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Such a precariously balanced system always operates on the edge of collapse, yet responds resiliently to external stresses by returning in a characteristic way to its initial "critical" state.
But this focus on his output should be tempered by an awareness of his characteristic ways of working and his larger goals.
Each activity is linked together in characteristic ways called "linkages" Although value activities are the building blocks of competitive advantage, the value chain is not a collection of independent activities but rather a system of interdependent activities.
The piece is a setting of four poems by William Blake, "To Summer," "To Autumn," "To Winter," and "To Spring," which seek to, in her words, "address each of the seasons in colorfully characteristic ways, expressing unique personality traits, and revealing glimpses into the interaction of the seasons with the people of the land."
Crystals scatter X-rays in characteristic ways and produce diffraction patterns from which the structure of the crystal - and here MITF - can be reconstructed.
As the finger slides over a textured surface, the skin vibrates in characteristic ways. These vibrations are detected by a hydrophone inside the bone-like core of the finger.
In the second chapter, "Augustinian Case Studies," Ettenhuber moves from investigating Donne's "philosophy of interpretation" to his own textual practices--the "most characteristic ways in which Donne absorbs, digests, and (re-)presents Augustine's texts" (65).
For example, you can recognize the face, voice, and characteristic ways of behaving of a person you know well.
Together with Wurtz, the education director of the Oskar-Helene Home, he argued that deformed bodies shaped the psychology of the disabled in characteristic ways. He asserted that the physically disabled would become withdrawn, suspicious, and bitter which is why rehabilitation also had to overcome the deficiencies of the "cripples' souls".
Looking at issues facing rural schools, we anticipated the sorts of challenges and opportunities for gifted education arising from four issues affecting rural schools in characteristic ways: (a) declining population, (b) persistent poverty, (c) changing demographics, and (d) ongoing accountability requirements.
A study published in Science Daily (9/12/07) compared body motion for gay and straight men and women and found that gay people of both sexes walked on a treadmill in characteristic ways. Researchers at NYU and Texas A & M used a 3-D motion-capture system like those used in Hollywood to create animated figures from live models, then analyzed the amount of shoulder swagger and hip sway in subjects' gaits.
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