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superposition

[‚sü·pər·pə′zish·ən]
(geology)
The order in which sedimentary layers are deposited, the highest being the youngest.
The process by which the layering occurs.
(mathematics)
The principle of superposition states that any given geometric figure in a euclidean space can be so moved about as not to change its size or shape.
(physics)
Addition of phenomena when the sum of two physically realizable disturbances is also physically realizable; for example, sound waves are superposable in this sense, but shock waves are not.

supercolumniation

supercolumniation: Ionic pillars on Doric
The placing of one order above another.
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Being in that superposition is where the computer gets all its power, particularly when a bunch of qubits are together - it increases the number of combinations that can be made with the two different values when each bit can hold either value, rather than just one of them.
It is a significant limitation for using mode superposition in hybrid simulation, however for models that meet the requirements, the results are very satisfying.
The superposition of the single part forces results in the total free mass force for each cylinder, and, consequently, the sum of the cylinder free mass forces in the total mass forces of the EE prototype engine (cf.
In order to remove mixed noise, let us assume that the superposition of noises can be equivalent to some unknown linear combination of them.
A similar superposition method to that used to determine transmission loss can be used to calculate [p.
deserves great credit for his hard work in attempting to explain in relatively simple language the concepts of entanglement and superposition first within theoretical physics and then analogously in a panentheistic understanding of the God-world relationship.
Building any quantum computer remains a tremendous challenge due to the fragility of those quantum superposition states.
Having effected the transposition of A element, we obtain the superposition matrix [W.
Most of these works focused on the time-temperature equivalence [24-26], as well as the time-aging time superposition [26-29].
This scheme also enables us to interpret the superposition of particles in accordance with mathematics in logic.
Notice that the right hand side of the equation is also a superposition, and, more importantly, is not an eigenvector of the measurement operator [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], meaning that a measurement was actually not performed.
La portee de Superposition est tres large et touche, entre autres, a la theorie des cordes, cette theorie qui englobe toutes les autres et qui se penche sur les macro- et micro-univers (le micro etant represente par le modele standard).