high index

high index

[′hī ¦in‚deks]
(meteorology)
A relatively high value of the zonal index which, in middle latitudes, indicates a relatively strong westerly component of wind flow and the characteristic weather features attending such motion; a synoptic circulation pattern of this type is commonly called a high-index situation.
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The authors comment that their findings of an increased risk of hospitalization, particularly because of violence, "have far-reaching implications," and note that "physicians who are caring for women who admit to drug use, particularly cocaine use, should have a high index of suspicion for exposure to violence and abuse.
SEMATECH and ISMI engineers will report their progress on some of the most critical determiners of lithographic manufacturability - such as defect-free EUV mask blanks, defect-free reticle handling, resist outgassing procedures, projection-quality high index lens materials, generation 3 high-index fluids, and techniques in scatterometry, CD-SEM metrology, and process control.
BUYERS from across Northern England and Scotland attended the on-farm sale of high index rams held by Northumberland farmer Hans Porksen.
6 high index base with variable index iZonik, hard coating, super hydrophobic AR coating, and finishing.
Demand for anti-reflective treatments, progressive lenses, very high index and polycarbonate lenses remained firm.
AP Top Performers are found in all industries, but industries with particularly high index scores include petroleum/chemical, and retail/wholesale.
This case illustrates the importance of maintaining a high index of suspicion in making an early diagnosis.
For the rest of this year breeders can buy semen from the top three yearling rams born in 2002, as well as high index scrapieresistant yearling rams.
On the sheep side, Rod Mackenzie from Quality Meat Scotland presented results from the Scottish Monitor farms, which showed an increase of pounds 10 per ewe if her lambs were sired by a high index ram.
We recommend that the frame is combined with high index lenses (1.
A suckler herd has since been established and the Owens recently took advantage of HCC's Welsh Beef Quality Improvement Project to buy a high index Limousin bull.

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