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It is also impractical for the product to be sold as an accessory, because it would require retro-fitting of the anchor point to each customer's car.
If portable generation is the best alternative for your facility but purchasing a standby unit is impractical, you might want to arrange a rental agreement with a dependable local vendor.
Current models are about three times slower than conventional hard disks, which makes them impractical for day-to-day work, and they cost many times more than other removable systems.
The practice of digital PCR in microwell plates is impractical because of the thousands of pipetting steps and associated errors.
Unless it is impractical, the statement requires retrospective application of the changes to prior periods' financial statements.
Because it takes a day to screen for rabies, and donated organs must be used as soon after the donor's death as possible, it may be impractical to add rabies to the standard screening procedures.
Constitutional rights: The proposed Chretien law to recognize homosexual unions but to exempt their recognition by religious bodies is surreal and impractical.
3] operates in a vacuum environment, and because the space available for the probe is very limited, it was impractical to use a typical, commercial AFM probe that senses the force by measuring the deflection of a cantilever using an optical-beam, lever arm.
Union Pacific calls the idea impractical and that such a study would be a waste of money.
Yet it is reasonable to expect that all such formats eventually become obsolete, and it is impractical to enforce their use in any case.
Application: Pulps should only be dried if storage, transport, or use of wet pulps is uneconomical or impractical
There are lots of proposals that I am sure would be just impractical, so you have to look at the practicality and the possibility for enforcement of any proposal before anything is endorsed.