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(dōm), peak, 14,942 ft (4,554 m) high, Valais canton, S Switzerland, in the Mischabelhörner group. It is the highest peak entirely in Switzerland.



(1) See disk on module.

(2) (Document Object Model) A programming interface (API) from the W3C that lets applications and scripts access the content of HTML, XML and XHTML files in a hierarchical tree structure. The DOM was introduced in 1998.

A Web Page Looks Like a Tree
The DOM implementation lays out the tags in the Web page as a hierarchical tree. In 2000, Level 2 (DOM2) gave the programmer a standard way to handle events associated with elements such as mouse down, mouse click and mouse over. Events may be preprocessed at any tag location from the top of the tree to the target tag at the bottom ("capture" phase) and then back up ("bubbling" phase). These phases were implemented to be backward compatible with earlier Netscape and IE browsers.

XML Data Looks Like a Database
The DOM converts XML documents into a hierarchical node tree in memory that looks like a database record. The node tree allows updating in a similar manner to database updating, making data exchange between XML documents and databases more straightforward. Without DOM turning the document into an object model and handling the updating, the text and tags in an XML document would have to be scanned sequentially and rearranged by the program. See DOM implementation, DOM application, SAX and object model.

Nodes in an XML Record
DOM converts (parses) an XML document into a hierarchical node tree. Writing an XML update program is then similar to writing a database update program, using the same kinds of functions available in a database management system (DBMS).
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If you do experience DOMS, there are measures you can take to relieve it.
The fracture surfaces of the DOMS samples cured at 200[degrees]C were not distinctly different from the fracture surfaces of the DER383 samples.
Subjective measure of DOMS was assessed at baseline, 24 and 48 hours.
They found that giving a bradykinin antagonist prior to exercise resulted in no DOMS compared with not giving the antagonist, which resulted in DOMS.
Nine of 10 subjects reported no DOMS at baseline; however, one subject indicated a baseline soreness of 18 mm on the 100 mm line.
A weighed amount of DOMS was put into a 60 ml Qorpak[R] bottle.
We used ADI products, such as ADCs (analog-to-digital converters), DACs (digital-to-analog converters) and amplifiers, in the DOMS and the communications system.
lDamage associated with DOMS is attributed to eccentric muscle contractions.
Here is what we do know about DOMS: lThe pain of DOMS occurs 24 to 72 hours after exercise and it usually subsides within seven to 10 days.
But the condition is known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS.