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subtraction

noun abstraction, ademption, decrease, decrement, deduction, diminution, exception, lessening, reduction, removal, shortening, shrinkage, subduction, withdrawal
See also: curtailment, decrease, decrement, deduction, diminution, discount, exception, exclusion, removal

SUBTRACTION. The act of withholding or detaining anything unlawfully.

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Focal Person, SMBB Trauma Centre, Syed Aamir Raza Abidi, said Digital Subtraction Angiography Unit has been set up for the patients of cardiovascular and vascular diseases.
At the Ortigas/Makati Meditation Center, professional instructors guide practitioners with the subtraction method and always check their meditation progress in order to help them throw away their thoughts.
Spectral subtraction has been shown to be a useful tool in the separation of spectral absorptions resulting from mixed absorbing species systems, and it was used in this study to suggest the likely carbonyl absorption of the formamide bound to the nanoparticles.
Finally, in medium-sized subtractions, recognition was better after comparison than after subtraction in the less-skilled group, but no differences were found in the highly skilled group; the authors interpreted this as evidence of differences in strategy selection by the groups in these subtractions: retrieval for the HS group, and procedures for the LS group.
Special needs children (aged 8-12) with difficulty in subtraction problems up to 100 with the ones-digit subtrahend being larger than the ones digit in the minuend have benefitted from using dynamic virtual manipulative (Peltenburg, van den-Heuvel-Panhuizen & Doig, 2009).
Given this trade-off, the aim of this work is to perform an analysis between 32-bit FLP and LNS in terms of speed, area, power consumption, power-efficiency and accuracy of addition, subtraction and multiplication [left arrow]operations based on an ASIC implementation.
At the end of each chapter, May includes a series of "Silhouettes in Subtraction," or short vignettes that dovetail with the section's theme and are written by various big-idea personalities.
In two other tasks, participants were asked to solve simple addition and subtraction problems.
This study examines whether the group of children receiving the "experimental subtraction-as-addition" training outperform the "control" group, which received training on a different reasoning strategy involving 8s or 9s, on both practiced and unpracticed subtraction combinations and (2) a group that receiving "unstructured subtraction practice" on at least the unpracticed subtraction items.
Sheer Image Subtraction [1 y 3] between two images is achieved by computing the difference between all pairs of corresponding pixels in the images.