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Ruling

A judicial or administrative interpretation of a provision of a statute, order, regulation, or ordinance. The judicial determination of matters before the court such as the admissibility of evidence or the granting of a motion, which is an application for an order.

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ruling

n. court decision on a case or any legal question.

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The simulation begins by computing prime mover performance over the range of allowable part-load ratio (PLR) values.
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