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alternation

[‚ȯl·tər′nā·shən]
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(physics)
Variation, either positive or negative, of a waveform from zero to maximum and back to zero, equaling one-half of a cycle.
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On the one hand, Levin describes a large group of alternations that are all subsumed under the term "locative alternation," which depicts types of alternation that affect arguments within the verb phrase but do not imply a change in the transitivity of the verb.
The spontaneous alternation neurobehavioural test result showed that the 156 mg/kg Allium sativum group had a significantly (P < 0.
The alternation behaviour represents the consecutive entries into each of the three arms (7).
Key words: Corruption, political alternation, political competition, panel data, Mexico.
It extended deep thanks to the Premier for issuing directives to represent Bahrain's workers on the basis of alternation between trade union federations in upcoming conferences so to as to ensure fairness and neutrality in implementing the criteria which were set by the Labour Ministry.
For example, in the paradigm of the verb kulpia 'to wash' two of the three stem groups ending with different vowels contain alternations of three consonants and one of them contains an alternation of two consonants within the same alternation series:
Alternation Convention brings together fans of all ages in the celebration of the alter ego.
When the transitive join (NP1 JOIN NP2 [PP (with/to) NP3]) participates in the simple reciprocal alternation, the transitive reciprocal variant presents a direct core argument as object constituted by a conjoined noun phrase: NP1 JOIN [NP2 AND NP3], which presents some semantic constraints: the object must be a collective noun, i.
In order to fill this gap, we have applied a BR task to a group of children with ADHD and a control group, registering the frequency of alternations, dominance duration, and the decision time between perceptive alternations, as measures of BR.
The alternation of hot (saunas and steam rooms) with cold (ice fountains and cold showers) on your body actually helps to open and cleanse the pores in your skin.
The differential equations of motion of the mass particles are requested for each interval of motion from impact to impact, from collision to collision, and the interval of motion when the friction force direction alternation appears associated with the direction alternation of angular velocity of motion of a mass particle, and also velocity alternation as a consequence of the mass particle impact into the angular elongation limiter and mutual impact of the mass particles.

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