end member

end member

[′end ‚mem·bər]
(mineralogy)
One of the two or more pure chemical compounds that enters into solid solution with other pure chemical compounds to make up a series of minerals of similar crystal structure (that is, an isomorphous, solid-solution series).
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Plant sterols occur naturally in various plant foods and there is good evidence from clinical trials that they are effective in lowering blood cholesterol if consumed as pert of a healthy balanced diet," says Claire Williamson, a registered nutritionist end member of the Nutrition Society.
Contributors describe tutorials, specifically hyperspectral imaging systems and information-processed matching filters for hyperspectral target detection and classification, theory, including an optical real-time adaptive spectral identification system, stochastic mixture modeling, unmixing hyperspectral data through independent and dependent component analysis, maximum volume transform for end member spectra determination, hyperspectral data representation, optimal and selection and utility evaluation for spectral systems, feature reduction for classification purposes, and semi-supervised support vector machines for classification of hyperspectral remote sensing devices.
West End member Mervyn Young, who helped organise the event, said: "Anglers wanted to recognise Peter as a unique individual who has left a tremendous legacy after all his years working for salmon conservation.
In terms of awarding more power to EU institutions, the most important proposal is to end member states' veto over matters of justice and home affairs.
A fourth end member, such as rifting, could be added, and "plume" was suggested to describe one possible non-subduction-related process.
It may involve using pure elements, or end member oxides as standards to determine the composition of a sample similar to the unk nown.
Tantalite is the more tantalum rich end member of the series.
By comparison, the number of complex linkages in the three flow maps for the lowest end member were 0, 8 and 2 and for the highest end member, 7, 8 and 29.
A reusable fastening device, comprising a first and a second end member and a suspension member characterized in that the first and the second end member each comprises a first releasably engageable member, which comprises a first substrate and one or more hook type prongs having a base, a shank and an engaging means.
SolidRun announces CuBox-i 4X4(TM), the highest end member of the CuBox-i mini computers family for $169.
It was won last year by Richard Lumb, from Hoylake, son of a West End member, and he will defend the title.