intermediate phase

intermediate phase

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət ¦fāz]
(metallurgy)
In an alloy system, a distinct phase whose composition ranges do not extend to any of the pure constituents of the system.
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These investments will allow local and international companies in the intermediate phase of scaling up their production to engage the resources of the BioAlliance and the BioFoodTech facility in Charlottetown, building the local manufacturing base and attracting foreign direct investment.
Lovenkrands will work with a side in the intermediate phase.
Al-Ghatam said that the workshops, which constitute this year a continuation for the successful ones organized during the last two years for 3rd graders at the intermediate phase, witness the participation of 1st graders at the secondary stage of education and feature a number of theoretical lectures, interactive lessons and scientific experiments related to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
These results were consistent with other reports, which found that superior phenotypes occur in the intermediate phase (Latorre et al.
However, they also saw something more: a previously unknown intermediate phase that appears during the transition from the crystalline to the amorphous configuration.
The researchers thought that instead of taking these skin cells all the way back to a pluripotent, stem cell-like state, they could take them to an intermediate phase.
We know that a "language shift" occurred in New Orleans at a certain point in the nineteenth century, but we still do not know when francophones by origin began to speak English instead, how long the transition took, and if there was an intermediate phase when a majority of the city's inhabitants were bilingual.
Also, as an intermediate phase, Partner and Hot Mobile have entered into a rights of use agreement, which will be valid until no later than 31 December, 2016 (ROU), under which Partner will grant Hot Mobile, when possible, rights of use of its cellular network in order to supplement Hot Mobile's network coverage.
According to new research from Toronto, CA-based Millennium Research Group (MRG), cosmeceuticals often serve as a comfortable intermediate phase between basic skin care routines and actual cosmetic procedures for those initially uncomfortable with the idea of more invasive aesthetic treatments.
cruzi infection, women in the reproductive age group and patients in the intermediate phase with mild to moderate cardiomyopathy.

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