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Serving, designed, or tending to terminate; conclusive.

ter′mi·na′tive·ly adv.
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Adj.1.terminative - coming to an end; "a contract terminative with the end of the war"
closing - final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"
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The population doubling time (PDT) is calculated by the formula PDT = (t - t0) lg2/(lgNt - lgN0), t0 is starting time of culture; t is terminative time of culture; N0 is initial number of cultured cells; Nt is ultimate number of cultured cells.
302-38), especially regarding the terminative, locative, and possible absolute forms, see now Hasselbach 2013.
The first group is represented by Southern Udmurt dialects: in many of them the approximative and the terminative cases have been or are being replaced by PPs ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1998a: 117-118), apparently due to their low frequency.
The conventional terminative condition of the MP algorithm is to determine whether the number of iterations or the energy of the residual signal meets the requirements.
In addition, postverbal particles that follow a direct object argument do not activate high tone spread (6a-c), as shown by right edge low tone of ui 'rope' preceding Terminative lee 'already, finish,' Change of Location o or Applicative li.
Cui, "Establishment of neural network prediction model for terminative temperature based on grey theory in hot metal pretreatment," Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, vol.
(ii) What we also leave out of consideration here are adpositions and case markers that can be called terminative or limitative and that involve the continuation of an activity or motion up to a certain point, as in English until and French jusqu a (Beavers 2008; Beavers et al.
This process is therefore not particularly noteworthy, because among other things it occur regularly in the formation of genitive, instrumental, and terminative. The merging of two independent stems into a new monosyllabic shape is in contrast much more difficult to demonstrate.
Abbreviations 1, 2, 3 first, second, third person ABE abessive ADE adessive ADJ adjective ALL allative CLC clitic COM comitative COND conditional dINF da-infinitive EL elative ESS essive FEM female GEN genetive GER gerund ILL illative IMP imperative IMPS impersonal INE inessive JUSS jussive mINF ma-infinitive NEG negation marker PL plural POSTP postposition PRCL particle PRS present PRTV partitive PST simple past PRTCP presnt participle PTCP past participle Q question marker QUOT quotative SG singular TRM terminative TRNSL translative
These observations were provided under temperature increasing 3 [degrees]C/min, up to the requested temperature 200 [degrees]C, terminative resistor 4 MQ and at frequency alternating voltage 1 kHz.
Wallace remarks: "Much of the difficulty with teleology in nature arises from conceiving all final causality as intentional or cognitive and not sufficiently distinguishing the cognitive from the terminative and the perfective.
Nevertheless, fifthly, it is an otherness "in structure." This makes it sound ontological, and indeed Rahner has already said as much a few lines earlier, where he calls the supernatural existential "an interior ontological constituent of [the human person's] concrete quiddity terminative." (16) So the existential is ontological, but not a substance.