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ait

 (āt)
n. Chiefly British
A small island.

[Middle English eit, from Old English īgeth, diminutive of īg, īeg, island; see island.]
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ait

(eɪt) or

eyot

n
dialect an islet, esp in a river
[Old English ӯgett small island, from ieg island]
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ait

(eɪt)

n. Brit.
a small island, esp. in a river.
[before 900; Middle English eyt, Old English ȳgett, diminutive of ieg, īg island. See island]
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eyot, ait - A small island in a river or lake is an eyot or ait.
See also related terms for lake.
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Although the plain language of the Court's decision in Gaied may have eliminated some of the discord between the DTF and many tax practitioners regarding the definition of a permanent place of abode, the issue was recently reexamined in Mays.
Malaysia ranked 24th and had a DTF of 78.43, while Thailand was 26th (DTF 77.44).
The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the "frontier," which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005.
The DTF shows the distance of each economy to the 'frontier,' which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business
In the same breath, Lopez downplayed the importance of the ranking, noting that the government should focus on improving the DTF score instead.
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Resolving Insolvency DB 2014 RANK 52 DB 2013 RANK *** 59 DB 2014 DTF ** 46.36 DB 2013 DTF ** 44.68 (% POINTS) (% POINTS) CHANGE IN RANK [up arrow] 7 CHANGE IN DTF ** [up arrow] 1.68 (% POINTS) Indicator Macedonia Europe & Central OECD Asia Time (years) 1.8 2.3 1.7 Cost (% of estate) 10 13 9 Outcome (0 as piecemeal 0 0 1 sale and 1 as going concern) Recovery rate (cents 43.8 37.1 70.6 on the dollar) ** The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the "frontier," which represents the highest performance observed on each of the topics including Getting Electricity across all economies included in Doing Business.
where [g.sup.A] is total factor productivity (TFP) growth; [PHI] is the quality of education measured in various ways as discussed below; H is educational attainment among adults aged 25 years and above; DTF is distance to the frontier, which is measured at the start of the sample period in 1970, following the literature (see, e.g., Benhabib and Spiegel 1994); C is a vector of control variables; and e is a stochastic error term.
Frequency resolution of iHz provides maximum flexibility and the wide coverage provides high-resolution distance measurement, so the analyser can conduct more accurate Distance-To-Fault (DTF) measurements.