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release

1. Law the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc., in favour of someone else
2. a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine
3. 
a. the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke
b. the moment at which this valve opens
4. the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released
5. the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera

release

[ri′lēs]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical arrangment of parts for holding or freeing a device or mechanism as required.

release

i. The release of fuel tanks or any object from an aircraft.
ii. In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store from its suspension equipment.

release

(programming)
(Or "released version", "baseline") A version of a piece of software which has been made public (as opposed to a version that is in development, or otherwise unreleased).

A release is either a major release, a revision, or a bugfix.

Pre-release versions may be called alpha test, or beta test versions.

See change management.
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But what can be demonstrated is a decline in material properties as the change in MFR due to processing increases.
The MFR is not a meaningful measure of the true solvency of a pension scheme.
For over a decade, MFR and PDC have worked together to deliver outstanding products and service to the European community.
The MFR values suggest a larger difference than the viscosity measurements indicate because the shear rate for the two MFR tests is not the same.
The 25 functions supported by the Addonics MFR include: read/write and backup to DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD-R or CD-RW with 11 different types of flash memory media -- for CF-1, CF-II, Smart Media, Secure Digital card, Multi-Media card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick DUO, Memory Stick Pro DUO, Micro Dive and xD Card.
This is where one of the common criticisms of the MFR test comes in.
5-hour rechargeable battery pack, and carrying case the Addonics MFR can be used anywhere.
For example, adding ingredients to a compound such as glass fibers, impact modifiers, and certain additives can alter the MFR of a material without changing the average molecular weight of the polymer one bit.
Unfortunately, interpreting MFR results for filled materials is not as simple because during processing the fillers can also be affected in a manner that contributes to the increase in MFR of the compound.
Versify 2400 TPE with 2 MFR is for extrusion, calendering, and TPO formulating.
While its previous multimegabit service solution required a router for assigning bandwidth to specific customers, Tiara's equipment allows PSINet to specifically define service levels for each customer site using the MFR protocol.
MFR is a little lower with the nylon content, so flow is tested for every ton of recycle.