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thik nuhs

  • n  the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • n  indistinct articulation
    judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily
  • n  used of a line or mark
  • n  resistance to flow

  • Thanks to nifty imaging techniques, the point at which the cortex reaches peak thickness is now recognized as an early milestone in brain maturation.
  • He first considered dissecting corpses and measuring the average thickness of tissue on modern human faces.
  • Telltale signs are everywhere from the unexpected persistence and thickness of pack ice in the waters around Iceland to the southward migration of a warmth-loving creature like .
News & Articles

  • Laser Welding System targets microfluidics industry.
    Capable of joining clear polymers without special additives, LPKF PrecisionWeld can create weld seams with thickness under 100 µm with repeatability under 10 µm. System features fiducial recognition camera, X/Y table for working fields up to 12 x 12 in., and adjustable Z-axis for creating wider welds. Compact enough to fit through any laboratory door, system is suited for prototyping and small ...
    June 17, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Pan Orient Energy Jumps 12% As Reports Operations Update
    Pan Orient Energy Corp. (POE.V) announced that the L53-DC4ST1 appraisal well encountered approximately 40 meters (true vertical thickness) of gross wire line log interpreted oil pay in the
    June 17, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • New nanoneedle technique probes inner workings of human skin
    The nanoneedle probes the top layer of skin so that researchers can shine a light on the cellular structure below. (Credit: Peratech) How does our top layer of skin -- the thin stratum corneum -- manage to keep water inside our bodies and microbes out, all while maintaining strength and elasticity, at just a fraction of the thickness of a sheet of paper? In the first tests of its kind ...
    June 13, 2013 - CNET
Quotes

  • Richard J. Haier in Telegraph.co.uk
    Psychologist and co-author Dr Richard Haier added: "We were excited to see cortical thickness differences between the girls that practiced Tetris and those who did not."
  • Shane Gould in USA Today
    Athletes have a keen sense of physics, in nature particularly,Gould said. "We're always up against the elements of gravity, air - just the thickness of air. And then for swimmers, the water, all the forces in the water. That causes you to...
  • Carl Zeiss in MarketWatch
    Some layers of integrated circuits already have reached a thickness of only a few atoms, Dr. Rainer Knippelmeyer, Senior Vice President Operations of Carl Zeiss SMT explains, "Semiconductor manufacturers are in dire need of reliable...

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