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atomic units

[ə′täm·ik ′yü·nəts]
(atomic physics)
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On 3 June 1955, he started to control the UK radio time signals using atomic units of time derived from the atomic clock, effectively marking what he called "the death of the astronomical second and the birth of atomic time".
I will analyze data from hundreds of genome-wide chromatin tracks, and develop computational algorithms to segment the genome into atomic units of chromatin packaging, that open and close as homogenous blocks under various conditions and transcriptional programs.
Toukan said the oil-rich United Arab Emirates will by 2017 switch to nuclear-powered electricity, noting that the UAE had gone 70 percent on that path and had taken a decision to add two more atomic units.
Atomic units can be separated and all the rows of a particular Partition key stay together and are distributed together.
The country has 14 atomic units in operation, is building at least 27 reactors, and has 50 more planned.
One the most important contributions of Sieyes was to undermine the virtually unquestioned modern view of individuals as discrete, atomic units.
The IRGC's specialised but secret atomic units are said to be close to mastering the nuclear fuel cycle.
The "resistance" of a nucleus can be bond by their coupling energy which shows the energy required for destroying the nucleus into its consisting nucleons (their number in the nucleus is equal to the mass number A expressed in atomic units of mass, a.
Consistent use of the system of atomic units, essential for simplifying all mathematical formulae
The resulting XML schemas will be partitioned to allow for layered implementations covering the range of applications from the definition of atomic units of software to complex, multi-platform, heterogeneous solutions.
What Calacanis calls "the atomic unit of news" is the update: a photo, a headline, and about 250 characters of text, containing about five or six facts.