Double position

(Arith.) the method of solving problems by proceeding with each of two assumed numbers, according to the conditions of the problem, and by comparing the difference of the results with those of the numbers, deducing the correction to be applied to one of them to obtain the true result.

See also: Position

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The company, an enterprise of Pan Gulf Industrial Investment Company, has completed large-scale projects in the Western Region and Kuwait in pipeline intervention services (40-inch class 600 hot tap on high pressure oil; 22-inch + 20-inch double position line stops on heavy fuel oil; 36-inch class 150 and 28-inch class 150 hot taps onto crude and heavy fuel oil pipelines).
The company has completed large scale projects in the Western Region and Kuwait in pipeline intervention services (40-inch #600 hot tap on high pressure oil; 22-inch + 20-inch double position line stops on heavy fuel oil; 36-inch #150; and 28-inch #150 Hot Taps onto crude and heavy fuel oil pipelines).
Concepts such as hybridity, the fallacy of nationalism, the double position, insider/outsider, mother, ex-colonial culture and the new transitional identity states are revitalised through the surveys of Teo D'Haen, Kerstin Oloff or the interview with Lawrence Scott.
For 2012, Elite introduces double position sight-mounting holes.
The Athenian democracy and the principle of the public debate in the agora have given credit to the communication/politics junction, also imposed by the double position of the man: both social animal and symbolic animal, according to Aristotle's vision.
Burns might be the beneficiary of attitudes that privileged the local, but the complications that follow from writing a poetry of the universal man in a specific, localized Scottish setting, or that arise even from simple inscription verses, soon lay bare the tricky double position into which cultural assumptions placed him.
Embedded into both the single and double position portable mats, Powermat Portable 1X and Powermat Portable 2X, is a high capacity battery, which allows users to charge their devices without the need to plug their mats into an outlet.
They frame Chateaubriand's double position (traveler-historian) through the political context of the French Revolution, and show how for Chateaubriand--a pilgrim to the Holy Land--only Christianity can interrupt the process of cultural decadence of which the Revolution is but a symptom.
John will be area director in a double position, being dually employed by IGA and Affiliated Foods.
The latest rumble: With the new year came the appointment of Russell Ferguson to the freshly created double position of deputy director of exhibitions and programs and chief curator.
A few of the projects are the following:* Successfully completed four off 8-inch Class 600 subsea line plugging operations, Offshore Saudi Arabia at a depth of 50 meters;* A 24-inch Class 900 double position line stop project has also been awarded for the repair of a high pressure natural gas pipe in Kurdistan; * 500 UniSeal self sealing pipeline repair clamps of sizes ranging from 2-inch to 48-inch of pressure classes up to 1500 # were supplied to clients in Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Iraq.
Morocco bolstered in 2016 its double position as major receiver of foreign direct investment (FDIs) and top African investor in the continent, said an analysis by the Ecofin Agency.