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design

(Construction plan), noun blueprint, chart, delineation, depiction, descriptio, diagram, draft, drawing, forma, graph, layout, lineamenta, map, model, outline, picture, plan, preliminary drawing, projection, proof, rendering, representation, rough cast, rough copy, rough representation, skeleton, sketch, treatment

design

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, animus, approach, aspiration, bent, consilium, consulto, course of action, desire, destination, determination, direction, end, end in view, expectation, fixed purpose, forethought, goal, hope, inclination, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, plan of attack, predetermination, projected goal, proposed accion, proposed sequence of action, purport, purpose, purrose in view, pursuit, resolve, scheme, set purpose, settled purpose, stratagem, strategy, target, ultimate end, view, way of doing things, will
Associated concepts: common design, formed design, preeeditated design
See also: animus, arrange, arrangement, array, artifice, attempt, basis, blueprint, building, cabal, calculate, campaign, cause, composition, conceive, configuration, conspire, contemplation, content, contrivance, contrive, course, criterion, delineation, device, devise, direction, end, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, function, goal, guidance, intend, intent, intention, invent, machination, maneuver, meaning, mission, mode, model, motif, motive, object, objective, order, organization, pattern, plan, plot, point, premeditation, program, project, proposal, proposition, purpose, purview, reason, ruse, scheme, strategy, structure, suggestion, system, target, treatment, trick, undertaking
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Following this argument, it is no right or wrong to have cross-sectional design or small sample size and others methods mentioned above in foster care studies.
Finally, only a few studies made use of a cross-sectional design to measure the aggressiveness among young martial artists.
Limitations in the cross-sectional designs again include the times chosen to report outcomes of family members or caregivers varied widely based again primarily on convenience and included unusual time points, for example, 40 years postinjury (see Table 1).
Research findings using a cross-sectional design to examine mood-performance relationships in basketball have been unclear.
In the Safer Choices project, several factors favored the selection of a cross-sectional design.
The investigators acknowledge several limitations of the study, particularly its cross-sectional design and the potential impact of recall bias, but also note its high response rate and nationally representative sample.
The investigators acknowledged that the study could not address causality because of its cross-sectional design.
The study was limited by its cross-sectional design and by the lack of data on the duration of bisphosphonate use.
In general, DVS can account for many factors that could affect students growth where SVS has limitations on its cross-sectional design for applications unless strong assumptions has to be made.
Given the limitations of the study, including its cross-sectional design and the possibility that relationship types were misclassified, the analysts acknowledge that "to establish a causal linkage between sexual relationship patterns and STDs, a prospective study designed specifically to gather relationship information up to diagnosis of STD is needed.
Although limited by the cross-sectional design and self-reported data, this study provides important information for clinicians, as "subjective complaints are important when choosing treatment.
884) measured blood lead distributions among schoolchildren living near the Kiteezi landfill in Kampala, using a stratified, cross-sectional design to obtain blood samples, questionnaire data, and soil and dust samples from the homes and schools of 4-to 8-year-old children.