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possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done ability , power
mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of air
breach of contract committed prior to the time of required performance anticipatory breach , constructive breach
severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease autoimmune diabetes , growth-onset diabetes , IDDM , insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus , juvenile-onset diabetes , juvenile diabetes , ketoacidosis-prone diabetes , ketosis-prone diabetes , type I diabetes
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories B.Th.U. , British thermal unit , BTU
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292) Bacon , Roger Bacon
diet that contains adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity balanced diet
amount of energy required to maintain the body of an individual in a resting state basal metabolism
rule of evidence requiring that to prove the content of a writing or recording or photograph the original is required best evidence rule
particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet bill of Particulars
energy required to separate particles from a molecule or atom or nucleus; equals the mass defect binding energy , separation energy
certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal bond , bond certificate
minimal IQ required for someone to function normally and independently in the world (without some form of institutional assistance) borderline intelligence
breach of a legal duty; failure to do something that is required in a contract breach of contract
unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure calorie , gram calorie , small calorie
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food Calorie , kilocalorie , kilogram calorie , large calorie , nutritionist's calorie
light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required cartridge , magazine
specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee chore , job , task
labor union, business where employees are required to be in closed shop , union shop
(cosmology) a universe in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang and to cause the universe to collapse again; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amou closed universe
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