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INITIATE. A right which is incomplete. By the birth of a child, the husband becomes tenant by the curtesy initiate, but his estate is not consummate until the death of the wife. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1725.

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A limitation of drug initiator designs is that they require large population databases to generate samples of sufficient size for precise estimates of drug effectiveness.
Since the crowdfunding moderator is receiving a fee for providing an internet link for contributors to make contributions, these click-through nexus provisions may create nexus for the project initiator if the moderator has substantial nexus in a click-through nexus state.
The initiator of the proposed algorithm builds a directed spanning tree of the WFG, whereas the initiator of Chen [8] algorithm does not consider any structural property of the WFG.
Role of the initiator is for the creation and existence of the VE absolutely crucial.
The biggest reason for suspecting that the document is a fraud is its obvious effort to suggest past Iranian experiments related to a neutron initiator. After proposing experiments on detecting pulsed neutrons, the document refers to "locations where such experiments used to be conducted."
Chip manufacturer Intel Corporation has released a software initiator package to drive the development of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) solutions for the Linux operating system.
Low-temperature curable coatings require an initiator that is activated at the curing temperature but stable at storage temperature, (2) which is difficult to achieve using conventional thermal initiators as we have already explained.
We are aware of this limitation and have opted here for the terms "initiator" and "victim" on the understanding that "initiator" may sometimes seem too benign or "victim" too excessive for the circumstances involved.
The initiator, or the person who makes the decision to seek hospital care based on the stroke warning signs, can be either the patient, a family member, a coworker, or any other individual who sought hospital care for the patient.
Thoroughly researched, each Workforce Initiator tracks the most critical data elements, and comes bundled with powerful management and performance reports.
(11.) Trong, MD, Yun, RC, Wen, YC, "The Synthesis of Chiting-Poly(vinyl acetate) Copolymers with a Redox Initiator." J.
Abstract: Low solubility poly carbonyl urea has been successfully synthesized by the reaction of urea with methyl carbamate (MC) under the conditions of potassium carbonate as an initiator. It was characterized by FT-IR, 13C-NMR, and elemental analyser.