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orbital

[′ȯr·bəd·əl]
(atomic physics)
The space-dependent part of the Schrödinger wave function of an electron in an atom or molecule in an approximation such that each electron has a definite wave function, independent of the other electrons.
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This flight marked the 23rd successful flight of the Orbital ATK retro motors.
The NLS contract represents the fifth time Orbital has been selected to be a long-term space launch services provider to NASA since the early 1990s.
However, the orbital wave functions in those structures may be so sprawling and complex that perturbing them with a laser may yield emissions so tainted with extraneous information that scientists won't be able to make sense of them.
A 37-year-old woman came to us with a 2-day history of positional right orbital pain and lower-eyelid ecchymosis.
Boeing will also continue to develop technologies needed for long-duration spaceflight planned for the orbital vehicle, said Boeing spokesman Ed Memi.
A marked proptosis and a mass were seen in the left orbital apex area, and the medial aspect of the left orbit was clouded.
When Earth's orbital cycles conspire to weaken summer sunlight near the Arctic Circle, snow can accumulate from one winter to the next.
In addition to OrbCAD's suite of fleet management tools, Orbital will integrate wireless internet connections to over forty mobile workstations in the vehicles of Pierce Transit's supervisors.
The orbital space plane is expected to be launched atop an Atlas V or Delta IV booster rocket.
4] In the two cases he reported, asymptomatic mucoceles were the cause of orbital floor destruction, which resulted in a prolapse of the orbital contents, with associated ocular findings only.
These results, they argue, back up the orbital explanation of the ice ages.
Orbital Data Net Utilizes Encore's VPN Routers With Selective Layer Encryption To Provide Secure, High Speed Emergency Satellite Connectivity