direct process


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direct process

[də′rekt ′präs·əs]
(metallurgy)
A process in which the metal is produced from the ore in a single step (for example, steel without intermediate pig iron).
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'Direct process metrics' included subdomains that describe the degree of real control that P2C2 participants have over the decision-making process.
In the direct process, we found that the students' performance of two groups in the music task was significantly better than that in the silent task, again indicating that listen to Mozart's K.488 as background music can help student's reading.
Schools are at the heart of the School Direct process and agree with the university about how the training programme is delivered.
TIR (Figley, Carbonell, 1996) focuses on the person and uses a direct process to rapidly address emotions surrounding a trauma.
However, the gas turbine exhaust gases can also be used as a source of direct process energy, for unfired or fired process fluid heaters, or as preheated combustion air for power boilers.
It is often anything but a simple and direct process to secure complex rehab equipment and have it supported.
Few anticipated, however, that a fund intended to be an efficient, direct process for disbursements to the states would become a grant program administered by an agency mired in excessive delays, changes in the process, unnecessary burdens and administrative expenses for the states it was designed to support.
HyperShape/CATIA is the direct process integration of Dassault Systemes' CATIA V5 design environment and Altair's OptiStruct design optimization technology.
Being intentional is an active and direct process that includes knowing what you want, taking action, and soliciting support.
Professor Christopher Kiely, of the USA's Lehigh University, said this made "the direct process more economically viable." He told a European Commission briefing note: "We found it was important for the palladium to incorporate just a small amount of gold." Working with Prof Graham Hutchings of Cardiff University he found the system could "underpin the generation of [hydrogen peroxide] at the 3% to 8% concentration levels required in most chemical applications".
He insists that the state must be challenged from a resolutely Christian perspective even if it puts the church outside the direct process of policy making.
While the parties directly involved in the bargaining developed a good working relationship and a shared vision of what was expected from the JAC, it becomes more complex to bring on board everyone outside the direct process.