ordered series


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Noun1.ordered series - an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"
criterion, standard, touchstone, measure - a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
index - a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
logarithmic scale - scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers
Mercalli scale - a scale formerly used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII
Mohs scale - a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance
Richter scale - a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations
moment magnitude scale - a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis of the area of the geological fault that ruptured in the quake
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
wage scale, wage schedule - a schedule of wages paid for different jobs
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A method is understood to be predetermined or ordered series.
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In a chronologically ordered series of expository and analytic sketches, Davidson describes how Indonesia's different presidential administrations have navigated the political, economic and civic issues associated with governing the nation's toll roads.
May has always been a symbolic month in TV's circle of life, signaling the introduction of newly ordered series and the cancellation of others.
This article represents the first in an ordered series provided by Dr.
The Imperial House and the nobility ordered series of small-scale sculptures according to the occasion, perhaps a festive banquet, or as gifts.
Finally, even though some networks ordered series from competing studios (like, for example Disney selling to CBS and Fox selling to ABC), and indie company Lionsgate is producing for FOX, most new series are produced by the networks' studios: Disney for ABC, CBS for CBS, NBC-Universal for NBC and Fox for FOX.
Designed with fitted benches and equipped with an ordered series of digital workstations--each incidentally with a screen saver that repeats the watery image--this is a workspace where the water has been magically transformed from a distraction to an ephemeral presence.
I HAVE it from the horse's mouth - the show's co-creator Tony Jordan - that the BBC has already ordered series two.
The Swedish high-tech company Sectra AB said on Thursday (20 October) that the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) had ordered series deliveries of a new-generation encrypting modem from Sectra.
Ordered series four and five of Sex And The City from Amazon last week and they've just come in.
an ordered series of moral norms capable of determining what ought to be done in any conceivable situation; a strong role for the magisterium, which by virtue of its superior insight into natural law enjoys privileged access to knowledge of right and wrong behavior .