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fret

1
the result of fretting; corrosion

fret

2
any of several small metal bars set across the fingerboard of a musical instrument of the lute, guitar, or viol family at various points along its length so as to produce the desired notes when the strings are stopped by the fingers

fret

An ornament usually in bands, but also covering broad surfaces, consisting of interlocking geometric motifs.
See also: Ornament

fret

1. An ornament, sometimes painted, incised, or raised and formed of short fillets, bands, or reglets variously combined, frequently consisting of continuous lines arranged in rectangular forms; a meander; a Greek key.
2. Similar ornamentation in which the fillets intersect at oblique angles, as often in Oriental designs.
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Image Cytometry: Cell Profiler was used to perform unbiased image cytometry and to measure FRET efficiency in subcellular locations of the cells.
To support this, much research into FRET reporter and quencher dye pairs has been conducted, and the researcher or assay developer now has a wide spectrum of possible dye pairs to choose from.
The results indicate that in the presence of calpastatin, calpain and Mab bind to calpastatin, reducing the distance between the two proteins (and hence FRET fluorophores) and eliciting a measurable change in fluorescence.
When Toby frets that his film won't be "entertaining" enough, she admonishes him not to be "facile": "You're being superior to these people.
00-15E Retro The 00-15E Retro is the first 00-14 fret instrument in the successful Retro Series product family.
FRET responses were measured using excitation wavelengths of 415 or 505 nm and an emission range from 450 to 650 nm or 520 to 650 nm, in 1 nm increments, respectively.
Le gouvernement federal assure qu'a partir de maintenant aucun fret en provenance du Yemen n'arrivera plus en Allemagne", a declare le ministre apres la decouverte a Dubai et en Grande-Bretagne de deux colis pieges venant du Yemen et destines aux Etats-Unis.
On screen an extended guitar neck is shown scrolling towards the player, and as the song progresses, coloured markers indicating notes travel down the screen towards a fret line in time with the music.
The fifth string of the banjo can be tuned to the first string of the guitar played at the third fret, and, finally, the banjo's first string should sound like the guitar's second string played at the third fret.
Pensioners are nearly twice as likely to worry about not being able to cope with their garden as they are to fret about their finances, research shows.
The Chordmaster Palm software is identical to the original Chordmaster, showing chord voicing, notes, fret positions, variants and more, for both left-and right-hand players.