The rule of thumb in determining a delivery date is to count the number of days allotted pursuant to the applicable code section or rule, before adding the applicable extension of time.
The Texas Rule of Thumb is: The further you travel Northwest, the higher the elevation and lower the precipitation, the further you travel Southeast, the lower the elevation, and higher the precipitation.
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The purpose of measurement is to be able to have a group of units that everyone can use as a rule of thumb when trying to describe something's height, weight or volume.
The general rule of thumb is you can eat the food after its packaging date if it was frozen before that date and defrosted later.
"Rule of Thumb" means a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior.
Curl the fingers of your right hand into the palm and extend the thumb. The thumb indicates the direction of the current, and the direction of the fingers indicates the direction of the magnetic field.
The rule of thumb is not intended to be accurate or reliable for every given situation. When a person is doing something by the rule of thumb, they are taking an educated guess.
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As a rule it is taken as 280 days. It is calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period (LMP), so it includes almost 14 days of pre consumption. As a rule of thumb, the probable date of delivery can be calculated by adding 9 months and 7 days to LMP. But left un-intervened, only 15% of women deliver on that date.
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Delivery of the Franciscan Rule was created in 1445.
'Rule of Thumb' was a very wise English rule that stated a man was not allowed to beat his wife with a stick thicker than his thumb. Since that time, 'thumb rule' has come to describe various rough general guages for various activities and actions; waiting half-an-hour after eating before swimming, even though ther is no medical reason to do so, has become a 'thumb rule' for mothers. A case could be made for the 'Third Date Rule' being a rule of thumb. In Finance, the 'Rule of 72', i.e. that a given interest rate will double when the rate and the years multiplied equal 72; 6% interest for 12 years will double your money, 2% times 36 years, etc., would be a rule of thumb.