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principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions accounting principle , accounting standard
pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on alternative pleading , pleading in the alternative
statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables analysis of variance , ANOVA
determine the value of appraise
celestial globe consisting of metal hoops; used by early astronomers to determine the positions of stars armilla , armillary sphere
quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc. assay
determine a value assess
examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease autopsy , necropsy , PM , post-mortem , post-mortem examination , postmortem , postmortem examination
examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction bar exam , bar examination
instrument used to determine atmospheric pressure barometer
lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined) bastardy proceeding , paternity suit
scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity bibliotics
examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease biopsy
gun, to determine caliber of calibrate
thermometer used to determine the temperature of candy syrups during cooking candy thermometer
chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14; believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years carbon-14 dating , carbon dating , radiocarbon dating
careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure case study
inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions character , fiber , fibre
measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents colorimeter , tintometer
hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense) competence hearing
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