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  • n. Plural form of dislocation.


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  • "Any of the short-term dislocations from this debate we see as more of an opportunity to buy some Treasurys that have cheapened up a lot."

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  • "It will assist member states to understand and implement the protocol and help them to cushion short term dislocations they might experience as result of trade liberalisation."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The dissolution of Yugoslavia, however, has led to severe short-term dislocations in production, employment, and trade ties.

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • An actually better script would have been to show fiscal restraint now on the spending side, return the payroll tax or other large sums of money directly to the people, and then figure out which welfare programs to fund to ameliorate short-term dislocations due to recession.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • It focuses on short-term dislocations and uncontrollable cyclical changes, producing constant disappointment and encouraging inappropriate transactional responses.

    American Chronicle

  • These are, affections of the synovial sacs, those of the joint structures, or of the bones and their articular surfaces, and those forms of solution of continuity known as dislocations or luxations.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Basing their theory on first-principles simulations, Prokofiev, Svistunov and colleagues argue that this bizarre effect is due to a synergy between superfluidity in the cores of imperfections known as dislocations and the known ability of dislocations to "climb," that is, grow under conditions when mass flow is provided to their cores.

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  • But we find that certain imperfections, called dislocations, have a superfluid core and thus can demonstrate super transport.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • It blamed "dislocations" in the mortgage-backed securities and credit markets, and also said that its losses from consumer credit have increased.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • According to the Energy Department, declining auto sales would be accompanied by "dislocations" of auto workers, who would either lose their jobs or be furloughed while companies close down outmoded assembly lines and build new ones.

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