stopping power


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stopping power

[′stäp·iŋ ‚pau̇·ər]
(nucleonics)
The energy lost by a charged particle passing through a substance per unit length of path; related concepts are mass, atomic, molecular, and relative stopping power. Also known as linear energy transfer (LET); linear stopping power.
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Advanced brakes give the car plenty of stopping power, coming to rest from more than 60mph in a little more than 100 feet.
weight, and to get complete stopping power you must go to 38 ozs.
8mm rifle has increased stopping power without added weight.
What has already become hugely impressive is the wonderful feel and feedback through the steering wheel and the amazing stopping power from the brakes.
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One inch of P2000 provides eight times the stopping power of a foam cup.
They've given me a bit of extra stopping power which is what this track is really about.
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The trouble with the 9-mm is that it lacks stopping power.