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subtend

[səb′tend]
(botany)
To lie adjacent to and below another structure, often enclosing it.
(mathematics)
A line segment or an arc of a circle subtends an angle with vertex at a specified point if the end points of the line segment or arc lie on the sides of the angle.
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For example, the presence of glume-like bracts subtending a rudimentary lateral axis in the proximal part of the spikelet in Hellmuthia allowed us to homologize a spikelet in Hellmuthia with a partial inflorescence (Vrijdaghs et al.
Lombardi observes that themes in this text such as breakdown and separation (race, class, and gender) overdetermine the subtending theme of the divided self.
True multi-vendor SONET ring management communication -- not just DCC tunneling -- gives Buckeye the flexibility to take full advantage of reduced network element, interconnect, and operating costs in the central office while it maintains visibility of subtending network elements at remote sites.
Indeed, a thematics of space subtending a postwar narrative of the studio and the gallery is internal to the emergence of Dia and its apotheosis in upstate New York.
Observed heterochronic differences in the inflorescence structure may be divided into three types: spatial difference s in the relationship between the unit inflorescence and the subtending leaf (hysteranthy); differences in the time of formation and/or the duration of whole axes; and changes in development pathways, leading to shoot dimorphism.
The RAY-ROADM was first configured as a 1x1 ROADM in a mixed ring configuration with Movaz's RAYexpress(TM) product, deployed either as standalone nodes or as subtending service terminating shelves.
90, steel substructure in 2 planes subtending glasfassade about 184 mA as aluminum Aufsatzfassade23, 0 m steel construction a curtain cleaning balcony B = 0.
The converged network carries SONET rates OC-3/12/48, GbE, ATM and DV6000 over a central ring network with subtending rings and optical protection.
The "inflorescence" also has some characters that are more usual in flowers; it often bears lateral structures (the "flowers") directly without subtending foliar organs; the phyllotaxis is often paired or whorled; and there is frequently a residual terminal meristem.
While the dimensions may vary somewhat from manufacturer to manufacturer, a very common one would have the center fine wires substending 1-2 minute of angle (MOA) at 4 power, and the outer heavy portions subtending 2 MOA at 4 power.
When deployed in a CO or Remote Terminal (RT), the HN400-U can support a single location-based HN400, or aggregate up to eight subtending HN400s, each at a different location, providing carriers an almost immediate return on their capital infrastructure investment.
Ciena s 5150 Service Aggregation Switch, 3930 and 3931 Service Delivery Switches will connect to the 6500 Packet-Optical Platform featuring WaveLogic coherent optical technology with subtending G.