improperly applied

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  • It was often loosely and improperly applied on the one hand to many who really believed more than he did, and on the other to many who believed less. Cited from The English Church in the Eighteenth Century, by Overton
  • The use of other analogies may then be used to determine if any one model of God is abused or improperly applied.
  • Improperly applied or insufficient release agent can cause the bedding material to bind to the metal.
  • But, upon this account alone, the denomination of barren or unproductive should seem to be very improperly applied to it. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • The term Movie Palace is improperly applied in the quote.
  • Therefore, the knaves have improperly applied to our trust in the divine promise the words of Christ which treat of trust in our own worthiness. Cited from Apology of the Augsburg Confession, by Melanchthon
  • When improperly applied can result in loss of picture information in very bright or very dark areas; Also used in switchers to set the cutoff point for mixing video signals.
  • The authors note that the use of these theories does not necessarily lead to inaccurate assumptions, but that this frequently occurs because the theories are improperly applied.
  • The term sanction is improperly applied to a Reward. Cited from Moral Science; A Compendium of Ethics, by Alexander Bain
  • On the first issue, McLachlin noted that the trial judge improperly applied section 16 of the Canada Evidence Act that gave the conditions under which a child can testify.
  • In regards to findings of the Wong Wing case, the dissenters felt the case had been improperly applied, agreeing with the United States' case.
  • Lawyers for the United States argued that Wong Wing was improperly applied in the Moreland case, and had been modified or overruled by subsequent cases.
  • A side effect of improperly applied cathodic protection is the production of atomic hydrogen, leading to its absorption in the protected metal and subsequent hydrogen embrittlement of welds and materials with high hardness.
  • I believe I endeavoured to show that the term was often improperly applied to conscientious but ignorant inquirers, who are far from self-satisfied, and who, when the Gospel is set before them, find the thing which they had long been groping after. Cited from Life of William Carey, by George Smith
  • The outer surface of Hypalon and underlying polyurethane foam were improperly applied and a second attempt to seal the roof with Diathon in the late 1970s did not succeed.
  • Fertilizer use on residential lawns, parks and golf courses is a measurable source of nitrates and phosphorus in urban runoff when fertilizer is improperly applied or when turf is over-fertilized.
  • A non-profit watchdog group, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), claimed that in 2005 Pantex workers could have caused a nuclear explosion when they improperly applied too much pressure on an obsolete W56 warhead while attempting to dismantle it.
  • Court cases in 1977, 1979, and 1982 - brought by or on behalf of Aboriginal activists - challenged Australian sovereignty on the grounds that terra nullius had been improperly applied, therefore Aboriginal sovereignty should still be regarded as being intact.
  • In a 6-3 opinion written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court held that the enforcement of a provision of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 was improperly applied retroactively to Panagis Vartelas.