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  • 141 DNA microarray experiment — steps involved in a microarray experiment (some steps omitted) For DNA microarrays in general, see DNA microarray. This is an example of a DNA microarray experiment, detailing a particular case to better explain DNA microarray experiments, while… …

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  • 142 Donots — 240px Donots Pays d’origine Ibbenbüren, Allemagne Genre musical Pop punk, Indie rock Années d activité 1993 …

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  • 143 polymerase chain reaction — n. a technique in which a known DNA sequence is synthesized at high temperatures by means of a polymerase, producing millions of copies for statistical analysis: used in DNA fingerprinting, in detecting minute quantities of cancer cells, etc. * * …

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  • 144 amplifier — /am pleuh fuy euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that amplifies or enlarges. 2. an electronic component or circuit for amplifying power, current, or voltage. [1540 50; AMPLIFY + ER1] * * * Device that responds to a small input signal (voltage,… …

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  • 145 dance — dancingly, adv. /dans, dahns/, v., danced, dancing, n. v.i. 1. to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or… …

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  • 146 gear — gearless, adj. /gear/, n. 1. Mach. a. a part, as a disk, wheel, or section of a shaft, having cut teeth of such form, size, and spacing that they mesh with teeth in another part to transmit or receive force and motion. b. an assembly of such… …

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  • 147 lever — /lev euhr, lee veuhr/, n. 1. Mech. a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third. Cf. machine (def. 4b). 2. a means or agency of persuading or of achieving an end:… …

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  • 148 Lever — /lee veuhr/, n. Charles James ( Cornelius O Dowd ), 1806 72, Irish novelist and essayist. * * * Simple machine used to amplify physical force. All early people used the lever in some form, for moving heavy stones or as digging sticks for land… …

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  • 149 radar — /ray dahr/, n. 1. Electronics. a device for determining the presence and location of an object by measuring the time for the echo of a radio wave to return from it and the direction from which it returns. 2. a means or sense of awareness or… …

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  • 150 radio — /ray dee oh /, n., pl. radios, adj., v., radioed, radioing. n. 1. wireless telegraphy or telephony: speeches broadcast by radio. 2. an apparatus for receiving or transmitting radio broadcasts. 3. a message transmitted by radio. adj. 4. pertaining …

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  • 151 telephone — telephoner, n. /tel euh fohn /, n., v., telephoned, telephoning. n. 1. an apparatus, system, or process for transmission of sound or speech to a distant point, esp. by an electric device. v.t. 2. to speak to or summon (a person) by telephone. 3.… …

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  • 152 telescope — /tel euh skohp /, n., adj., v., telescoped, telescoping. n. 1. an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and therefore nearer. One of the two principal forms (refracting telescope) consists essentially of an objective lens… …

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  • 153 Balzac, Honoré de — orig. Honoré Balssa born May 20, 1799, Tours, France died Aug. 18, 1850, Paris French writer. Balzac began working as a clerk in Paris at about age 16. An early attempt at a business career left him with huge debts, and for decades he toiled… …

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  • 154 Vallee, Rudy — orig. Hubert Prior Vallée born July 28, 1901, Island Pond, Vt., U.S. died July 3, 1986, North Hollywood, Calif. U.S. singer and entertainer. He performed as a musician while at Yale University and in 1928 formed a dance band, the Yale Collegians… …

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  • 155 Pierce, John Robinson — ▪ 2003       American engineer (b. March 27, 1910, Des Moines, Iowa d. April 2, 2002, Sunnyvale, Calif.), was recognized as the father of satellite communications. After earning a Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in… …

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  • 156 overamplify — verb To amplify to an extent that distorts the original sound or signal See Also: underamplify, amplify …

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  • 157 reaction — 1. The response of a muscle or other living tissue or organism to a stimulus. 2. The color change effected in litmus and certain other organic pigments by contact with substances such as acids or alkalies; also the property that such substances… …

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  • 158 List of Pokémon (320–386) — Pokémon has 646 (as of Pokémon Black and White) distinctive fictional species classified as the titular Pokémon. These creatures and entities reside throughout various locations of the fictional Pokémon universe and can be caught by humans… …

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  • 159 Circular Mound Altar — The Circular Mound Altar (圜丘坛 yuán qiū tán) is an outdoor empty circular platform on three levels of marble stones, located in Beijing. It is part of the Temple of Heaven. It was constructed in 1530, during the 9th year of Emperor Jiajing s reign …

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  • 160 Current sense amplifier — Current sense amplifiers (also called current shunt amplifiers) are special purpose amplifiers that output a voltage proportional to the current flowing in a power rail. They utilize a current sense resistor to convert the load current in the… …

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