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1(surveyor's mark)cota feminine
- A benchmark is a survey mark made on a monument having a known location and elevation, serving as a reference point for surveying.
- The benchmark is a standard survey ordinance mark, a horizontal line about 500 millimetres long, and with a broad arrow just above it, under a small cliff on the northern face of the island.
2(criterion)referente masculinepunto de referencia masculineparámetro masculine
- The bidders for the women's prison all tendered below what the Government set as the benchmark for minimum standards - so the corporations were asked to up their bids.
- The baseline then serves as a benchmark for comparing the financial implications of alternative plans.
- The New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the agency that is meant to set the benchmark for standards in education, is saying that it is going to provide credits for picking up rubbish.
- The standards provide a benchmark for RN practice and provide support and guidance for nurses in their everyday practice.
- SiD, which works through the Construction Industry Council and is backed by the Health and Safety Executive, aims to provide a benchmark for standards and competence for building designers.
- The price for being flexible has traditionally meant a lower standard of living but Payne is raising the benchmark for what defines prefabricated, mobile housing.
- This compares favorably to benchmarks used in standard market research.
- These tests are hence not a good benchmark for these models.
- The survey therefore is an excellent benchmark for SME's in this area to compare themselves to businesses in the rest of the country.
- Mindful of both the risks and the potential benefits of commercial partnerships, we set out to develop a benchmark for the scientific and ethical standards that staff in our own health authority could apply to any such offers.
- There is no question that this new plant has set new standards in every aspect and will unquestionably become a benchmark for future factories in the future.
- The GMC should use these same standards and thresholds as the benchmark for revalidation and fitness to practise.
- This small, community based theatre company is gaining a reputation for quality and professionalism that is rapidly becoming something of a benchmark for other similar groups around the state.
- She said: ‘This is a very important settlement that will provide a benchmark for all future disputes.’
- Severin's 1976-77 Brendan expedition became his benchmark for exhaustive research and methodical preparation.
- However, the Millennium Volunteers initiative, set up by the Government in 1999, has set a new benchmark for youth volunteering.
- The now-suspect upper limit of 10 g/dL is also a benchmark for the World Health Organization.
- They finished fourth last season and are the benchmark for teams like ourselves.
- Her knowledge and skill were a benchmark for excellence.
- If we accept 2hr 10 min as the benchmark for a male marathoner, it is worthwhile considering that in 1987, just two runners raced inside that time.
3benchmark testComputingprueba patrón feminineprueba de referencia feminine
- Our hard drives and optical drives are different between our new and old tests, but those won't affect 3D graphics performance benchmarks.
- The testing continued with the usual motherboard performance simulations and benchmarks.
- We've used the below noted system configuration for all benchmarks with all video cards.
- Some early benchmarks of initial SAS systems are demonstrating substantial performance improvements for a variety of I / O workloads.
- The CPU and Multimedia benchmarks isolate the CPU, cache and memory subsystem.
- Performance benchmarks aren't yet available for systems based on the long-awaited chip, so we'll have to see about the performance claims.
- I took lots of photos, ran a few benchmarks, took screenshots and got system reports.
- The test systems and the benchmarks used in the tests are slightly different.
- We thus did not have time to run our usual set of exhaustive processor performance benchmarks.
- In the last two months, SAP has released new documentation, bug fixes and performance benchmarks.
- We'll report additional system benchmarks when we receive final hardware from ATI.
- So we suspect the 9600's multitexture performance on these benchmarks will be reduced, even though the 9600 will clock higher.
- This system's benchmarks held true to that, with good scores throughout on all components, but not as high on the 3D components.
- Based upon performance benchmarks, you can make a reasonable estimate of how many users you can support on the existing server before you need to add another one.
- Also, standard benchmarks establish a relative performance value between systems, which is good information.
- One of the major tools used by any site to convey performance is benchmarks (this site included).
- I wanted to run a couple of benchmarks with both systems using 266MHz memory.
- Performance in all benchmarks was an improvement over the previous model.
- The benchmark in Table 2 is designed to evaluate the performance of a server's ability to run Java applications.
- The high benchmark of system requirements really pushes a lower to mid-range PC to its utmost capabilities.