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(file format, graphics)
Microsoft Windows bitmap format. Bmp files may use run-length encoding.

This is the only graphics format where compression actually enlarges the file. The format is widely used nonetheless.

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(1) (BitMaP) Also known as a "bump" file, it is the native, bitmapped graphics format in Windows. A BMP can be saved in several color options: 1-, 4-, 8- and 24-bit color provide 2, 16, 256 and 16,000,000 colors respectively. BMP files use the .BMP or .DIB file extensions (DIB stands for Device-Independent Bitmap). See graphics formats. See also BPM.

(2) (Batch Message Processor) A facility for producing reports and batch updates to IMS databases.
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The six-notch PCU, rather than the standard eight notches for CPT programmes, reflects Fitch's view that the cover pool-specific alternative management for BMPS represents a high risk of payment continuity due to some weaknesses identified in the programme's structure (i.e.
Many studies have examined why producers choose to adopt BMPs (Prokopy, Floress, Klotthor-Weinkauf, & Baumgart-Getz, 2008; Rahelizatovo & Gillespie, 2003, 2004).
BMPS were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde, washed three times in PBS, and then incubated for 1 h in blocking solution (5% normal goat serum (NGS) in PBS with 0.4% TntonX).
The challenge in the residential water-use project is how to best effect change among homeowners, how to get the BMPs adopted in residential communities.
Given the fact that the BMPs act by modulating the growth and development of the 3 mandibular components.
Under the FWC's direction, he has found it easy to follow the suggested BMPs of mowing, roller chopping and doing controlled burns on his property, and from a hunting standpoint, appreciates designating his own 128-day-season without needing to take the usual month-long break in South Florida's Zone A.
The Fuchs lab had discovered that BMPs help keep hair follicle stem cells in their resting phase.
Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs) are a group of growth factors and cytokines which were originally discovered by their ability to induce formation of bone and cartilage, but are now considered to constitute a group of pivotal morphogenetic signals, orchestrating tissue architecture throughout the body (2).
The porous Ti6Al4V is processed to the surface of the implant shaft and was integrated with BMPs. An animal experiment is done in order to study the bone formation on the surface of the implant.
children undergoing arthrodesis, a type of spine fusion surgery, are injected with bone morphogenetic (bone growth) proteins (BMPs) that have not been approved for use by the U.S.
Judith Grinspan, PhD (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine), has previously found that bone marrow proteins (BMPs) are also found in myelin, and increase during myelin damage.
* A requirement to develop and implement a storm water pollution prevention plan (SWPPP), which emphasizes source controls and best management practices (BMPs) to reduce the potential for storm water becoming contaminated.