Entire

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statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected acceptance sampling
chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time Alar , daminozide
entire quantity all
plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year annual
bushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers; in its native region often clothes entire valley sides in a sheet of color Arctotis stoechadifolia , Arctotis venusta , blue-eyed African daisy
any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits banana , banana tree
entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries basin , river basin
perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots black salsify , scorzonera , Scorzonera hispanica , viper's grass
plethysmograph consisting of a chamber surrounding the entire body; used in studies of respiration body plethysmograph
entire structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being) body , organic structure , physical structure
illegal practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt bonded labor
(cosmology) the cooled remnant of the hot big bang that fills the entire universe and can be observed today with an average temperature of about 2.725 kelvin CBR , CMB , CMBR , cosmic background radiation , cosmic microwave background , cosmic microwave background radiation
elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum colonoscope
break involving the entire width of the bone complete fracture
state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed completeness
United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946) Craig Ventner , J. Craig Ventner , Ventner
reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty cyclopaedia , cyclopedia , encyclopaedia , encyclopedia
musical instrument, entire range of a diapason , register
entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves electromagnetic spectrum
seizure (or a type of epilepsy characterized by such seizures) during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body epilepsia major , generalized seizure , grand mal
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