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Earth science

Any of several geological sciences that are concerned with the earth, its origins, and all of its various structures and physical forms and phenomena.

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In data transmission, the status of the capability of a secondary station to send or receive a frame containing an information field.


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In database management, a property inherent in an entity or associated with that entity for database purposes. 2. In network management, a property of a managed object that has a ...

Black back

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Coated stock, featuring strong colour retention, brightness and a 100% opaque surface. This stock completely eliminates bleed through and is excellent for full white backgrounds ...

Mandrel wrapping

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In multimode fibre optics, a technique used to modify the modal distribution of a propagating optical signal. Note: A cylindrical rod wrap consists of a specified number turns of ...

Center-to-center spacing

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The distance between the centre point of one pixel and the centre of an adjacent pixel on a video or message centre display. Also known as pitch.

Break interval

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In dial-pulse signaling, that portion of the dial pulse in which the pulsing circuit is in its high-impedance condition. 2. In dial-pulse signaling, that portion of the dial pulse ...


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A measurement of directional light intensity from a point source.