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The 600 mSv figure is based on what the maximum allowable exposure might be for a 35-year-old woman.New NASA radiation rules could open up space missions to more women|Neel V. Patel|June 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
At the same time, allowable fines for some felony charges could exceed $75,000 — as in Hodgkins’s case — a more draconian scenario for defendants.
Maximum allowable line speeds, he reported, have doubled since 1979 with workers averaging 35 to 45 birds per minute.Employers’ new tools to surveil and monitor workers are historically rooted|Saima Akhtar|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
At the same time, we are putting sewage into the river, and that’s not really allowable either.One city’s fight to solve its sewage problem with sensors|Andrew Zaleski|April 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Student mental health is also a point of concern, and one that has not been tackled by many so far, even though aid spending on such programs is allowable.
For example, Kuwait recently put a limit the allowable amount of sodium in bread to lower blood pressure.The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Government officials have no allowable reasons for withholding critical data from lawmakers.
True, approximately 180 Nazis got the maximum sentence—life in prison—allowable under German law.
Infinity Broadcasting Operations was fined a total of $357,500 by the FCC, the maximum allowable amount.
So the accountants had to go back, recalculate, and choose not to take nearly two million dollars in allowable deductions.Romney Cut Deductions on 2011 Taxes to Maintain Campaign Pledge|Daniel Gross|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is, of course, allowable towards those who take a decidedly responsible and confidential situation in a household.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Under these peculiar circumstances it might have been allowable to postpone the journey till the morning.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
A meerschaum or a wooden pipe is then allowable, but never a clay or a dudeen.
Salt is the condiment to use with them, but sugar is allowable.
It is allowable to eat it with your fingers, as I have said, in private.