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sievert

[′zē·vərt]
(nucleonics)
The International System unit of dose equivalent, equal to the dose equivalent when the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation multiplied by stipulated dimensionless factors is 1 joule per kilogram. Abbreviated Sv.
A unit of radiation dose, equal to the dose delivered by a point source of 1 milligram of radium, enclosed in a platinum container with walls 0.5-millimeter thick, to a sample at a distance of 1 centimeter over a period of 1 hour; equal to approximately 8.38 roentgens. Also known as millicurie-of-intensity-hour.
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Yet even with these existing studies, Sievert said, it's still unclear exactly which combinations of vent chemicals different microbial species prefer to use, which biochemical reactions they employ to make energy, and which of their genes allow these processes to happen.
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Formerly president of New York Life Insurance, Sievert went to Yale Divinity School not out of crisis, but because he was retiring and it was his dream.
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Para alcanzar este objetivo se ha utilizado la integral de Sievert corregida por efectos de atenuacion y dispersion (polinomios de Meisberg); calculandola por el metodo de Simpson.
It provides for a hightech, high-touch model of support services for students that will lead to higher student retention," said Guy Sievert, the college's vice president of academic and student affairs.
Bithell (1993) obtained an ERR coefficient from the Oxford data of 51 per sievert, but he believed that the uncertainty of this estimate could be as much as an order of magnitude.
was hospitalized after being exposed to an estimated 1 sievert of radiation around 9:30 a.