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  • sustained — sustain sus‧tain [səˈsteɪn] verb [transitive] 1. if a company sustains losses or other difficulties, it has them: • Like other insurance companies, we have sustained heavy losses. • The record industry sustained a sales slump in the first half …   Financial and business terms

  • Sustained release — (SR), extended release (ER, XR, or XL), time release or timed release, controlled release (CR), or continuous release (CR or Contin) pills are tablets or capsules formulated to dissolve slowly and release a drug over time. The advantages of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sustained silent reading — (SSR) is a form of school based recreational reading, or free voluntary reading, where students read silently in a designated time period every day in school. An underlying assumption of SSR is that students learn to read by reading constantly.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sustained — Sustain Sus*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sustained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sustaining}.] [OE. sustenen, susteinen, OF. sustenir, sostenir, F. soutenir (the French prefix is properly fr. L. subtus below, fr. sub under), L. sustinere; pref. sus (see {Sub …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sustained harvest — a harvest volume that can be maintained through time without decline …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sustained ventricular tachycardia — ventricular tachycardia lasting more than 30 seconds leading to shock that can be fatal …   Medical dictionary

  • sustained yield —    The rate at which water can be withdrawn from an aquifer without depleting the supply [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Sustained orderly development —   A condition in which a growing and stable market is identified by orders that are placed on a reliable schedule. The orders increase in magnitude as previous deliveries and engineering and field experience lead to further reductions in costs.… …   Energy terms

  • maximum sustained yield — strictly this is the yield that can be sustained without depletion of the stock. Maximum sustainable yield is then the maximum catch that can be made per unit time under the appropriate fishing rate, and presumably cannot be sustained… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Maximum sustained wind — Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale Category Wind speed Storm surge mph (km/h) (kn) ft (m) Five ≥ 156 (≥ 250) (≥ 136) > 18 (> 5.5) Four 131–155 (210–249) (114–135) 13–18 (4 …   Wikipedia

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