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Record 1 2017-03-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Military Administration
OBS

approximate; approx: designations officially approved by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Administration militaire
OBS

approximatif; approx : désignations uniformisées par le ministère de la Défense nationale et les Forces canadiennes.

Spanish

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Record 2 1994-08-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Time-Controlled Automated Systems

French

Domaine(s)
  • Automatismes à programme chronométrique
DEF

S'approcher d'une quantité sans l'atteindre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistemas automatizados cronométricos
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Record 3 1980-01-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Statistical Methods
CONT

... the method of moving averages ... can obtain a curve which will smooth out fluctuations in a time series and thus indicate the general direction of the trend.

OBS

The verb smooth is often used with the preposition out or away. (Cf. WEINT, 1961, p. 2376).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Méthodes statistiques
DEF

Éliminer les fluctuations rapides (d'un phénomène) pour ne retenir que l'évolution moyenne.

CONT

Ajustements graphiques. Il s'agit «à main levée» de raboter au mieux les creux et les bosses (ou encore de lisser la ligne brisée). On tentera donc d'égaliser les écarts positifs et les écarts négatifs par rapport aux points de la courbe ajustée.

Spanish

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