Meaning of TOLERANCE in English

TOLERANCE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

tolerance zone

zero tolerance

a policy of zero tolerance in inner-city areas

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

great

There is a great tolerance towards a multiplicity of paradigms, provided those paradigms never challenge the mainstream in any serious way.

Thus it can be the grounds for greater tolerance and wiser value judgments about normative political issues.

Among mammals, however, the desert camel shows the greatest tolerance to dehydration.

Quaker creditors showed great tolerance to those who were tardy in paying their bills.

He had repeatedly demonstrated that he had a greater tolerance of G-forces than most other men.

In short, the Arabian horses had greater tolerance than the Thoroughbred horses.

However, for those individuals which natural variation has endowed with greater tolerance , survival and reproduction will be possible.

We have to have a far greater tolerance of difference and a far greater respect for differences of view.

impaired

The non-insulin dependent diabetic subjects had similar birth weight to subjects with normoglycaemia or impaired glucose tolerance .

little

He was a brilliant lawyer, with a first-class brain, but very little tolerance of lesser intellects.

I have little tolerance for institutional restraints.

Terribly talented people often have little tolerance for less talented middle managers.

But Montana, under pressure from the health inspection service, has little tolerance for the animals that carry brucellosis.

She joked, she advised, she ribbed the sous chefs and she had little tolerance for food fools.

low

Stallions have an especially low tolerance for boredom, and the best cure is greater variety in work.

Smith had a well-developed con-science and a low tolerance for exploitive business practices.

She had a very low tolerance level and always wanted what she desired immediately.

This is especially-true for insomniacs, who seem to have a lower tolerance to the stimulating effects of caffeine than most people.

racial

It was heartening to see the huge demonstration of support for democracy and racial tolerance in Vienna recently.

There is far more high-mindedness, racial tolerance and intellectual curiosity than you might expect.

religious

This document is astonishing proof of the religious tolerance , and attention to detail, shown by the kings of Persia.

In 1639, this body made history by passing laws that provided for religious tolerance .

■ NOUN

fault

Earlier releases of the software used two relatively simple ways to provide fault tolerance .

And it is sometimes more economical to provide fault tolerance in the software than in the hardware.

It will address fault tolerance , restart speed, automatic reconfiguration and systems management automation.

Other groundbreaking work was reportedly done in the areas of fault tolerance support and compiler optimisation.

Unify says the software offers data dependent routing, fault tolerance and integrity, along with debugging and administration functions.

glucose

The glucose tolerance test is used to observe the response of the patient to a glucose load or challenge.

The subjects had a continuous infusion glucose tolerance test.

Impaired glucose tolerance is a condition that means your blood glucose falls between normal and diabetic.

Results - Twenty seven subjects had non-insulin dependent diabetes, 32 had impaired glucose tolerance , and 42 were normoglycaemic.

Six subjects did not consent to a glucose tolerance test and tolerance was determined from fasting plasma glucose and insulin concentrations.

The reproducibility, sensitivity, and specificity of the continuous infusion glucose tolerance test have been reported.

This group has carried out a large multicentre study on glucose tolerance in normal pregnancy.

level

If you are going to confide in each other, however, it is important to respect each other's different tolerance levels .

She had a very low tolerance level and always wanted what she desired immediately.

Helen's frustration with people who don't appreciate her could result in a marked reduction in her tolerance level .

Less materialistic than other groups, and showing high tolerance levels .

Viewer tolerance level tested: Before the start of the second half, as Bill Macatee cooperated with a Tostitos live commercial.

test

The subjects had a continuous infusion glucose tolerance test .

The glucose tolerance test is used to observe the response of the patient to a glucose load or challenge.

Six subjects did not consent to a glucose tolerance test and tolerance was determined from fasting plasma glucose and insulin concentrations.

Angina was excluded by a negative treadmill exercise tolerance test .

The reproducibility, sensitivity, and specificity of the continuous infusion glucose tolerance test have been reported.

Jarrett ignores studies that have investigated perinatal morbidity in association with abnormal results on a glucose tolerance test .

■ VERB

show

Also reassuring are animal studies in which these stents have shown excellent biological tolerance and no dysplastic changes have been noted.

They laboured with enthusiasm and imagination and showed tolerance towards interfering children who hopped and skipped around, getting in the way.

Among mammals, however, the desert camel shows the greatest tolerance to dehydration.

Firstly, no other children were staying at our chalet that week and the other guests showed little tolerance .

Quaker creditors showed great tolerance to those who were tardy in paying their bills.

Perhaps we should try showing a little tolerance towards each other.

Ann had been able to show more tolerance towards Susan.

Less materialistic than other groups, and showing high tolerance levels.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Tolerance was not a quality you associated with my parents.

racial tolerance

The government is beginning to show more tolerance of opposition groups.

The school encourages an attitude of tolerance towards all people.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And, although opportunism has often got the better of his instincts, he has tended towards social tolerance .

In addition, Los Angeles has always demonstrated a remarkably high tolerance for spiritual innovators, political cranks, and religious eccentrics.

It has just published a table listing 48 countries and their tolerance of economic corruption in trade deals.

Liz prided herself on her tolerance of Ivan's appalling behaviour.

This document is astonishing proof of the religious tolerance , and attention to detail, shown by the kings of Persia.

This flexible response to any drug, whether recreational or therapeutic, is called tolerance .

Thus it can be the grounds for greater tolerance and wiser value judgments about normative political issues.

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