entanglement


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entanglement

[in′taŋ·gəl·mənt]
(ordnance)
An obstacle, such as barbed wire, that is utilized to stop or hamper the forward movement of troops.
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The study which published in the journal of Endangered Species Research, stated such entanglement mostly involving lost or discarded fishing gear is a "far lesser threat" to sharks and rays than commercial fishing, but the suffering it causes is a major animal welfare concern.
On Twitter, the researchers found 74 entanglement reports involving 559 individual sharks and rays from 26 species including whale sharks, great whites, tiger sharks and basking sharks.
Some subjects covered are persistent indigenous communities in Spanish colonial Honduras, Maya economic entanglement in colonial Guatemala, and indigenous refusal of settler colonialism in 19th-century Sonoma County, California.
The Scottish Entanglement Alliance can be contacted on 01463 246048 or 07393 798153, or via email on entanglement@sac.co.uk.
Entanglement--Said to be one of the most difficult concepts in science to grasp, quantum entanglement is the underlying science behind quantum computing, encryption and communication.
A quantum internet will revolutionize communication technology by exploiting phenomena from quantum physics, such as entanglement. Researchers are working on technology that enables the transmission of quantum bits between any two points on earth.
Quantum entanglement is a quantum mechanical property of a composite quantum system consisting of two or more subsystems (such as particles), describing a situation where a quantum subsystem is linked to another via a specific process leading to correlations between observable physical properties of the subsystems.
If scientists can test entanglement when there is a data loss, it can easily tell them if there is a difference in the information between two points and if photons have been lost.
Natural choices are nonlocal observables like two-point correlation functions, Wilson lines, and entanglement entropy.
The satellite was initially launched to test various technological building blocks including entanglement, cryptography and teleportation.
Most of a lobster trawl doesn't pose an entanglement hazard to marine life: The traps and sinking groundlines that connect them all sit on the ocean bottom.