collective mode

collective mode

[kə′lek·tiv ‚mōd]
(physics)
A weakly damped and therefore long-lived coherent motion of a large fraction of the particles in a system.
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Nevertheless, it does create a link with Woolf's overtly political writing, raising a number of important questions: What is the relationship between stereotyping and the collective mode of thought endemic to politics?
The EST 2000 is an indoor, multipurpose, multilane, small arms training simulator that provides the medium for training leaders of fire teams and squads in command, control, and distribution of fires while in a realistic, collective mode.
Fourth, engaged argument provides a collective mode of justification.
The efficiency of the collective mode compared to the individual one is demonstrated.
The collective mode of production typified by Riedel's "anecdote conferences" is characteristic of most of his projects; when you invite him to an opening, at least four people show up.
His work on the primary processes governing biological processes has evoked a new mechanism involving collective mode couple to explain how energy is directed in biological systems.
Before that we had skanked in the Collective Mode, unashamedly rocked in a Real Great Britain while Scaling New Heights - all taken from the brilliant new album Community Music.
Will it be supplanted by new collective modes of organization and ideologies?
Their topics include sound propagation in superfluid 3He and superconductors, collective excitations in the polar-phase, high temperature superconductors and the physical properties, and collective modes in the heavy-fermion superconductors.
To explain the appearance of a broad component in the inelastic neutron scattering intensity, the authors of papers [6-7] proposed the presence of collective modes in superfluid liquid [sup.
One of the greatest positive effects of these collective modes of transportation is rejection of the ideology of individual consumption.

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