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edge effect

[′ej i‚fekt]
(ecology)
The influence of adjacent plant communities on the number of animal species present in the direct vicinity.
(electricity)
An outward-curving distortion of lines of force near the edges of two parallel metal plates that form a capacitor.
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Edge effects reduce the nesting success of Acadian Flycatchers in a moderately fragmented forest.
Edge effects in fragmented forests: implications for conservation.
Edge effects and surface irregularities will affect the air film convection flow on the outside and inside surfaces of the wall.
This concurs with the well known phenomenon of edge effects (Fagan 1999).
This is said to reduce edge effects and potential contamination, and improves repeatability, according to the firm.
0 let you rotate, crop, and resize your images, as well as add edge effects, arrows, and text boxes.
Edge effects are created by abrupt boundaries and may give rise to impedance mismatches (critical in power integrity), reflections (critical in signal integrity) and radiation (critical in EMI).
This emphasizes the fact that using a block wave winding enables elimination of radial edge effects, which are related to the entering -leaving action of the secondary loops into the motor active region.
PhotoFrame 3 for Photoshop Elements and the Rick Sammon Digital Frame Collection offer users the easiest way to make adding border and edge effects to their digital photos fast, fun, and affordable.
Specific topics include the length of stem-final vowels in colloquial Arabic, Moraic syllable structure and edge effects, the structure of intonation, phonological processes in connected speech, root formation and polysemic organization, light verbs, lexical aspects of Egyptian Arabic, building a computational lexicon, the history of bayaan (political commentary), optional patterns of agreement, a multi-path approach to the acquisition of Arabic word formation, and L2 acquisition of Arabic morphosyntacic features.
This index is based on the Hurricane Vulnerability Index of Dixon & Fitzsimons (2001), but includes additional data on tropical storms and accounts for edge effects of storms making landfall in Louisiana or Tamaulipas.