nonconformance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nonconformance failure to conform to accepted standards of behavior
    • n nonconformance a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
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Usage

In literature:

For this act of nonconformity they were severely censured by some of their brethren.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
His political opinions led him to sympathize with nonconformity and he soon joined the Independents.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
It was not the theology that they cared about, it was the social nonconformity.
"The Toilers of the Field" by Richard Jefferies
The only instance in which there is nonconformity with observation, is that of Venus.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
Well, then, missing the mark is the mental result of nonconformity to law, is it not?
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
John Alexander was a man to whom East Anglian Nonconformity owes much.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Of the heads of this party, I shall notice Penry and Udall, two self-devoted victims to Nonconformity.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
Nonconformity was their darling sin, and their sullen triumph.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
What society really cares for is harmony; what it dislikes is dissent and nonconformity.
"The Intellectual Life" by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
There was much nonconformity in the church which the queen ordered the bishops to correct.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

Gender nonconformity linked to child abuse.
Gordon Mills' Sept 26 take on opposition to Kimball Art Center's (KAC) nonconforming addition is interesting.
Fifty percent expansion to nonconforming structures set to expire in 2012.
Fifty percent expansion to nonconforming structures set to expire in 2012.
City Council approves nonconforming use.
Nonconformity With Delivery Obligations Under NGFA Trade Rules.
Atop the Leader Board in Fun and Nonconformity, Too.
Great by Choice coauthor Morten Hansen on his favorite business myth, nonconforming leader, and more.
Looking at the lives of transgender and gender-nonconforming people killed (so far) this year to mark the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Families of Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Kids to Convene in Berkeley.
What should parents do if their child appears to be transgender or gender nonconforming.
MSC considers proposals on whether clerks should return nonconforming filings.
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In science:

Secondly, because of their TIP-nonconformity, all predictions could not be independently and objectively reproduced, leading to the inevitable confusing state between a seeming reasonable theory and an uncompromising reality.
The Time Invariance Principle, Ecological (Non)Chaos, and A Fundamental Pitfall of Discrete Modeling
In general, nonlinear electrodynamic theories are nonconformally invariant.
Inflation-Produced Magnetic Fields in Nonlinear Electrodynamics
For the analysis of the time-dependent problems we use the elliptic reconstruction technique and we deal with the nonconforming part of the error by deriving appropriate computable a posteriori bounds for it.
A posteriori error control for discontinuous Galerkin methods for parabolic problems
We stress that, although we focus on a posteriori error bounds for spatial DG methods, our abstract results can be applied to a wider class of nonconforming methods (other than DG methods), provided they satisfy certain requirements.
A posteriori error control for discontinuous Galerkin methods for parabolic problems
Zc and Zd are called Z ’s conforming part and the nonconforming part, respectively.
A posteriori error control for discontinuous Galerkin methods for parabolic problems
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