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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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In addition to the consensus and entity-level insights, Credit Benchmark provides 600+ Aggregates to help customers monitor risk, sentiment, and drivers of change across countries, industries and sectors.
The first ad was for Monroe Shocks (with or without the benchmark: "Experts recommend replacing your shocks at 50,000 miles.").
APRA Chairman Wayne Byres said: APRAs lending benchmarks on investor and interest-only lending were always intended to be temporary.
For Benchmark, this puts the venture firm further out on a long limb.
During the period under review, Alfalah GHP prosperity planning fund - active plan generated a return of 17.05 percent against the benchmark which generated 18.0 percent.
Often the newest smartphone will lead the pack in benchmark results, but performance differences will be minimal between devices running similar hardware.
As noted previously, a benchmark must take into account functionality and an understanding of how a space is intended to be used from an operational perspective.
In particular, the researchers interest is to make the results useful for the floor level managers involved in day-to-day production and operations and for benchmark growth elements in the inputs and outputs of manufacturing SMEs.
In the designed sleeve the circularity of the inner surface, the circularity of the outer benchmark rings, as well as concentricity of the inner (axis [t.sub.1]-[t.sub.1]) and external (axis [t.sub.2]-[t.sub.2]) surface of the sleeve should be maintained.
Benchmark sought CTS's customers in industrial, aerospace and defense, medical and communications.
Thus, the Benchmark Quote Exception implicitly defines the market wide reference price for the evaluation of a trade through as the least aggressive NBBO Ask and NBBO Bid (together the NBBO) over the previous one second of trading.
It seems like an obvious requirement to me that the benchmark hardware and OS should be isolated from other production, development, or test environments.