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elongation

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

1 The angle between the Sun and a body in the Solar System, as seen from Earth. Elongations are measured from 0° to 180° east or west of the Sun, in the plane passing through...

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elongation

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 123 words.

1. The angle between the Sun and a body in the Solar System, as seen from Earth. Elongations are measured

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elongation

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 125 words.

1. The angle between the Sun and a body in the Solar System, as seen from Earth. Elongations are measured

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elongation

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

1 The angle between the Sun and a body in the Solar System, as seen from Earth. Elongations are measured from 0° to 180° east or west of the Sun, in the plane passing through...

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elongation

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

(in protein synthesis)

The phase in which amino acids are linked together by sequentially formed peptide bonds to form a polypeptide chain (see translation). Elongation factors are...

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midspindle elongation

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 31 words.

the elongation during anaphase of the midregion of the mitotic spindle. This elongation serves to draw the chromosomes poleward once

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midspindle elongation

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 31 words.

the elongation during anaphase of the midregion of the mitotic spindle. This elongation serves to draw the chromosomes poleward once

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elongation index

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The percentage by weight of particles whose long dimension is greater than 1.8 times the mean dimension measured with a standard gauge. The elongation, n, is length divided by breadth and...

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midspindle elongation

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The elongation during anaphase of the midregion of the mitotic spindle. This elongation serves to draw the chromosomes poleward once the movement of chromosomes along traction fibers has...

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greatest elongation

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The occasion when either Mercury or Venus reaches its greatest angular separation from the Sun. Greatest elongation east occurs in the evening sky, and greatest elongation west in the...

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greatest elongation

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 60 words.

The occasion when either Mercury or Venus reaches its greatest angular separation from the Sun. Greatest elongation east occurs in

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