intermediate layer


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intermediate layer

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət ¦lā·ər]
(petrology)
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In particular, the cellular structures of foamed samples have been observed, such as a solid skin layer, an intermediate layer with highly stretched cells, and a core layer with spherical cells.
Base coat is an intermediate layer of coating applied between the primer and the clear coat.
Fisher examines processes for bonding two pieces of metal or other material together by melting them both, as in welding, but also by introducing an intermediate layer that might not even need to melt.
After centrifugation, 3 layers were observed: pulp, an intermediate layer containing fat, and supernatant (Figure 1, panels A and B).
At the same time, increments in the intermediate layer appear as pronounced striae on the dorsal surface of the gladius (La Roe 1971).
The histological sections of oviducts of group B showed three layers: serosa (external layer), myosalpinx (intermediate layer) and endosalpinx (inner layer).
Networks complexity was not necessarily caused by a greater number of times in which training set was presented to architecture, since network 7 had few neurons in intermediate layer (3 units) and more cycles (10000) when compared to ANNs 5 and 17.
By realigning functions to NAVSUP Headquarters and disestablishing NAVSUP GLS, NAVSUP removed an intermediate layer of command.
An intermediate layer of cold winter water (-1.5[degrees]C, >25-m depth on 7 June) shoaled to the northeast and surfaced over Barrow Canyon, likely caused by the sea ice inhibiting solar heating.
The forward model is composed of three layers of materials, the surface layer ([epsilon] = 5, d = 20 cm), the intermediate layer ([epsilon] = 13, d = 15 cm), and the bottom layer ([epsilon] = 3, d = 10 cm).

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