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A skeptical person will object that the definition of lift as a force acting at a right angle to the airstream is arbitrary.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND HOW AN AIRCRAFT GLIDESBY PETER GARRISON/FLYING MAGSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The 1,000 jobs lost due to arbitrary border restrictions are essential to the 1,000 families that somehow depended on their wages.
BORDER REPORT: THE LINGERING TRAUMA OF FAMILY SEPARATIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I looked at that and I say that seems quite arbitrary to me, because you can get coronavirus any time of the day.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
In March, many initially set an arbitrary reopening date of Labor Day 2020.
I’M A PHYSICIAN AND A CEO. WHY I WON’T BRING MY EMPLOYEES BACK TO THE OFFICE BEFORE LABOR DAY 2021MATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
First, a principle of quantum mechanics called the no-cloning theorem says that it’s impossible to copy an arbitrary quantum state, so qubits can’t be duplicated.
TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE, QUANTUM COMPUTERS MUST REPAIR THEIR ERROR PROBLEMSEMILY CONOVERJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For example, it is easy to generalize a cube or a tetrahedron to an analogous object in arbitrary dimensions, but there are no higher-dimensional analogues of the dodecahedron.
THE TWO FORMS OF MATHEMATICAL BEAUTYROBBERT DIJKGRAAFJUNE 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Friedman also argued that rent control created a “haphazard and arbitrary allocation of space.”
WHY RENT CONTROL DOESN’T WORK (EP. 373 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The great dyke which kept out arbitrary power had been broken.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Wherever there is arbitrary rule, there must be necessity, on the part of the dominant classes, superiority be assumed.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
However arbitrary, there are certain policies that regulate all well organized institutions and corporate bodies.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
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