be spurious


be spurious
index bear false witness

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Spurious trip level — (STL) is defined as a discrete level for specifying the spurious trip requirements of safety functions to be allocated to safety systems. An STL of 1 means that this safety function has the highest level of spurious trips. The higher the STL… …   Wikipedia

  • Spurious — can refer to:tatistics* Spurious correlation or spurious relationshipRadio engineering* Spurious emissionCryptography* Spurious keyLiterature* Spurious quotationComputing* Spurious interrupt * Spurious wakeup …   Wikipedia

  • Spurious — Spu ri*ous (sp[=u] r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spurius.] 1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. Her spurious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spurious primary — Spurious Spu ri*ous (sp[=u] r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spurius.] 1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. Her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spurious quill — Spurious Spu ri*ous (sp[=u] r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spurius.] 1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. Her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spurious wing — Spurious Spu ri*ous (sp[=u] r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spurius.] 1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. Her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spurious-free dynamic range — (SFDR) is a measure used to specify analog to digital and digital to analog converters (ADCs and DACs, respectively).SFDR is defined as the ratio of the RMS value of the carrier frequency (maximum signal component) at the input of the ADC or DAC… …   Wikipedia

  • spurious — I adjective apocryphal, artificial, bogus, counterfeit, deceitful, deceptive, delusive, ersatz, fabricated, fake, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, fraudulent, illegitimate, imitation, misrepresented, mock, pinchbeck, pretend, pseudo,… …   Law dictionary

  • Spurious Free Dynamic Range — Spurious Free Dynamic Range, SFDR, zu deutsch etwa „Störungsfreier dynamischer Bereich“, ist eine auch im deutschsprachigen Raum gebräuchliche Angabe, um den Abstand der größten Störung zur Grundschwingung in einem Spektrum anzugeben. Innerhalb… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spurious issue — index bastard Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • spurious — 1590s, born out of wedlock, from L. spurius illegitimate, false (Cf. It. spurio, Sp. espurio), from spurius (n.) illegitimate child, probably from Etruscan spural public. Sense of having an irregular origin, not properly constituted is from… …   Etymology dictionary


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