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Word: stringent

Definition: (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions

Sentences Containing 'stringent'

30 RCRA rules that cover small-quantity generators (those that generate more than 100 kilograms but less than 1,000 kilograms of hazardous waste per month) are less stringent than those for large-quantity generators (generating more than 1,000 kilograms per month), and it is unclear whether cruise ships are classified as large or small generators of hazardous waste.
A more stringent review process includes a full peer review.
After becoming chair of the NLRB, Farmer laid out a plan for the board to take a more stringent line on the anti-communist oath issue.
Also for the first time some masters were also excluded, as any player who was not a junior required a rating of 2250 or more or the FIDE International Master or Grandmaster title to qualify. Despite the more stringent entrance requirements the field grew again to 53, with an average rating of 2310.
As a judge, Song Ci knew that investigations and autopsies needed to be performed under careful scrutiny and stringent protocol to protect the innocent from being unjustly accused.
As Pontiac V8s were completely banned from the State of California beginning in 1977 due to the inability to meet the state's more stringent emission control standards, Catalinas (and Bonnevilles) sold in California were equipped with engines from other GM divisions through 1981.
Authoritarian leaders uphold stringent control over their followers by directly regulating rules, methodologies, and actions.
Because the majority of the Design Line phone housings were not made by Western Electric, which remained responsible for the phone's internal components, Bell's standards were less stringent for exterior housings than for the phone's internals.
Behringer had believed that since the units had passed stringent European CE standards, they would also comply with FCC verification requirements.
Despite stringent security, the trailer was subsequently leaked on the Internet.
Due to less-stringent orbital laws they were able to clone their remaining family from these two.
During the stringent response, (p)ppGpp accumulation affects the resource-consuming cell processes replication, transcription, and translation.
Entrance requirements were made more stringent and Currell's efforts were rewarded when the University became the first state-supported college or university in South Carolina to earn accreditation by the Southern Association in 1917.
Following the accident, the Aeronautics Branch of the US Department of Commerce placed stringent restrictions on the use of wooden wings on passenger airliners.
Following the sinkings of the "Erika" (1999) and "Prestige" (2002), the European Union passed its own stringent anti-pollution packages (known as Erika I, II, and III), which require all tankers entering its waters to be double-hulled by 2010.
For much of rugby's history, a mark could be made anywhere on the field, but under more stringent conditions: the marking player had to have both feet on the ground at the time of calling "Mark!", the defending side were allowed to advance as far as the mark in defending against the subsequent kick, and the kick itself had to propel the ball at least as far forward as the mark (in conjunction with the second stipulation, this effectively prevented the marking side from keeping possession with a tap-kick).
Furthermore, more stringent naval restrictions were being discussed.
He didn't want to use a very stringent design process, he wanted the unexpected phenomenon to occur – and use that."
Heavy rains and wind made further advance impossible, but despite rain on the next day, Zhai Yong urged Choe and the Koreans to push on regardless, explaining that the regulations for prompt arrival times in China's courier system were very stringent.
In 1581 he was holding, with his wardenship, the prebend of Henstridge in Wells Cathedral, and in 1589 the third prebend in Canterbury Cathedral. Hovenden entered on his duties as Warden of All Souls while the college was striving to preserve its Catholic ‘monuments of superstition’ in the chapel from demolition, but in December 1573 the orders of the commissioners in the matter were too stringent to be any longer disobeyed.
In 2010,the school was awarded with the Sekolah Berprestasi Tinggi or High Performance School title, a title awarded to the 20 schools in Malaysia that have met stringent criteria including academic achievement, strength of alumni, international recognition, network and linkages.
In 2011,the school was awarded with the Sekolah Berprestasi Tinggi or High Performance School title, a title awarded to schools in Malaysia that have met stringent criteria including academic achievement, strength of alumni, international recognition, network and linkages.
In other areas, regulations apply, but critics argue that they are not stringent enough to address the problem — for example, with respect to standards for sewage discharges.
In other bacteria the stringent response is mediated by a variety of RelA/SpoT Homologue (RSH) proteins, with some having only synthetic, or hydrolytic or both (Rel) activities.
It is also used for animal research into stimulant drugs as an alternative to cocaine which produces similar effects, but avoids the stringent licensing requirements for the use of cocaine itself.
Measurements of the small-scale B-mode signal can place stringent constraints on the growth of structure between the time the CMB was emitted and today, and, in doing so, constrain cosmological parameters that influence structure growth, including the sum of the neutrino masses.
Moreover, 48 planet candidates were found in the habitable zones of surveyed stars, marking a decrease from the February figure; this was due to the more stringent criteria in use in the December data.
Nevertheless, EU companies have significant problems accessing and operating in the South Korean market due to stringent standards and testing requirements for products and services often creating barriers to trade.
No case could be proven under Hadd(singular of hudood ) due to the above stringent stipulation.
On November 9, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted its own oath of secrecy, one more stringent than the oaths of secrecy it would require of others in sensitive employment: On June 12, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the first secrecy agreement for employees of the new government.
Parent company Esselte AB was forced to institute a stringent cost-cutting plan that included large bouts of lay-offs in 1990 and 1991, in order to make up for the deteriorating market conditions in the United States, as well as in some European markets.
Since the early 1980s sex and sexuality have become prominent themes of public debate in China, after three decades during which discourses on sexuality were subject to stringent ideological controls.
Steam escapes and boiler explosions (typically BLEVEs) can and have caused great loss of life in the past. While variations in standards may exist in different countries, stringent legal, testing, training, care with manufacture, operation and certification is applied to ensure safety.
The concept of a clear and present danger is a more stringent standard compared to the concept of a real risk.
The court held, accordingly, that a correctional supervision order, coupled with stringent conditions, would be fair and just.
The stringent response is signaled by the alarmone (p)ppGpp, and modulates transcription of up to 1/3 of all genes in the cell.
The stringent response, also called stringent control, is a stress response of bacteria and plant chloroplasts in reaction to amino-acid starvation, fatty acid limitation, iron limitation, heat shock and other stress conditions.
The study concludes that sites with more stringent polices "do not have greater security concerns, they are simply better insulated from the consequences from poor usability."
The University's regulations for this degree were so stringent that Dwyer's award was the first D Sc in Chemistry awarded for nearly 20 years.
These criticisms and fallbacks have led the government to implement more stringent controls over the operations of the Reform as well as to diversify the way it provides services to beneficiaries.
These penalties are sufficiently stringent and commensurate with those prescribed for other serious crimes, such as rape.
These quaint modes of transport also employ the pre-negotiated fare system In 1999, the environmentally unsound "bread cars" (Minivans) ("mianbao che", a.k.a. "miandi") were decommissioned in a stringent manner.
This may not be essential for a small country where requirements are less stringent, but it suggests the need to carefully consider the roles of national and foreign providers and the relative advantages of proprietary and open-source technology in designing a national biometric system.
This was the result of the introduction of more stringent emission standards in Australia.
This will require stringent line and occasional inbreeding.
U.S. enactment of more stringent record keeping of candidates seeking commercial motor carrier endorsements for their CDL may come from statistics showing a significant percentage of PTDI certified drivers are being educated by rehabilitative services for convicted felon's prison release programs.
While open to fraud early in the war, once tightened regulations and stringent inspections were enforced, the contract system yielded an estimated 650,000 horses for Union armies during the war exclusive of an additional 75,000 confiscated in Confederate territory.
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