thickness pattern

thickness pattern

[′thik·nəs ‚pad·ərn]
(meteorology)
The general geometric distribution of thickness lines on a thickness chart. Also known as relative hypsography; relative topography.
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Both OCT and GDxVCC can be used for diagnosis of glaucoma and progress of disease based on RNFL thickness pattern.
The figure shows a periodic thickness pattern and four thickness peaks.
3) will become more irregular with control from future drilling; and, because we present little additional data in areas where the New Harmony Gr oup is thicker than 300 feet (270 in), deeper drilling in Gibson, Warrick, Vanderburgh, and Posey Counties may yield significant variation in the thickness pattern we show (Fig.
Comparisons of thickness patterns of tree rings with ice-core and other data on a region's past climate changes often can produce an age estimate for a tree.