iDEAL is an e-commerce payment system used in the Netherlands, based on online banking. Introduced in 2005, this payment method allows customers to buy on the Internet using direct online transfers from their bank account. iDEAL processed 4.5 million transfers in 2006, 15 million transfers in 2007, 28 million transfers in 2008, 45.4 million in 200...

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• (n.) A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc. • (a.) Imaginary. • (a.) Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy. • (a.) Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty. • (a.) Existing in fancy or i...

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(from the article `algebra, modern`) ...where the coefficients 1, …, are integers.) Their work introduced the important concept of an ideal in such rings, so called because it could be ... German mathematician whose introduction of ideal numbers, which are defined as a special subgroup of a ring, extended the fundamental...

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(i-de´әl) a pattern or concept of perfection.

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1. Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge. ... 2. Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty. 'There will always be a wide interval between practical and ideal excellence.' (Rambler) ... 3. Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal. 'Plannin...

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idealistic *adjective* of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas

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*[ethics]* An ideal is a principle or value that one actively pursues as a goal, usually in the context of ethics. Ideals are particularly important in ethics, as the order in which one places them tends to determine the degree to which one reveals them as real and sincere. It is the application, in ethics, of a universal. It is roughly simil...

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*[order theory]* In mathematical order theory, an ideal is a special subset of a partially ordered set (poset). Although this term historically was derived from the notion of a ring ideal of abstract algebra, it has subsequently been generalized to a different notion. Ideals are of great importance for many constructions in order and lattice ...

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*[ring theory]* The left ideals in R are exactly the right ideals in the opposite ring Ro and vice versa. A two-sided ideal is a left ideal that is also a right ideal, and is often called an ideal except to emphasize that there might exist single-sided ideals. When R is a commutative ring, the definitions of left, right, and two-sided ideal c...

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*[set theory]* In the mathematical field of set theory, an ideal is a collection of sets that are considered to be `small` or `negligible`. Every subset of an element of the ideal must also be in the ideal (this codifies the idea that an ideal is a notion of smallness), and the union of any two elements of the ideal must also be in the ideal....

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I·de'al adjective [ Latin idealis : confer French idéal .] 1. Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge. 2. Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty. Byron.

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**I·de'al** * noun* A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc. « The

* ideal* is to be attained by selecting and assembling in one whole the beauties and perfections which are usually seen in different individuals, excluding everything defective or u...

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acronym: International Decade for the East African Lakes (project) (PAGES)

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Broda and Weinstein (2005) write: 'As explained in Sato (1976), a price index P that is dual to a quantum index, Q, in the sense that PQ=E and shares and identical weighting formula with Q is defined as 'ideal'. Fischer (1922) was the first to use the term ideal to characterize a price index. He noted that the geometric mean of the Paasche and Lasp...

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Ideal is a cultivated variety of potato.

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in the first Critique, the 'idea' of God, viewed as an externally existing object. As such, God's existence is wholly unknowable to humans, though we may know God's nature.

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Pertaining to ideas (q.v.) Mental. Possessing the character of completely satisfying a desire or volition. A state of perfection with respect to a standard or goal of will or desire. A norm, perfect type, or goal, an object of desire or will, whether or not conceived as attainable. -- W.L.

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Rebadged Duo Pistol [CZ]

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Synonym for the grape variety Italia; look there.

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type a simplified and abstract model or conceptualization of a social phenomenon. For example, the ideal type of bureaucracy is a model which shows its internal workings but which does not occur in precisely that form in any real bureaucracy.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: ī-dēl′ Definitions: 1. A standard of perfection.

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*adj]* - of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas 2. [adj] - represented in the abstract rather than as they really are 3. [adj] - conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence 4. [adj] - constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception 5. [n] - mod...

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