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  • n. Plural form of delta.


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  • But pulling the creamy two years out of the milk to exaggerate the range in deltas is dishonest.

    "do you love canada?"

  • But, if you're truly dedicated to the idea of book-writing, here's a very simple list of pluses - the good reasons and enjoyable outcomes of writing, and the "deltas" -- the downside of taking on the writing of a book.

    Rick Foster: Are You Sure You Want to Write a Book?

  • Between 1984 and 2006 the deltas are a little larger (i.e. more +) in the winter months (up to +1.1) but decrease in the summer months (down to +0.3) but remain positive.

    The September 2007 Bear Market in NASA Temperature "Pasts" « Climate Audit

  • Even more interesting than the deltas were a couple of new objects. - The SQL Server blog spot on the web

  • Finally, the internal complexity of potential responses makes it difficult to project output effects on key linking ecosystems such as deltas and estuaries that form the interactive zones between terrestrial, marine, and freshwater systems.

    Introduction to freshwater ecosystems and fisheries in the Arctic

  • (See the problem with this in the "deltas" below.) 5.

    Rick Foster: Are You Sure You Want to Write a Book?

  • I've had the luxury (!?) of learning what I've come to know as the "deltas" between product versions and even product developers/companies.

    SSWUG.ORG Articles

  • The ability to efficiently bulk-load a large number of documents is nice, but it is also necessary to support fetching only "deltas" (recently published or modified documents) since many users will want to keep up-to-date with the latest documents.

    LXer Linux News

  • When updating to a new image version (e.g., when administrators want to distribute a new application or patch), only the elements that have changed ( "deltas") are downloaded, and not the entire Virtual Machine, significantly reducing the required network bandwidth and delivery time.

    TechNet Blogs

  • The Bushmen similarly know the Crocodylus niloticus that hangs out in its mud-lined deltas.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God


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