absolute time


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absolute time

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′tīm]
(geology)
Geologic time measured in years, as determined by radioactive decay of elements.
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In view of the considerations above, the aim of the current study was to investigate the effect of natural between-days variation in sleep quantity and the absolute time spent in different sleep stages on (sport-specific) performance in elite athletes.
[u.sub.rel] ([S.sub.rc]) as obtained from (16) is plotted as a function of the radionuclide half-life for different values of w([T.sub.0] - [T.sub.cal]), and the absolute time offset between the two clocks is used to determine [T.sub.0] and [T.sub.cal].
A grandmaster clock based on GPS can be integrated to serve as an absolute time source when one or more data acquisition systems are not in the same network but the resulting data needs to be analyzed quickly.
The author disagrees with Newton's concept of absolute time: "an immaterial entity, that is parallel to space, and which flows independently and absolutely" (2).
It even navigates users to the nearest entrance when they are lost in places like Times Square - which can be an absolute time and life saver.
As a few papers mentioned [1, 6, 8], code data are used to determine the absolute time. The code data are much noisier than the phase data, which makes the residuals of code fitting large (~ 60 cm).
The obtained maximum, minimum and mean absolute time differences of first breaks for each shot are shown in Table 2 for each case.
Even as a parent you can't be looking over your teenage son or daughters' shoulder the absolute time. It all comes down to trust, but I hope that any parent who sees that their son or daughter has a tendency to drink will think two times before giving the teenager the keys to their car.
Although no absolute time for allowing a woman to remain in the active labor phase has been determined, the document states that women who have never delivered should be given at least 3 hours to push, while women who have delivered previously should be given a minimum of 2 hours.
"We've got the extinction nailed in absolute time and duration," said Sam Bowring, the Robert R.
Spahn situates her subject in a dualistic Newtonian world of eternal or absolute time on one hand and an approximative time of human perception on the other, which, she says, helped create a "mentality that was philosophically bent on compromise" (4).
"It is not the absolute time that you travel, it is about being delivered to the most appropriate centre for that care," he said.