nonconventional

nonconventional

(ˌnɒnkənˈvɛnʃənəl)
adj
1. not established by accepted usage or general agreement; non-traditional: a nonconventional lifestyle.
2. (Military) (of weapons, warfare, etc) nuclear or chemical
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For both conventional and nonconventional home-purchase lending, controlling for borrower-related factors in the HMDA data generally reduces the differences among racial and ethnic groups.
In 1996 Prince Talal officially announced the concept of establishing the university as a nonconventional academic institution and as a foundation contributing to steering development in scientific, social and cultural spheres.
It begins with an overview of the different conventional and nonconventional techniques employed in machining advanced materials, covering applications in the automobile, aerospace construction, and semiconductor industries.
The first volume covers amino acids; aquaculture chemicals; bakery processes and chemical leavening agents; beer and brewing; distilled beverage spirits; carbohydrates; carbonated beverages; chocolate and cocoa; citric acid; coffee; colorants for food; dairy substitutes; dietary fiber; eggs; emulsions; fat replacers; fats and fatty oils; ruminant, nonruminant, and pet feeds and feed additives; fermentation; fish and shellfish products; flavor characterization; flavor delivery systems; flavors; food additives; food processing; food safety, chemical contaminants, and toxins; naturally occurring food toxicants; nonconventional foods; fruit juices; fruit preserves and jellies; gelatin; gums; and lecithin.
Because asthma is such a serious (life-threatening) disease, I try to discourage the use of most nonconventional therapies to properly manage it.
They said Iran was anxious to quell Israeli fears about Iran's nonconventional weapons program, and that Tehran wanted Israel to know the weaponry was directed not at the Jewish state but at other regional countries perceived as threats, such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
Magnetization transfer ratio is a nonconventional MRI technique used to investigate abnormalities in brain structures, and increased values indicate potential remyelination and axonal tissue repair.
The objective is to (i) increase power supply capacity to around 6,400 MW by 2020 and reduce the generation cost by adding aggregate base load capacity of around 2,000 MW from three coal-fired plants; (ii) increase the share in grid energy supply from nonconventional renewable energy sources to 20% by 2020; and (iii) reduce the total losses in the network to 10.
But the Department of Energy (DOE) has also pushed for renewable power projects to maintain a balanced mix of conventional and nonconventional power plants and to curb their environmental impact, Petilla said at the sidelines of a renewable energy planning workshop here on Monday.
Although the total number of home-purchase loans has fallen substantially since then, virtually all of the decline has involved conventional lending; the volume of nonconventional home-purchase loans (sometimes referred to as "government backed" loans)--including loans backed by insurance from the FHA or by guarantees from the VA, the Farm Service Agency (FSA), or the Rural Housing Service (RHS)--has increased markedly since the mid-2000s.
Although nonconventional plays enjoy higher probabilities of success (i.
The program is expected to ensure a reliable electricity supply by diversifying the energy matrix with nonconventional renewable sources and by establishing more power sharing arrangements with other nations.