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(Authentic), adjective according to the facts, accurate, actual, as represented, authenticated, certain, correct, creditable, dependable, exact, factual, fidelis, fidus, founded on fact, genuine, honest, legitimate, literal, not false, not faulty, not fictitious, original, precise, pure, real, realistic, reliable, right, rightful, sound, trustworthy, unadulterated, unaffected, uncolored, undisguised, undisputed, undistorted, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfallacious, unfeigned, unfictitious, unimagined, unmistaken, unperjured, unpretended, unspurious, unvarnished, valid, veracious, veridical, verifiable, veritable, verus, well-based, well-grounded
Associated concepts: true bill, true copy, true value, true verdict

true

(Loyal), adjective ardent, assiduous, compliant, complying, conscientious, constant, dedicated, devoted, duteous, dutiful, earnest, faithful, fervent, firm in adherence, firm in allegiance, incorruptible, reliable, resolute, responsible, sincere, stanch, steady, sure, tried, truehearted, trustworthy, trusty, unbetraying, unfailing, unfalse, unperfidious, unswerving, untreacherous, unwavering, zealous
See also: absolute, accurate, actual, authentic, candid, conclusive, convincing, credible, de facto, definite, dependable, devoted, direct, documentary, factual, faithful, genuine, honest, incontestable, incontrovertible, literal, loyal, positive, proper, pure, real, reliable, rightful, serious, solid, sound, staunch, steadfast, sterling, unadulterated, undistorted, unrefutable, unyielding, valid, veridical

BILL, TRUE. A true bill is an indictment approved of by a grand jury. Vide Billa Vera; True Bill.

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In addition, higher in vitro true digestibility reflects higher microbial biomass (MB) (Infascelli et al.
The true digestibility, net protein utilization, concentration of essential amino acids and dietary fiber were significantly improved due to inclusion of flaxseed in the diets.
Study on Endogenous outputs and true digestibility of phosphorus with sorghum and soybean meal in growing pigs by multiple linear regression analysis technique.
Values for in vitro true digestibility (IVTD), in vitro NDF digestibility (IVNDFD), and forage dry matter yield (DMY) in forage samples harvested in 1999 and 2000 from a field experiment involving groups of timothy genotypes that had been selected for high or low values of individual fiber traits.
Crude protein (CP) and in vitro true digestibility (IVTD) of annual ryegrass at four locations during 1997-1998 and 1998-1999.
1] was predicted using in vitro true digestibility, crude protein, and neutral detergent fiber values from equations used to calculate feed intake and animal requirements for a standard dairy cow with 613 kg of body weight producing 36 kg of milk per day at 3.
9 (a) ADF (g/kg DM) 327 (b) 424 (a) NDF (g/kg DM) 659 (b) 673 (a) IVTD (g/kg DM) 679 (a) 601 (b) DM, dry matter; WSC, water soluble carbohydrate; CP, crude protein; ADIN, acid detergent insoluble nitrogen; ADF, acid detergent fiber; NDF, neutral detergent fiber; IVTD, in vitro true digestibility.
Analysis of variance comparing 10 genotypes, under two N rates, for forage DM yield (FDM), forage N accumulation (FNA), forage N concentration (FNC), leaf weight ratio (LWR), root weight ratio (RWR), total biomass DM yield (TBDM), total biomass N accumulation (TBNA), total biomass N concentration (TBNC), neutral detergent fiber (NDF), in vitro true digestibility (IVTD) and in vitro cell wall digestibility (IVCWD).
Means of cell solubles, digestible fiber, indigestible fiber, true digestibility, rate of fiber digestion, and digestion lag time for three amaranth accessions at different harvest dates.
Digestibility of nutrients can be defined as apparent, standardized, or true digestibility (Stein et al.
Means for true digestibility, neutral detergent fiber, and 72-h extent of fiber digestion of leaf blades and leaf sheaths from vegetative swards of six switchgrass populations grown at Ames, IA, and Mead, NE, during 1993.
Digestibility: At 24 and 48 h post inoculation a set of samples were tested for in vitro true digestibility (TD) according to Van Soest and Robertson (1985).