silent period


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silent period

[′sī·lənt ′pir·ē·əd]
(communications)
Period during each hour in which ship and shore radio stations must remain silent and listen for distress calls.
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"Modi gave out operational details of a sensitive military mission, with a purpose to influence the voters during the silent period of the campaign needs to be recorded and acted upon by the Election Commission," Yechury wrote in a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI).
When this SNR estimation device is applied, it provides the big advantage of not only calculating noise energy in the silent period through sound section extraction like VAD, but of also being able to estimate noise levels in continuous sound signal.
If a pseudoID switching technique in a privacy protocol includes a silent period when no BSMs are transmitted, there could also be a tradeoff between collision avoidance and untraceability.
Here we assessed clinical measures of hand function in subacute stroke survivors and correlated these measures with measures of motor cortex excitability, cortical hand motor representation, cortical silent period, and ipsilateral silent period over a six-week period of in-patient rehabilitation.
As a result, rather than considering any individual film in great depth, the book proceeds at a brisk pace, chronologically charting significant cinematic representations of Australian schools from the silent period (starting with Around the Boree Log [Phil K.
Dhawan did not speak to BT since the company was in a silent period. However, Naveen Mishra, Research Director at advisory firm Gartner, sheds light.
(His longevity, which spanned from cinema's early silent period to the digital era, was all the more extraordinary for the accelerating prolificacy of his late career: After making only a handful of films during his first half century, he produced a veritable inundation after the age of eighty.) When a title card emerges at the outset of Benilde, or the Virgin Mother (1975)--the second film of the director's so-called "Tetralogy of Thwarted Love"--to inform the audience that "the action of this film is supposed to take place in the 1930s," its provisional tone seems jokily plaintive, as if Oliveira were ruefully admitting the possibility of chronological misapprehension.
Despite the huge amount of academic interest in star studies, and the prominence of famous actors in Italian cinema histories, Stardom, Italian Style is, to my knowledge, the first book in either Italian or English to examine the evolution of cinematic stardom in Italy from the silent period to the present.
The Silent Experiences of Young Bilingual Learners: A Sociocultural Study Into the Silent Period
"We get attached to each story we shoot, but filming the story of the plumber woman who's over 50 and still works to help her son was just unforgettable," Sekkat said, going silent period of time, only to go on saying with a twinkle in his eyes: "When you get to see people fighting just to have what you think are basic life needs, that touches you."
Our first conversation, which lasted 12 hours and could have gone longer if I didn't have a plane to catch, ranged from her work on a ballet based on her music, to her new albumher first of new material in 10 years, to her on-and-off admiration of Bob Dylan, her former lover Leonard Cohen, alternate guitar tunings, a memorable night with Miles Davis during his silent period, the stupidity of the music business, and the imminent destruction of our planet, which she, like an environmental Cassandra, sees coming.)
I also revisit notions such as 'the silent period', and 'having an ear for languages' because they too occurred to me in my language learning experience, in order to make some kind of sense of it.