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repulsion

Physics a force tending to separate two objects, such as the force between two like electric charges or magnetic poles

repulsion

[ri′pəl·shən]
(mechanics)
A force which tends to increase the distance between two bodies having like electric charges, or the force between atoms or molecules at very short distances which keeps them apart. Also known as repulsive force.
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Were you touring with Repulsion pretty consistently?
The adaptation mechanism of the proposed adaptive roadmap algorithm is based on two repulsion factors: the expansive repulsion factor [F.
The mechanical worldview of single "repulsion" is derived by Hubble according to the galaxy redshift, the expansion of the universe, and the light and heat radiation of celestial objects, in order to solve the issues of the mutual repulsion and departure between them.
When a polymer brush is grafted onto the particles' surface, other interactions come into play, not only of entropic nature, but arising also from three-body repulsion between polymer chains.
For efficient sensing and sampling, agents (UGVs or UAVs at the same altitude) must form a dense cover of subregions of the 2D plane, the density of which is determined by the agents' repulsion range p (top in Fig.
It is a sad day when an animal can win the heart of a nation and the Government inspires only repulsion.
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In the repulsion phase, the horizontal and vertical velocities are altered and the angular momentum is reduced.
In his Introduction he describes, for example, witnessing a scene of mesmerized repulsion for the malformed babies kept in jars in the Hunterian Museum in London; his young son's fascination with a hydrocephalic woman in Shanghai; how his brother has been recently involved in the legal defence of a child murderer; and his own visit to Pol Pot's torture chambers in Cambodia.
LONDON/ISLAMABAD, March 18, 2011 (Balochistan Times): PML-N has spread rumours of heart surgery of Mian Nawaz Sharif under a plan to avoid popular repulsion in and outside the country.
2) shows that gravitational repulsion occurs between bodies when their masses m are increased by converting radiation energy into mass.
The process negatively charges Cryptospordium oocysts, causing it to charge near neutral, thereby eliminating the natural electrostatic repulsion instead of repelling sand grains, a limitation of older sand filtration technology.