foot rule


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footrule

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(Tools) a rigid measure, one foot in length
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Noun1.foot rule - a ruler one foot longfoot rule - a ruler one foot long    
ruler, rule - measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
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To overcome this problem, clinical decision rules for ordering diagnostic radiographs for in-patients with acute foot injuries have been developed and the Ottawa foot rule is one such rule.
Louis, which seems to be an example of the twenty-one foot rule in operation).
Soon this morphed into the "40 foot rule," then the "30 foot rule," and then the "20 foot rule." Many designers even went to the "0 foot rule"; they completely ducted the entire perimeter system and converted UFTs to VAV boxes.
The arbitrary "1000 foot rule" was popularized in the federal Gun Free School Zones Act, What most people don't realize is that 1000 feet is somewhere between two and three city blocks, which makes it almost impossible for anyone not specifically exempted under the ban to legally carry through any city or town in the country.
The Foot rule method of compound optimal grade, is another type of [4, 5] situational compound method.
* The three foot rule: ensure the space heater is at least three feet from anything that can burn (such as bedding, furniture and drapes).
In September 2006, the New York State Liquor Authority announced a moratorium on the issuance of new nightclub, bar and cabaret licenses in Manhattan that are subject to the 500 foot rule.
They also have disciplinary rules in place, which are similar to Miller Technology's plant, except they call it the "four foot rule."
"Do you mean to come here and ask to be an apprentice and do not know this foot rule?"
People with a permit to possess the firearm are exempted from the 1000 foot rule, but only if the permit is issued by the state they are in at the moment.
Yes, cricket was a different ballgame four decades back u the pitches were not covered overnight, there was no restriction on the number of bouncers per over, the front foot rule in no-balls were yet to be applied u not to talk of the poor quality of the equipment.