An electrical instrument which sums up the value of the quantity measured with respect to time.
Behaviour patterns which cannot occur simultaneously, because of reciprocal inhibition in the case of reflexes for example, but also due to psychological factors, such as the limits of attention,
In fish, a ventral membrane bone supporting the operculum,
To bring a file or document created using one piece of software into another, eg a spreadsheet file into a word processor application,
1 Uptake of water where the driving force is a difference of matric potential rather than osmotic. 2 Uptake of water and swelling by seeds, the first step in germination.
The state of being poisoned,
Polymerization in which the monomers show stereochemical regularity of structure. Adj isotactic. See fig. at stereoregular polymers Cf syndiotaxy.
One in which the effects of irradiation are measured while the specimen is subjected to radiation and neutrons in a reactor,
Material reclamation within factory eg granulated thermoplastic runners and scrap mouldings fed back into injection moulding process,
A characteristic of some mental disorders, notably schizophrenia, in which the individual perceives irrelevant and independent environmental and social events as relating to himself or herself