shielding layer

shielding layer

[′shēld·iŋ ‚lā·ər]
(meteorology)
The layer of air nearest the earth, with reference to the manner in which this layer shields the earth from activity in the free atmosphere above, or vice versa.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Carpet of colour While ground growing plants, or spreaders, provide a shielding layer, they also give something beautiful to look at the front of borders.
CARPET OF COLOUR WHILE ground growing plants, or spreaders as they're sometimes known, provide a shielding layer, they also give something beautiful to see at the front of borders.
CARPET OF COLOUR WHILE ground growing plants - or spreaders, as they're sometimes known - provide a shielding layer, they also give something beautiful to see at the front of borders.
While ground growing plants, or spreaders as they're sometimes known, provide a shielding layer, they Periwinkle's bright purple flowers float over emerald leaves also give something beautiful to look at the front of borders.
With 2D material as a shielding layer on metallic nanostructure, metal SERS platform such as Ag could be protected from oxidation and have longer shelflife, which can improve the stability and repeatability of the SERS analysis.
Depending on the kind of sample being transported, the pigs may have two or three layers of containment, including a shielding layer, followed by a sealed outer canister that transports the samples--it is the outer layer that is to be 3D-printed, but further down the line the shielding layers could be printed, too.
Due to its special shielding layer, the sticker delivers reliable performance even on metal housings.
The shielding layer is then overwrapped with another film layer to provide support and retain the primary shield wrap.
Atmel also offers a technology that allows the use of thinner and lighter touch sensors that do not require an extra indium tin oxide (ITO) shielding layer, reducing thickness and cost to help system designers create thinner, lighter and larger Ultrabooks and notebooks.
Chinese antimony deposits are generally strata-bound and are overlain by an argillaceous "shielding layer" which has acted as a semi-permeable membrane.
Located 2 kilometers underground in an Ontario nickel mine, SNO consists of a 1,000-ton sphere of heavy (deuterated) water surrounded by an even more voluminous shielding layer of ordinary water.