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stethoscopy

The art or process of examination by the stethoscope.

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erasable

  • adjective satellite capable of being effaced
    effaceable.
    • the fire's worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation
    • a signal too loud to be erasable in a single pass through the erase head

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brighteners

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afterglow

  • noun a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
  • noun the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
    • he basked in the afterglow of his victory

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femtosecond

  • noun one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond

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brightener

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nonconductive

  • adjective not able to conduct heat or electricity or sound
    nonconducting; non-conducting.

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whitener

  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; bleaching agent; bleach.

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reconfigurable

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pyrometry

The art of measuring degrees of heat, or the expansion of bodies by heat.

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picosecond

  • noun one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond

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tunable

Capable of being tuned, or made harmonious; hence, harmonious; musical; tuneful. -- Tun"a*ble*ness, n. -- Tun"a*bly, adv.
And tunable as sylvan pipe or song. Milton.

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tweezer

  • noun a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    pair of tweezers; pair of pincers; pincer.

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dendrometer

An instrument to measure the height and diameter of trees.

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aspherical

  • adjective satellite varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape
    aspheric.

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viewfinder

  • noun optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
    finder; view finder.

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tuneable

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indicatrix

(Geom. of Three Dimensions) A certain conic section supposed to be drawn in the tangent plane to any surface, and used to determine the accidents of curvature of the surface at the point of contact. The curve is similar to the intersection of the surface with a parallel to the tangent plane and indefinitely near it. It is an ellipse when the curvature is synclastic, and an hyperbola when the curvature is anticlastic.

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holey

  • adjective satellite allowing passage in and out
    porous.
    • our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous

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rangefinder

  • noun a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
    range finder.

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switchable

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microscopy

  • noun research with the use of microscopes

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holographic

  • adjective of or relating to holography or holograms
  • adjective written entirely in one's own hand
    holographical.
    • holographic document

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bistable

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interconnect

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interlink.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle
  • verb cause to be interconnected or interwoven
    interlink.

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pyrometer

  • noun a thermometer designed to measure high temperatures

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catadioptric

(Physics) Pertaining to, produced by, or involving, both the reflection and refraction of light; as, a catadioptric light. Hutton.

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maser

  • noun an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation

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recordable

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spectroscopy

  • noun the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra
    spectroscopic analysis; spectrometry; spectrographic analysis; spectrum analysis.

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birefringent

  • adjective relating to or characterized by double refraction

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urethrotome

An instrument for cutting a urethral stricture.

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transmissive

Capable of being transmitted; derived, or handed down, from one to another.
Itself a sun, it with transmissive light Enlivens worlds denied to human sight. Prior.

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encoders

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aspheric

  • adjective satellite varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape
    aspherical.

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confocal

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tweezer

  • noun a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    pair of tweezers; pair of pincers; pincer.

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multiplex

  • noun communicates two or more signals over a common channel
  • noun a movie theater than has several different auditoriums in the same building

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demagnification

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photoinduced

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aerosol

  • noun a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol can; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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astrometry

  • noun the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies

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survivable

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rheometry

The measurement of the force or intensity of currents.

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zeiss

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isomerism

  • noun the state of being an isomer; the complex of chemical and physical phenomena characteristic of isomers

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nonlinear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree

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biosensor

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multicolor

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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transceivers

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anamorphic

  • adjective pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another
  • adjective pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system
    • an anamorphic lense

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heterodyne

  • verb combine (a radio frequency wave) with a locally generated wave of a different frequency so as to produce a new frequency equal to the sum or the difference between the two
  • adjective of or relating to the beat produced by heterodyning two oscillations

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unclad

  • adjective satellite having removed clothing
    unappareled; ungarbed; unattired; undressed; ungarmented.
  • verb strip
    unclothe.
    • unclothe your heart of envy

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miniaturize

  • verb design or construct on a smaller scale
    miniaturise.

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lense

  • noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
    lens; lens system.

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interferometer

  • noun any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves

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aplanatic

  • adjective satellite free from or corrected for spherical aberration
    • an aplanatic mirror

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metallography

The science or art of metals and metal working; also, a treatise on metals.

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synchronous

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions

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phonons

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nanosecond

  • noun one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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paraxial

(Anat.) On either side of the axis of the skeleton.

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metrology

  • noun the scientific study of measurement

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multichannel

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goniometry

(Math.) The art of measuring angles; trigonometry.

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nonresonant

  • adjective not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate
    unreverberant.

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jukebox

  • noun a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
    nickelodeon.

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wideband

  • adjective responding to or operating at a wide band of frequencies
    broadband.
    • a broadband antenna

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polarimetry

(Opt.) The art or process of measuring the polarization of light.

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digitise

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitalise; digitalize; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data

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interferometry

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astigmatic

  • adjective of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images

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rotatory

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn
    revolutionary.

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terabyte

  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
    TB.
  • noun a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
    tebibyte; TiB; TB.

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viewfinder

  • noun optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
    finder; view finder.

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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urethrotomy

(Surg.) An incision of the urethra, esp. incision for relief of urethral stricture.

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unmodulated

  • adjective characterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume
    • he lectured in an unmodulated voice edged with hysteria

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stepper

  • noun a professional dancer
    hoofer.
  • noun a motor (especially an electric motor) that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
    stepping motor.

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multifunction

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waveband

  • noun a band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)
    frequency band.

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olympus

  • noun a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)
    Mount Olympus; Mt. Olympus; Olimbos.

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liber

(Bot.) The inner bark of plants, lying next to the wood. It usually contains a large proportion of woody, fibrous cells, and is, therefore, the part from which the fiber of the plant is obtained, as that of hemp, etc.

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ocr

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basicity

(Chem.) (a) The quality or state of being a base. (b) The power of an acid to unite with one or more atoms or equivalents of a base, as indicated by the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms contained in the acid.

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broadband

  • adjective of or relating to or being a communications network in which the bandwidth can be divided and shared by multiple simultaneous signals (as for voice or data or video)
  • adjective responding to or operating at a wide band of frequencies
    wideband.
    • a broadband antenna

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polarimetric

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lithography

  • noun a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
  • noun the act of making a lithographic print

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thz

  • noun one trillion periods per second
    terahertz.

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profilers

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magneto

  • noun a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine
    magnetoelectric machine.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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polarize

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarise.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarise.

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kern

  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.
  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body

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semiconductor

  • noun a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
    semiconducting material.
  • noun a conductor made with semiconducting material
    semiconductor unit; semiconductor device.

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attenuator

  • noun an electrical device for attenuating the strength of an electrical signal

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multilayer

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noninvasive

  • adjective relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity

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purity

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    pureness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; innocence; pureness.

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photosensitive

  • adjective satellite sensitive to visible light
    light-sensitive.
    • photographic film is light-sensitive

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dispersive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; diffusing; disseminative.

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maser

  • noun an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation

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polarise

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarize.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarize.

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loupe

  • noun small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists
    jeweler's loupe.

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modulated

  • adjective changed or adjusted in pitch, tone, or volume
  • verb change the key of, in music
    modulate.
    • modulate the melody

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