target volume

target volume

[′tär·gət ‚väl·yəm]
(electromagnetism)
The volume of that part of a precipitation-type radar target from which a target signal is received; if the precipitation completely fills the radar beam, the target volume is identical with the radar volume.
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5 percent of its 6-million WMT shipment target volume.
The sharp falloff outside the target volume results in low doses to surrounding healthy breast tissue, heart and lungs.
When the PD was 105 Gy and [sup]125I seed strands increased from one chain to two, V[sub]100 (percentage of the target volume receiving ≥90% of the PD) increased by 158–249%; when it increased from two chains to three, V[sub]100 increased by 7–175%.
Due to the mine's continued strong year-to-date performance, target volume for 2017 was revised from 175,000 to 180,000 ounces, signaling the company's confidence to the mine's capacity for production.
This technique allowed positioning of the electrodes around the target volume under image guidance in all patients treated with IRE.
Each base of SDK sets a target volume to collect aluminum cans, and makes effort to increase employees' participation rate and volume of collected cans.
Intensity-modulated RT (IMRT) is designed to conform the rigid dose coverage to the planning target volume (PTV) by sparing the surrounding normal tissues.
Careful attention should be taken to ensure adequate tumor coverage by combining clinical examination, imaging findings, and appropriate nodal volumes at risk to define the target volume," the guideline states.
The Ministry of Investment's expectations are lower than its target volume of investments that were announced at the beginning of 2016, which ranged between $8bn and $10bn.
Iran exports this year are at barely halfthe target volume.
The target volume for the fund is EUR 150m and the target yield is between 6 and 7% and dividends are expected to be between 4 and 4.
The deputy minister added that there is no certain target volume for trade turnover, but its growth at any rate is a positive factor both for Azerbaijan and Russia.