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tangling

[′taŋ·gliŋ]
(solid-state physics)
The reduction of motion of dislocations in a substance by increasing the total number of dislocations, so that they tangle and interfere with each other's motions.
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The Tangle is the technology heart of the IOTA Foundation; a permissionless, feeless, multi-dimensional distributed ledger, designed as the foundation of a global protocol for all things connected.
Instead of coming clean against the charges levied against them, the political leadership is producing tangles after tangles'.
Prior to working with Comcast Business, Tangle Creations had a standard DSL modem with slow speeds and an analog phone system which experienced frequent disruptions and unreliable performance.
To complete a transaction in the Tangle, you must verify two other previous transactions.
We represent a method to hide information while generating tangle patterns, which guarantees that a receiver can exactly extract the hidden message from the tangles.
While longhaired cats require the most upkeep, mats and tangles can be an issue for all cats.
has executed a binding term sheet with Chinese pharmaceutical group Sinotau for investigational imaging agent (MK-6240) being evaluated for use in Positron Emission Tomography scans to image neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, the company said.
in a tangle To make a woman, you must first wring her neck,
"This is one of the first studies to examine both stroke risk and plaque and tangle levels in the brain in relation to cognitive decline before dementia has even set in."
Using the tangle decomposition it is possible to quickly generate all (3 + 1)-free posets of a given size up to isomorphism in a straightforward way (see Theorem 3.10).
Over a 100 study models and conceptual sketches will be presented on and within the structure, as well as films of his projects to illustrate Hirata's view of architecture and ecology, form and function, as a complex, interwoven 'tangle'.
The 'Tangle Teezer', which was originally rejected by the team of entrepreneurs on BBC's 'Dragon's Den', is now said to be the fastest growing hairbrush in the UK, with global sales over two million since its launch in 2007.