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  • 1 Self-experimentation in medicine — Self experimentation refers to the very special case of single subject scientific experimentation in which the experimenter conducts the experiment on her or himself. Usually this means that the designer, operator, subject, analyst, and user or… …

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  • 2 Balance — Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to… …

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  • 3 Self-organization — is a process of attraction and repulsion in which the internal organization of a system, normally an open system, increases in complexity without being guided or managed by an outside source. Self organizing systems typically (though not always)… …

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  • 4 Self-incompatibility in plants — Self incompatibility (SI) is a general name for several genetic mechanisms in angiosperms, which prevent self fertilization and thus encourage outcrossing. In plants with SI, when a pollen grain produced in a plant reaches a stigma of the same… …

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  • 5 Self-focusing — is a non linear optical process induced by the change in refractive index of materials exposed to intense electromagnetic radiation. [Cumberbatch, E. Self focusing in Non linear optics , J. Inst. Maths Applics 6, 250 (1970)] Mourou, G. A. et al.… …

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  • 6 Self-Made Men (Frederick Douglass) — Self Made Men is a famous lecture by Frederick Douglass (1818 ndash; 1895). In this speech, which was first delivered in 1859, he gives his own definition of the self made man and explains what he thinks are the means to become such a man.… …

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  • 7 Self insurance — is a risk management method in which a calculated amount of money is set aside to compensate for the potential future loss. More colloquially, the term self insured is used as a euphemism for uninsured. [http://www.slate.com/id/2075714/] If self… …

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  • 8 Self-relations Psychotherapy — Self relationship is an aspect of psychotherapy which describes and focusses on the crucial relationship between a person and their own self. Formally described in Stephen Gilligan s article: The relational self: the expanding of love beyond… …

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  • 9 balance — [n1] equilibrium antithesis, correspondence, counterbalance, equity, equivalence, evenness, even steven*, hang, harmony, parity, proportion, stasis, symmetry, tension; con cepts 664,667 Ant. disproportion, imbalance, instability balance [n2]… …

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  • 10 Self-Strengthening Movement — (zh t|t=洋務運動 or 自強運動); c 1861–1895 was a period of institutional reforms initiated during the late Qing Dynasty following a series of military defeats and concessions to foreign powers. [http://www.wsu.edu/ dee/CHING/SELF.HTM] To make peace with… …

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  • 11 self-control — [n] willpower over one’s actions abstemiousness, aplomb, balance, constraint, dignity, discipline, discretion, poise, repression, reserve, restraint, reticence, self constraint, selfdiscipline, self government, sobriety, stability, stoicism,… …

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  • 12 Self-phase modulation — (SPM) is a nonlinear optical effect of light matter interaction.An ultrashort pulse of light, when travelling in a medium, will induce a varying refractive index of the medium due to the optical Kerr effect. This variation in refractive index… …

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  • 13 self-poised — (sĕlfʹpoizdʹ) adj. 1. In command of oneself. 2. In a state of balance without need of support. * * * …

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  • 14 self-ad|just|ing — «SEHLF uh JUHS tihng», adjective. adjusting itself; requiring no external adjustment: »The system is self adjusting and finds a new balance when it is disturbed (New Scientist) …

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  • 15 balance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, accommodate, accord, account, account current, account rendered, account stated, adjust, afterglow, afterimage, agree, amount to, analogize, analogousness, aplomb, arrangement, assess, assets,… …

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  • 16 Self-verification theory — For self testing in electronics, see built in self test Self verification is a social psychological theory that asserts people want to be known and understood by others according to their firmly held beliefs and feelings about themselves, that is …

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  • 17 balance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equilibrium, steadiness, stability; surplus, excess, rest, remainder; scales. v. offset, even, square; equalize, level, adjust; equal, match. See equality, compensation, symmetry, mean, gravity,… …

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  • 18 Balance board — A balance board is a device used for recreation, athletic training, brain development, therapy, musical training and other kinds of personal development. It is a lever, similar to a see saw, that the user usually stands on, usually with the left… …

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  • 19 Balance of power in international relations — In international relations, a balance of power exists when there is parity or stability between competing forces. As a term in international law for a just equilibrium between the members of the family of nations, it expresses the doctrine… …

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  • 20 balance — n 1. scale, scales, steelyard, measure; beam, lever. 2. equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equipollen cy, equiponderance, equiponderancy; equivalence, equality, parity, par; equalization, uniformity, symmetry. 3. poise, composure, aplomb,… …

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