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comparison

noun alikeness, analogical procedure, analogy, association, balance, comparatio, comparative essimate, contrast, correlation, equation, nearness, parallel, rapprochement, relative estimate, relative estimation, resemblance
Associated concepts: comparison of negligence of opposing parties
See also: analogy, collation, correlate, identification, parity, propinquity, proportion, standard
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Hypothesis 1: There will be demographic differences in terms of degree of subjective well-being and academic comparisons.
Although some of the components of School Renaissance were in the two Title I comparison schools, they were not used consistently, and teachers had received little, if any, professional development in the model.
has launched a new edition of their database comparison tool SQL Effects Clarity to provide support for the Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise platform.
The sales comparison approach estimates market value by analyzing sales of similar properties and making logical adjustments for dissimilar characteristics.
These kinds of comparisons are easiest when the study group is made up of NWEA member district students, since the database holds their information.
The quality of life was significantly related to the frequency of upward social comparisons, with those who reported a poorer quality of life reporting more frequent comparisons with those who are "better off.
While the 30x comparisons remain an important way of determining surface roughness for many types of compounds and products, new optical technology enabled objectivity in dispersion measurements.
AlfaAlfa Software has released SQL Server Comparison Tool v.
Key comparisons are interlaboratory comparisons that serve as technical bases for Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) between national metrology institutes (NMIs) [1].
In reading scores, two of the four within-cohort comparisons reveal a widening of the black-white gap as children move through school: between the 1st and 2nd grades, the gap grew one-third of a standard deviation larger, and another one-fifth of a standard deviation larger between grades 3 and 5.
The technology for making such comparisons hasn't changed much since the 1920s, when firearms examiners started using so-called comparison microscopes.
For example, the prices of disk drives are indeed below the prices of tape drives and media, but these are not valid comparisons and do not represent the price of a working subsystem for either disk or tape.