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metastable

[¦med·ə′stā·bəl]
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This consideration may contribute in the understanding of the role that metastability plays in the interpretation of deeply subjective phenomena related with the diminished processing of information in the brain level.
Metastability of the martensitic transformation in a 12 mol% ceria-zirconia alloy: grinding studies.
Thus, the objectives of this letter to the editor are to define established and frequently used terms that describe responses to human movement behavior and to introduce and rationalize the use of a more appropriate and encompassing term entitled 'metastability'.
The new proposed graphical treatment estimation method is not hence destined for waters with very close metastability domain.
Metastability and Markov State Models in Molecular Dynamics: Modeling, Analysis, Algorithmic Approaches
POPs may significantly impact human health and the environment because their persistence; i.e., metastability, enables their: i) long-range transport, bioaccurnulation in biological tissue, and, consequent, iii) biomagnification in ecological biocycles.
LTD is based upon the same mechanism as PTT; that is it requires the presence of t-ZrO2 grains in thermodynamic metastability which can undergo t-m transformation.
Such characteristic features as negligible vapor pressure [P.sub.[sigma]](T), undefined critical parameters [P.sub.c], [[rho].sub.c], [T.sub.c] for vapor-liquid (v, l)-transition, split of liquid-solid (l,s)-boundary onto melting [P.sub.m](T) and freezing [P.sub.f](T) branches, existence of glassy states make the problem of metastability to be quite complex but vital for many potential uses of ILs.
Adiabatic switching is used for QCA clocking, which significantly reduces metastability issues and enables deep pipelines [18].
In [17] the authors apply a HMM for studying regimes and metastability in atmospheric flows.
The E1-392/E2-341 mutant demonstrates that the metastability of the virus extends to both shells and can trap the glycoproteins into a conformation that only allows the formation of the hexagonal lattice.
This nonequilibrium condition when the refrigerant evaporates at a pressure lower than saturation pressure is termed as metastability. Cooper et al.