begins with the observed facts and phenomenon, and infers their underlying causes. Latin for, what comes after. See also a priori. Read more: […]

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à la carte

Hotel or restaurant meal consisting of several differently priced dishes which are cooked usually when ordered from a menu. In comparison, a ‘per head’ (buffet or table d’hôte meal) has […]

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a fortiori analysis

In decision theory, an analysis made to intentionally favor alternative solutions when compared to the solution adjudged as best. The alternatives are deliberately weighted to make them look better. If […]

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leaching

Natural process by which water soluble substances (such as calcium, fertilizers, pesticides) are washed out from soil or wastes. These leached out chemicals (called leachites) cause pollution of surface and […]

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leachate

Water escaping from a landfill site which, if not collected, will contaminate the natural water sources. Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/leachate.html#ixzz4BuxbIOaF

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