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COMPATIBILITY. In speaking of public offices it is meant by this term to convey the idea that two of them may be held by the same person at the same time. It is the opposite of incompatibility. (q.v.)

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The compatibility effect was computed as the target response time difference between incompatible and compatible trials.
The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Shielding Market is segmented into various categories in the IndustryARC marketing research report by type, by equipment, by application and by geography as follows:
(2011) studied the compatibility of weed, Parthenium hysterophorus (Congress grass) with Pseudomonas fluorescens wherein hot water extract of Parthenium hysterophorus was found to be compatible with P.
[11] studied the inhibition and compatibility of SGD on phospholipase A2 (PLA2) by fluorescent liposome and found that SGD had a greater inhibitory effect than single Glycyrrhiza uralensis and single Paeoniae Alba.
In addition to its exceptional wetting power, excellent low foaming properties and broad pigment compatibility, Genapol ED 3060 has other important advantages: first, it prevents flocculation of organic paint pigments - a problem particularly noticeable with blue, green and purple pigments, as well as carbon black - and so helps to minimize rub-out problems; as a result, it enables higher tinting strength than other products.
The free Gomez Cross-Device Website Compatibility test is available at:
App-DNA, the world leader in application compatibility for enterprises, today announced two initiatives to accelerate Windows 7 and Microsoft App-V implementations with the availability of AppTitude LaunchPadEoAaAo for Microsoft, a quick-start application compatibility discovery program as part of the new App-DNA accredited partner program.
The Challenger[R] C Series track and articulated tractors combine the greatest ISOBUS 11783 compatibility with power and performance as a standard feature.
Omar Oduibat, Information Systems Director at ASEZA, said, AoWhat I like most about Windows 7 is the compatibility with existing devices and software applications, making the migration from a previous version of Windows quick, easy and cost effective.AoZeid Shubailat, Country Manager of Microsoft Jordan, stated, AoWindows 7 was designed to make things easier for users, with application compatibility being one of our main concerns, which allows for faster deployment as was demonstrated in the case of ASEZA.
The test is a graphic illustration of the issue of crash compatibility, something that is being brought to the fore by the rising numbers of SUVs weighing more than 2,000kg, alongside city cars of less than 1,000kg.
The fly-in-the-ointment for these two handsets is compatibility.