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(TWentIeth of a Point) 1/20 of a Postscript point, or 1/1440th of an inch. There are thus 1440 twips to an inch or about 567 twips to a centimeter.

Twips are used in Microsoft formats and products, notably Rich Text Format, Visual BASIC, Visual C++, and printer drivers; and in IBM AFP products.

Twips were devised in the olden days to describe the sizes of characters produced by dot matrix printers that were constrained to multiples of either 12 or 10 dots per inch.


(1) (TWItter relationshiP) The relationship from a Twitter writer to a Twitter follower, which is in one direction only. See Twitter.

(2) (TWIP) (TWentIeth of a Point) Equal to 1/1440th of an inch.
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A Figura 4 mostra como o aumento da temperatura de recozimento corresponde a uma queda no limite de resistencia, com consequente aumento da ductilidade no aco TWIP A amostra que nao foi recozida apresenta um limite de resistencia de 1.
O aco TWIP e constituido basicamente por austenita (Figuras 1 e 2).
Since 2002, TWIP has provided analysis, data, and charts of the latest weekly petroleum supply and price data.
Chin, High Mn TWIP Steels for Automotive Applications, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, 2011.
Humbert, "Analysis of the tensile behavior of a TWIP steel based on the texture and microstructure evolutions," Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol.
1,2) O efeito TWIP ocorre em uma austenita estavel, onde a energia livre de Gibbs da reacao martensitica e positiva (110 J/mol a 250 J/mol) e a energia de falha de empilhamento e aproximadamente 25 mJ/[m.
Para alcancar uma limite de resistencia de 700 MPa e um alongamento uniforme de 50%, caracteristicos do aco TWIP, e requerido uma microestrutura de graos finos obtidos pelos processos de laminacao e recristalizacao.
TWIP and propane data are generally available at 1:00 p.