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abrupt wave

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. 15 words.

An unexpected increase in flow caused by a sudden change in flow conditions.

ABS

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. 26 words.

A polymeric material composed of acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene to give a good balance of mechanical properties, used commonly as

ABS

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 5 words.

ABS

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 5 words.

ABS

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 5 words.

ABS plastic

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

ABS polymer

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 28 words.

A class of thermoplastic co-polymer consisting of the three monomers acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene that has improved properties (particularly ...

ABS polymer

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 28 words.

A class of thermoplastic co-polymer consisting of the three monomers acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene that has improved properties (particularly ...

Abscisic Acid Participates in the Control of Cell Cycle Initiation Through Heme Homeostasis in the Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae

Yuki Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ando, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5053 words.

ABA is a phytohormone that is synthesized in response to abiotic stresses and other environmental changes, inducing various physiological responses. While ABA has been found in unicellular...

abscissa

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. 10 words.

The horizontal or x-coordinate within the *Cartesian coordinate system.

abscissa

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 25 words.

The horizontal or x-coordinate in a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system such as a chart or graph. The *ordinate is the vertical or y-coordinate....

abseil survey

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. 17 words.

An inspection undertaken on a tall building/structure by a qualified person suspended via a rope.

absolute

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. 6 words.

Not depending on anything else.

absolute

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

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

Denoting a number or a measurement that does not rely on a standard reference value.

absolute assignment

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. 13 words.

The irrevocable transfer of the entire debt or all legal rights.

absolute density

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 37 words.

The mass per unit volume of a substance. It is the density of the actual substance and does not include any free space that may be between particles. The SI units are kg m...

absolute encoder

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 84 words.

A device which provides a continuous digital output representing angle or position. The output is normally obtained from a number of photocells mounted along a radial line and detecting...

absolute encoder

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 83 words.

A device which provides a continuous digital output representing angle or position. The output is normally obtained from a number of photocells mounted along a radial line and detecting...

absolute entropy

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 32 words.

The entropy value for a substance relative to absolute zero. For any pure crystalline substance at absolute zero the absolute entropy is zero. ...

absolute entropy

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 29 words.

The entropy value for a substance relative to absolute zero. For any pure crystalline substance at absolute zero the absolute entropy is zero. ...