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spillover

The part of the system noise (see sensitivity) of a radio telescope using a dish antenna that results from pick-up by the feed – the secondary antenna – from directions that do not intercept the reflecting surface of the dish.

spillover

[′spil‚ō·vər]
(communications)
The receiving of a radio signal of a different frequency from that to which the receiver is tuned, due to broad tuning characteristics.
(meteorology)
That part of orographic precipitation which is carried along by the wind so that it reaches the ground in the nominal rain shadow on the lee side of the barrier.
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I have to clean the place and watch out if there is a spillover or any sympathy group would initiate the trouble again,' he said.
First of all, there are studies that investigate the presence of export spillover from MNFs on domestic companies.
Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a technique that produces a magnetic field that can temporarily "knock out" or inhibit activity in specific parts of the brain, the team discovered that when the lateral prefrontal area of the brain (a region known for executive function) was inhibited by the stimulation, participants showed more emotional spillover.
The section 'Impact of FDI on economic development' gives an overview of the main conclusions of the literature on the spillover effects of FDI in the transition region and proposes a method to measure the impact of FDI appropriate to the available data.
As for OFDI reverse technology spillover effect,OFDI was a potential knowledge distribution channel and home country was subjected to knowledge spillover effect related with OFDI(Bitzer, J.
We tested for the effect of distance by using three distance thresholds for our knowledge spillover variable: within a 50-, 100- and 250-mile radius of the county with the university.
The findings indicate that the benefits of FDI in terms of technology transfer in sub-Saharan Africa have been underestimated due to a dominance of the indirect approach in the measurement of FDI spillovers.
Our framework--which is tested against a recently constructed large panel dataset comprising 357,958 firms--challenges current thinking about FDI spillovers and demonstrates how the presence of foreign firms interacts with location-bound institutions to jointly shape the spillover effects of FDI.
First, China is a country where firms have both concentrated ownership and significant state ownership, providing us the opportunity to examine how political connections affect the spillover effect of corporate scandals.
74) While most commentators think of this doctrinal shift as proof of the shortcomings of the sovereignty model, (75) some have urged the Court to return personal jurisdiction and choice of law to their territorial and sovereignty-based roots because of the same spillover worries that dominate the analysis of horizontal federalism's other doctrinal silos.
The knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship (KSTE) explicates one important source of entrepreneurial opportunities, namely those that are generated by entrepreneurs through utilizing commercially valuable but underexploited knowledge created by others (Acs, Braunerhjelm, Audretsch, & Carlsson, 2009; Agarwal, Audretsch, & Sarkar, 2007, 2010; Audretsch & Keilbach, 2007, 2008; Audretsch & Lehmann, 2005; Braunerhjelm, Acs, Audretsch, & Carlsson, 2010).
They cover science and technology policies, research and development spillovers, and growth; patent metrics; patent valuation models; academic patenting; the role of fees in patent systems; the design of patent systems; and the European patent system.