Describes a gene allele which shows its effect in those individuals who received it from only one parent, ie in heterozygotes. Also describes a character due to a dominant gene. Cf recessive,
Said of a book cover which is attached by gluing down the back; if pasted down to endpapers it is said to be drawn on solid.
A colorless or yellow, a carcinogenic sulfate with chemical formula (CH3)2SO4. Used in organic synthesis as an alkylating agent.
A method applied for materials that are subjected to continuous heating, which determines the temperature at which thermal reactions occur, and the nature and intensity of such reactions.
A form of expanded metal lath, used as a base for plaster. It has a diamond-shaped network.
Use of test data to check paths through a program or flowchart without the use of a computer. See logical error.
A device which produces desired delay in the transmission of a signal. In acoustic delay lines, signal is delayed by using the wave which circulates through liquid or solid medium.
A combination of barring motor and main drive motor used to provide all speeds from inching and crawl to full speed,
A built-up box girder in which the top and bottom booms are united by two parallel webs,
Doppler ranging system for tracking missiles DOppler RANge.