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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: 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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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

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 77 words.

(in protein synthesis)

The phase in which amino acids are linked together by sequentially formed peptide bonds to form a

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elongation

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 82 words.

1. (in protein synthesis) The phase in which amino acids are linked together by sequentially formed peptide bonds to form

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elongation

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 16 words.

1. The lengthening of something.

2. The angle between the sun and a celestial body.

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elongation

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 77 words.

1. The increase in length of a spring, testpiece, or component subjected to a tensile load.

2. The

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elongation factors

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Proteins that complex with ribosomes to promote elongation of polypeptide chains; they dissociate from the ribosome when translation is terminated. Elongation factor G (EF-G), also called...

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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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