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augmentation

The difference at a particular time between the topocentric and geocentric semidiameter of a celestial body. See also diurnal libration.

augmentation

[‚ȯg·mən′tā·shən]
(astronomy)
The apparent increase in the semidiameter of a celestial body, as observed from the earth, as the body's altitude (angular distance above the horizon) increases, due to the reduced distance from the observer; used principally in reference to the moon.
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Au cumul, le marche local s'est solde par une augmentation de 15% soit 1 449 859 DT et le marche export par une augmentation de 26% soit 604 488 DT par rapport a la meme periode de 2016.
We're sure that many people reviewing this data will be surprised to learn about the popularity of breast augmentation using fat transfer, but the truth is that fat transfer--or fat grafting as it commonly is called--quickly has grown to become one of the most groundbreaking cosmetic procedures over the last five years.
The NuBody Concepts online guide offers several questions prospective patients can ask to help them decide on the best surgeon to perform their breast augmentation surgery.
A comprehensive literature search on randomised controlled trials (RCTs) involving antidepressant augmentation for TRD was first conducted through the major scientific and medical databases, including international databases (PubMed, the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Web of Science, Embase, EAGLE, National Technical Information Service), two Chinese databases (CBM-disc, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure), and relevant websites (Current Controlled Trials, Clinical Trials, International Clinical Trials Registry) up until August 2013.
La meme tendance haussiere a ete enregistree par le marche saoudien avec respectivement +19,52 et +15,58 PC, alors que le marche belge a connu une augmentation au niveau des arrivees de +13,82 contre une stagnation des nuitees et le marche francais a enregistre une hausse de +13,70 PC en arrivees et +19,54 PC en nuitees.
Pakistan had to lobby hard for the augmentation and the extraordinary permission from the IMF to use part of the tranche for budgetary purposes - a bridge to the FODP monies.
Silicone in nasal augmentation rhinoplasty: A decade of clinical experience.
He reached for the roll stability augmentation switch and found that both the roll and pitch switches were off.
Forty-seven percent of women who labored in water and 66% of those receiving standard augmentation required epidural analgesia at some point; the difference, assessed through chi-square testing, was not statistically significant.
In a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, lithium augmentation has demonstrated to also be effective in the continuation treatment phase to prevent early relapses.
In a separate study of vertebroplasty, in vitro evaluations were performed to compare the use of CORTOSS to polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), the orthopedic bone cement that is widely used "off-label" in vertebral augmentation procedures.