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characterization

A rather long and fancy word for analyzing a system or process and measuring its "characteristics." For example, a Web characterization would yield the number of current sites on the Web, types of sites, annual growth, etc.
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Protein characterization forms part of the toxicological safety requirements for GM crop development.
A basic guide to particle characterization' covers introductory basics, theory and instrumentation as well as providing a reference guide to help the reader decide what might be most appropriate technique for their particle characterization needs.
The Morphologi G3-1D allows users to automatically target particles of interest for chemical identification, enabling the rapid characterization of sparsely dispersed materials.
A complete simulation-based re-characterization of such memory-compiler-created memory instances has become the most critical capabilities for an IP characterization tool.
Based on the analytical characterization of the failure, there are two potential mechanisms for bond failure.
However, the agreement was silent as to (1) the purpose or tax characterization of the payment and (2) the portion (if any) that represented treble damages.
Given our current level of understanding, it has become clear that characterization of the source zone and the degree of uncertainty associated with that characterization are of critical importance in site assessment.
Because measurements are performed in transmission mode on standard wafers in ambient air without additional sample preparation and data collection times are on the order of a second, this technique provides the potential for high throughput processing characterization.
After characterization is established, one must determine whether the amount of intercompany payments is correct--either because transfer pricing rules apply or because an under-or over-payment of the "correct" amount has secondary tax consequences.
Variation in the sequence of the primer binding region of common serotypes, as well as the occurrence of uncommon serotypes, should be considered when nontypeable rotaviruses are identified in strain characterization studies (13).
Regional EPA surveys of foundry practices revealed that 71% of the foundries had potential violations of hazardous waste management regulations for waste characterization, storage and disposal.
com/research/p7b9lp/polymer) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology: In situ characterization techniques for low temperature fuel cells" to their offering.

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