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lay down the marker

To set an authoritative example or standard for others to follow. By intervening in this conflict, our country shall lay down the marker that terrorism cannot and will not go unpunished in any corner of the Earth. Her breakthrough research laid down the marker for geneticists for decades to come.
See also: down, lay, marker

put down a marker

To publicly demonstrate to others what one is capable of or intends to do. The president was quick to put down a marker about his plans regarding a tax overhaul for middle-class workers. This opening match was a chance to put down a marker within the league. Unfortunately, we didn't meet our own expectations yesterday.
See also: down, marker, put

put down a marker

COMMON If you put down a marker, you do something that shows people what you are capable of, or what you intend to do in the future. Bates has certainly put down a marker of intent in his ambitions for the title. Note: Verbs such as set and lay can be used instead of put. St Mel's, winners of more titles than any other team, have set down a marker for those who might hope to beat them later in the season.
See also: down, marker, put

marker

n. a personal promissory note; an IOU. Bart signed a marker for $3,000 and handed it to Sam.
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In the earlyphases, where the marker is still in its proof-of-concept (phase 1 and 2), I think STARD (Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy) and REMARK (Reporting Recommendations for Tumor Marker Prognostic Studies) are more applicable.
The following sections describe the design and calibration of the physical model, the marker sets investigated, and the experimental protocol used to determine the accuracy of each marker set between midstance and late stance, where errors in ankle angles were thought to be most pronounced.
The passive antenna inside an electronic marker is suspended in a liquid that keeps the antenna properly oriented for maximum signal strength and accuracy, regardless of the position of the ball.
Objective: Present evidence-based recommendations on the use of biochemical markers of bone turnover in the management of osteoporosis.
Stewart's marker still remained unfilled, even though Nevada officials announced in September that they would sidestep the VA and provide a marker engraved with a pentacle.
Post-mounted markers provide higher visibility and have more room for you to provided detailed information about the buried cable.
Kobayashi achieved a major breakthrough in developing the new marker system with the discovery that tumors appear to grow in a way similar to human fetuses and possess a similar structure.
Marker and others devised a plan to keep the cats from livestock, and angry farmers.
These genes or linked marker information would further improve the efficiency of animal breeding.
The simple design of an internal clamshell cap keeps the marker tip sealed when not in use.
Another enhancement for video based marker tracking is presented in [3], using QR codes in a marker contrast border as the tracked image.
Entries on each marker include detailed background on the event, person, or geological feature commemorated in the marker, then give the text of the marker and list locations of other nearby markers.
Row 1 (neck and raglan inc row, RS): K1, M1, yo, si marker, k1, sl marker, yo, [k2tog tbl, yo] to 1 st before marker, *k1, yo, si marker, k1, sl marker, yo, [k2tog tbl, yo] to 1 st before marker; rep from * once more, k1, yo, sl marker, k1, sl marker, yo, M1, k1; 31 (31,33, 33) sts for back, 3 sts for each front, 5 (7, 7, 9) sts for each sleeve, 51 (55, 57, 61) sts total.
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Thus, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of percutaneous fiducial marker implantation of hepatic malignancies under sonographic guidance for CyberKnife radiation therapy.