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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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While working out the kinks with DC, the Milestone partners were consulting a lawyer and accountant.
What often is overlooked in discussions about R&D project planning, though, is the importance of defining clear technical milestones. A project's objectives merely define the end of a journey.
'We are delighted to be acknowledged by Milestone in this way,' said Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe.
Milestone's owned and debt-financed fleet of S-92A helicopters accounts for more than thirty percent of all S-92A aircraft in operation globally.
Milestone management is a management exercise, not a leadership exercise.
The milestone was installed by the British when the GPO was constructed in 1876 in Rawalpindi.
HACPL achieved its 100,000-unit production milestone in December 2005, and the 200,000-unit production milestone in July 2012, a mere seven years later.
Incyte has exclusive rights to fund and conduct global development and commercialization of four disclosed antibody candidates, LAG-3, TIM-3, GITR and 0X40, and one undisclosed candidate discovered through the Agenus and Incyte collaboration, for which Agenus is eligible to receive milestone and royalty payments.
The LEGO DUPLO research found dads are likely to spend more time checking their child's progress (averaging 67 minutes per week) than mums (55 minutes), while first-time parents spend longer checking on milestones each week (62 minutes compared to 55 minutes for parents who have more than one child).
GP and parenting expert Dr Ellie Cannon says it can be GP Dr Ellie Cannon overwhelming for parents if their child isn't doing something by the time they're 'meant to be', but she stresses they should try to remember that the milestones are just guidelines.