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stable element

[′stā·bəl ′el·ə·mənt]
(engineering)
Any instrument or device, such as a gyroscope, used to stabilize a radar antenna, turret, or other piece of equipment mounted on an aircraft or ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Your leachate then dislodges the least stable elements, which by happy coincidence are also the most valuable: everything from copper and gold to manganese, silver and zinc.
Meanwhile, the lighter more stable elements cluster around the opposite end of the table grouped beneath Optimism (Op).
In the nuclear process, mildly radioactive uranium is taken from the ground and bombarded by neutrons--and that part of the uranium which can split (is "fissile") Uranium-235, is transformed into radioactive twins of safe and stable elements in nature: There are hundreds of these "fission products." The human body doesn't know the difference between these lethal twins and safe and stable elements.
This is most important for planning further experiments whose task is synthesis new superheavy elements which approach to the recently predicted heaviest element No.155, whose atomic mass is 411.66 (the upper limit of elements in Mendeleev's Table of Elements behind which stable elements cannot exist).
There are at least two types of images: fantasy images tied to the ancient past, constituting the stable elements of tradition; and realistic images, involving the present for parallelism.
Doesn't he understand, this discredited old-style Tory, that their council houses and the small communities that gather near them, are the sole stable elements in the lives of many of the workless?
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new technique that could help find an "island" of unusually stable elements by directly measuring the mass of elements heavier than uranium.
To be precise, for any n greater than 3, there are exactly two stable elements ending in (1, n), and these remain stable whatever n we use (including 2 and 3).
As mentioned above in chapter 2.2, in this moment feature vector has two stable elements (invariants [[psi].sub.1] and [[psi].sub.2]).
These stable elements also tend to have a rather complicated nature.
He added: 'The stable elements of our economy - inflation, interest rates, unemployment - are obviously essential, but they are a means, not an end.
My aim is to approach the difficult question of teacher change from the perspective of stability and to figure out what constitutes the good and stable elements in school mathematics teaching and learning in the minds of teachers.