decomposition

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decomposition

[dē‚käm·pə′zish·ən]
(chemistry)
The more or less permanent structural breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms.
(geochemistry)
(mathematics)
The expression of a fraction as a sum of partial fractions.
The representation of a set as the union of pairwise disjoint subsets.
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Kroger's Fred Meyer division pioneered the Perishable Donations Partnership nearly ten years ago.
A special focus will be on the Latin American market which is producing a wide variety of perishables throughout the year.
This proximity not only allows shippers of perishables like fruits, vegetables and seafood, to enjoy later cutoff times, it also shortens the food's transit time, according to the press release.
have offered perishable groceries in to-go containers for years.
The perishable cargo centre at Singur will be built at an estimated cost of Rs.
Under the relationship A&P will leverage a perishables insights database to create and measure retail success in its fresh meat and seafood, dell meat, dell cheese, dell prepared food, produce and in-store bakery departments.
The margin of decline was smaller than that for 2002, when the index excluding perishables dipped 0.
For many producers, marketing prime-quality perishable products abroad was largely infeasible or prohibitively expensive until new technologies were developed during the last 30 years.
Three long-standing agents of Panalpina in Asia and the Americas are becoming full members of the companys Perishables Network.
QLM is credited for demonstrating the first RFID application in retail in 1999, establishing the first perishable RFID working lab in 2004, publishing landmark RFID studies to demonstrate the use in food traceability in 2005 and in 2007, and performing the first study to identify the right RFID tag to use on returnable assets in the global supply chain.