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design (something) for (someone or something)

To create, devise, or plan something for someone or something. I asked our top graphic artist to design the visual component for this ad campaign.
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design something for someone

to conceive of something for someone; to draw up plans of something for someone. Ann designed a new kitchen for us. Would you design a book cover for me?
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design something for something

to conceive of something that is to be part of something else; to draw up plans for something that is to be part of something else. The engineers designed a cure for the rattling problem. Bob, the computer programmer, designed a fix for the bug in the program. She designed a system of shelving for the library.
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The Sierra/Mentor collaborative effort is focused on delivering an IC implementation flow with the highest capacity, industry-leading Design for Variability and the industry's premier Litho-Friendly Design environment to mutual customers of the two companies.
In conjunction with Design for Variability, there can be a significant explosion of data that needs to be carefully designed for.
It augments Sierra Pinnacle(TM), the industry's leading Design for Variability solution.
This latest enhancement to our SPB product line means our customers have a real-time approach to design for assembly and the technology advancements they need to address their most pressing challenges in the constraint-driven PCB design flow," said Charlie Giorgetti, corporate vice president and general manager of system design at Cadence.
This reference flow, which supports designs targeting TSMC's Nexsys(SM) 65-nanometer, process technologies, includes innovative Cadence software for power optimization and analysis, design for manufacturing (DFM), chip-package integration, and design for test (DFT).
Design for Variability (DFV) refers to the analysis and optimization of a design for various design contexts and variations due to device/interconnect scaling.
Proactive management of the design and process variations during the design process is critical to reduce the likelihood of chip failures and is referred to as Design for Variability (DFV).
It incorporates multiple techniques to optimize the design for parametric and functional yield -- both cell and wire yield -- without compromising timing or area, thereby enabling designers to maximize the yield potential of their designs and achieve cost savings.
Keywords in this release: plastics design, industrial design, ID, design engineering, brushed aluminum, metamerism, soft-touch TPE, electrostatic powder coat process, chrome, two-shot, design for excellence, DFx
This combination of key technologies optimizes and accelerates high-performance, high-density interconnect design for PC motherboard designers and manufacturers.
Nasdaq:PDFS) have agreed on the preliminary terms whereby the two companies will create the first IC implementation flow with embedded capabilities for design for manufacturability (DFM) and design for yield (DFY).
Universities can also reduce their spending on instrumentation and test equipment such as logic analyzers, as Nexar includes a set of FPGA-based virtual instruments that can be included in a design for testing and debugging purposes.
Neolinear's design exploration, design centering and optimization capabilities will enable us to extend our strengths in the Virtuoso platform to deliver design for yield and IP reuse solutions for analog, mixed-signal and RF designers.
As a result, the system can fully optimize the design for timing, area, signal integrity, and power and manufacturability, maximizing quality of results and reducing turnaround time.
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