# incertainty

## incertainty

(ɪnˈsɜːtəntɪ)
n, pl -ties
uncertainty
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The rich grew in a moment poor, and the poor as suddenly became rich; so that it seemed a philosopher could nowhere have so well instructed his pupils in the contempt of riches, at least he could nowhere have better inculcated the incertainty of their duration.
In the first place it had been made by a man quite drunk to one who was half drunk; and yet, in spite of the incertainty which the vapor of three or four bottles of Burgundy carries with it to the brain, D'Artagnan, when awaking on the following morning, had all the words of Athos as present to his memory as if they then fell from his mouth--they had been so impressed upon his mind.
(120) This increased incertainty about river operation and flood protection presents a strong argument for negotiating a new treaty to replace the existing one before 2024.
Summary of Standard Uncertainty Components for T u([x.sub.i]) Source [C.sub.i] Value of Type u([T.sub.i]) u([T.sub.l]) Measurement 1 0.058 K B ([T.sub.h], [T.sub.c]) DMM 1 0.058 K B (a/[squar incertainty root of 3] where a = 0.039 [OMEGA]) regression 1 0.0052 K A (degrees of uncertainty freedom = 15) u([T.sub.2]) Calibration of 1 0.005 K B (NIST PRTs Certificate, k = 1) u([T.sub.3]) Miscellaneous 1 0.019 K B Contact 1 0.0017 K B resistance Sampling 1 0.015 K B (Reference (planar) [4]) Axial 1 0.011 K B (Reference variation in [12]) plate [u.sub.c](T) 0.061 K uc ([DELTA]T): Recall from Eq.
Stephen Hester acknowledged that the current market incertainty and fears of a "credit crunch" could not be ignored but pointed to the group's strong financial position and healthy development pipeline.
BUT RECKONING TIME, WHOSE MILLIONED ACCIDENTS REEP IN 'TWIXT VOWS, AND CHANGE DECREES OF KINGS, TAN SACRED BEAUTY, BLUNT THE SHARP'ST INTENTS, DIVERT STRONG MINDS TO THE COURSE OF ALT'RING THINGS: ALAS, WHY, FEARING OF TIME'S TYRANNY, MIGHT I NOT THEN SAY 'NOW I LOVE YOU BEST,' WHEN I WAS CERTAIN O'ER INCERTAINTY, CROWNING THE PRESENT, DOUBTING OF THE REST?
The etymologies in the lexical entries often show expressions of incertainty: "in a way or another belongs to the same cognate family or cluster as" (p.
Admit the incertainty surrounding the science and the public policy controversies.
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