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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
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fret

An ornament usually in bands, but also covering broad surfaces, consisting of interlocking geometric motifs.
See also: Ornament
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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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The unmixed donor (Turquoise) and acceptor (Venus) images were summed to produce total fluorescent protein signals (donor+acceptor signal) and FRET image.
To find out the optimum FRET signal and maximum FRET efficiency, different molar ratios of AuNPs/P2 to QDs/P1 were investigated.
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Les experts ont ete charges d'identifier les failles dans le controle du fret et des colis postaux dans les aeroports.
Zetes (Euronext Brussels: ZTS), a provider of solutions and services for the automatic identification of goods and people, announced on 19 March that it has been awarded a contract with Fret SNCF, a French rail carrier, to implement and service a mobility solution at Fret SNCF's European sites.
You're then going to tune your A string by fretting the A string at the 7th fret and making it sound like the E string played open.
FRET describes an energy transfer mechanism between a pair of chromophores that respond to different excitation wavelengths.
Don't fret. The team is now called the PEO Aviation Corrosion Prevention and Control Center of Excellence (CPC CoE).
Moreover, consumer groups fret that there's inherent pressure when industry provides so much funding--about 18 percent of the agency's total budget last year, and half the budget for new drug reviews.
SNCF has also promised to give Fret SNCF organisational autonomy, meaning its managers will report directly to the management board of the SNCF group and not SNCF itself.