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Word: determination

Definition: resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision


Sentences Containing 'determination'

"Muskeget" was struck from the Navy List. Subsequent determination.
After her determination and persistence in the Los Angeles entertainment industry, she qualified to join a performer's union.
Also, Notch signaling is required during left-right asymmetry determination in vertebrates.
Both the appeal and the writ petition were dismissed by the court and PTA’s determination was upheld.
brings lunch for Kiritani every day, which shows her determination to have him love her back the same way she does.
But, however this remonstrance might have staggered or delayed his determination, I do not suppose that it would ultimately have prevented the marriage, had it not been seconded by the assurance that I hesitated not in giving, of your sister's indifference.
C. For experiments on the determination of specific heat, see Laboratory Manual.
Determination of electric density at different points on the surface of these bodies."
Determination of the correct punishment automatically followed.
Finally, the Council concluded by expressing its determination to combat all forms of terrorism.
Grief-stricken though Collins was, he did not give up his determination to dominate the transatlantic trade.
He acknowledged, however, that nothing was more difficult than ""the determination at the bedside, of the causes"".
He also went on to tell Iraqi State TV that he had told "Americans about the determination of the Iraqi forces, the determination of the government, and the willingness to fight for their country," and that reports from Baghdad about civilian deaths had helped antiwar protesters undermine the Bush administration's strategy.
He drew plaudits for his much noticed work-rate and determination during the match.
He should not, however, have participated in making the determination under review.
Her betrothed, Prince Ticátame, expresses his hatred for the Spanish and determination to avenge her father's death.
I have told you my wish, or rather my determination.
In contrast, the determination of the starting pressure in ordinary lasers is independent from the number of radiators.
Into his handsome face, the bitter waters of captivity had worn; but, he covered up their tracks with a determination so strong, that he held the mastery of them even in his sleep.
It is a reference to the celebration of life (a theme so common to the art of Tournois), to determination overcoming obstacles.
It is closely related to the Content determination NLG task.
It is used as a complexometric indicator for titration of calcium ions with EDTA, and for fluorometric determination of calcium.
It is very possible that it had been in my mind a long time, and had gradually engendered my determination.
Lateral inhibition is required for many types of cell fate determination.
Miyazaki's Nausicaä has an impressive set of abilities which include her determination and commitment.
Much of the current research in quantum chemistry is devoted to this determination.
Optimization problem solving in protein structure determination.
The act banned prenatal sex determination.
The attitude determination and control system, ACS, ensures the spacecraft is behaving correctly.
The culprit falters excuses, and professes a determination to do better tomorrow.
The event has to it, in capitalist culture, an over-application (determination) of agitation.
The field is an outgrowth of the field of computer virus research and malware intent determination.
The judge makes this determination based on the offender's age and perceived amenability for rehabilitation.
The people of the State scented mischief and continued the freedom struggle with added determination...
Then-DEA Administrator John Lawn overruled Young's determination.
There must have been several in it, and they must have been men of resource and determination.
There never had been any ideological deviation or wavering determination.
These observations, which consist of the reading of barometer and thermometer, the determination of the velocity and direction of the wind, the determination of the humidity and of the amount of rain or snow, are telegraphed to the chief weather official at Washington.
They are inspectional observations, and do not represent a final Agency determination regarding your compliance.
They seemed to be waiting for something with a dogged determination, and they looked at the Jury, but at nothing else.
This could enable determination of the rotation rate of a planet which is difficult to detect otherwise.
This determination is particularly important in the United States, but may be considered less important in other jurisdictions.
This determination, too, was brief; the lure of London life proved irresistible.
This is a legal determination to be made by a judge and jury, not a scientific determination to be made by a computer or a scientist (Farwell 1994, PBS 2004, Farwell 2012).
This led to his determination of a previously unarticulated limitation of science, which was something of a revelation to him.
Though her manner varied, however, her determination never did.
What is needed most is insane determination to see something through when failure is a more likely result than success.".
With steadfast determination, Ravi manages to get his father’s (VSR) acceptance.
``I will do anything you desire, except relinquish my determination of finding out who this man is.
``Nothing human could have held life in the boy but his determination to tell all his wrong.

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