Sentences with word «yardstick»
A yardstick is a straightedge used to physically measure lengths of up to one yard (3.0 feet or 0.9144 meters long) high. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
It's the yardstick
we should always use when considering a person's interest.
It doesn't matter if I like or dislike them, the Bible is the yardstick
Suitability, affordability, durability, attractiveness, and so on are the measuring yardsticks
As if he's some sort of yardstick
to which others should go by.
Pellett & Young summarized this issue well, «The concept of a single pattern of amino acids that may be used as a yardstick
in comparing the nutritive value of food and diets is subject to the same limitations and qualifications as is the concept of «protein quality.»
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Alfred Jensen and Brice Marden were my 2nd, but in my minority opinion (and it is just that, no one else will agree) neither of the latter two painters can hold a candle to Thomas Nozkowski, if one doesn't use money as the yardstick
of quality, which it absolutely is not.
GT3 RS wont be out of place either as something cheaper and naturally aspirated as a yardstick
An interesting yardstick
will be the length of the message.
The leadership of the South-South zone of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has defended appointments so far made by President Muhammadu Buhari, contending that political appointments are not the yardstick
This would also work great with vintage yardsticks
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As Bonior says, «You can choose to use others» experiences as a yardstick
, or you can believe your standards are valid in and of themselves.»
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The stain on the yardsticks
is still tacky days later.
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Existing Policies: Your existing commercial insurance policies provide a crucial yardstick
for measuring the level-headedness of new insurance quotes for small businesses.
The completely redesigned 2016 Honda Civic becomes the yardstick
against which all compact cars will be measured.
The door side pockets aren't huge, however, and the bottle holders won't take a bottle of wine (a bit of a yardstick
, in our books!).
Moreover the Holy Spirit's guidance exercised through the Magisterium and the presence within the Church of Scripture and Tradition means that the Church can avail itself of both well defined yardsticks
and an authority competent to judge this process of development.
Americans hold disparate goals for high schools, conflicting priorities for strengthening them, and dissimilar yardsticks
for tracking progress.
We calibrate these so that investors can use this same yardstick
they use in buying stocks or bonds.
Layer a paint roller extension pole and two yardsticks
to create a «skeleton» for your ghost (Image 1).
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The Rules are the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent World Health Assembly resolutions (the Code), which are the yardstick
to measure compliance by all companies in all countries.
The Gospel of John gives us two yardsticks
to gauge our spirituality — growing love for God and growing love for the people in our lives.
Rather than relying on the infamous «moderate-to-heavy usage» yardstick
, we're getting technical.
It's crucial to avoid comparison, and set your own yardstick
While I realize this short amount of time might not be the best yardstick
to measure P2P investing success, I'm convinced enough to divert a few bucks each week to my Lending Club account.
Be proud of what you accomplished, whatever that was, and don't let anyone else's breastfeeding yardstick
make you feel like you fell short.
Hence, a flat yield curve can be seen as a yardstick
of ineffective policy normalization focusing on the «wrong part of the term structure.»
«I think you're getting a little fixated by vote shares at general elections and using these as the definitive yardstick
of the health or otherwise of a particular political party.»
Many developing countries have proposed other yardsticks
, such as peaking at some distant date, or controlling emissions as a percentage of GDP.
With their ascendance and growing impact in European club football — which, fairly or unfairly, remains the yardstick
for picking the best on the planet — it was taken as a given at the time.
Obviously these only apply to the US, but they are still encouraging yardsticks
for when things will be finished and ready to be quickly released in Europe no excuses this time.
Fowler will be hard-pressed to maintain, never mind build on, the Larry legacy — especially for the next handful of quarters, a critical yardstick
by which the market will measure the new CEO.
As the JPS board evaluates him, Gray's ability to do more with less is the most reasonable yardstick
the district can use.
Many circumstances and yardsticks
It takes a bigger yardstick
to measure success in a real estate transaction that one that measures, «Did it sell?»
A Compass with FDII is «Trail Rated» — a yardstick
that Jeep invented for itself — but even so, the company cautions that the Compass is suitable only for «moderate» off-roading.
«That said, the amount of traffic going to other services should not be the main yardstick
of success for Google because the goal of a search engine is to deliver relevant results to users as quickly as possible.
Whether it's college football rankings, New York Times Bestseller lists, Top Lawyerist Posts of 2011 or the Fortune 500, we simply HAVE to know how something stacks up relative to its competition according to some arbitrary yardstick
Let the President bring out the corrupt elements in his party and use the same yardstick
he's been using for other people on his party's members.»
BigTime instead used «economic value» as a more neutral yardstick
to review the 12 million data points it examined.
01, Ed.D.» 07, a lecturer at the Ed School and director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Program, writes in his forthcoming book, The End of Average, from the moment we're born to the moment we die, we are measured against a mythical yardstick
— the average human — and it's hurting everyone.
Radio astronomers have taken a look at one of the Milky Way's hottest star-forming regions using a new and better yardstick
Human rights are internationally agreed standards to which Australia has subscribed, and provide a yardstick
against which to assess the particular issue/law/action being considered, free from perceptions of economic or self interest.
Here we're close to traditional media work again, and the yardsticks
shouldn't sound too alien to anyone who's spent time in a press shop.
Truth and genuine facts should be the yardsticks
used to chose what «content to trust».
The Surface was always supposed to act as a yardstick
and kick start the ecosystem, and here we are.
What has been missing in the science of smell, they argue, is a meaningful way to measure it — an olfactory yardstick
Yet what is more, since the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the ne bis in idem principle has become a yardstick
of the systemic impact of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (CFREU) on secondary EU law.
With a built-in yardstick
it was so handy and high for working at when the weather was decent.
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By that yardstick
, he is completely accurate.
The Court of Appeal has abandoned the pretence of a yardstick
of equality and heralded in a principle of equal sharing of all assets in the absence of good reason to do so.
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