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  Dense Gas Dynamics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The phrase dense gas regime refers to the aforementioned thermodynamic region and dense gas flow indicates all or part of a flow field with thermodynamic states in the dense gas regime.
For the dense gas cases the density is scaled relative to the value at the critical point.
Note that the triple point is much closer to the wedge for the dense gas case and that the reflected shock is attached to the front of the wedge.
capella.colorado.edu /~brownbp/dgas.html   (1402 words)

 Density (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A partial order on a set S is said to be dense (or dense-in-itself) if, for all x and y in S for which x < y, there is a z in S such that x < z < y.
In case the order is a linear order, then B is dense in A in the present sense if and only if B is dense in the order topology on A.
In forcing, a subset D of a forcing notion (P, ≤) is called dense in P if for any p in P there is d in D with d≤p.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dense   (427 words)

This valley is particularly susceptible to dense fog during the winter when strong and persistent temperature inversions in association with the surrounding mountains, act as horizontal barriers to trap cold and moist air near the surface.
This increase in dense fog occurrences at the tower and not at the surface may be due to the increased height of the tower and the movement of the tower further north.
Dense fog was reported at the tower and the surface 54 percent of the time, and 23 percent at the surface only.
www.wrh.noaa.gov /wrh/04TAs/0401/SLCFog.htm   (3533 words)

 Dense Fog Study for Knoxville TN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The most favorable conditions for dense fog formation at TYS are: (1) clear to partly cloudy skies (80% of the time; Fig.
Dense fog is twice as likely to occur if precipitation fell within the previous 12 hours than the previous 12 to 24 hour period (29% vs 14%, respectively; Fig.
Of the dense fog events, 76% of the time they were preceded (in the prior 24 hours) by precipitation less than 1/4 inch, compared to 10% of the time when precipitation was 1/4 to 1/2 inch (Fig.
www.srh.noaa.gov /mrx/research/Fog/fogTYS.htm   (1029 words)

 DWDM - Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing, the technology by which the frequencies of light carried on a single optical fibre are subdivided into discrete wavelengths allowing for the greater transmission of data.
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing is a technique by which many separate signals are converted into slightly different wavelengths of 'colours' of light for transmission along a single cable and separate back into individual signals at the other end.
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing.  An even more powerful and efficient type of WDM capable of increasing the capacity of a fiber strand even further.  It is currently the preferred method for fiber transmission as it greatly reduces the amount of fiber required by a network.  See also WDM.
www.auditmypc.com /acronym/DWDM.asp   (593 words)

 Dense And Nowhere Dense in ZhurnalWiki
Rational numbers are "dense" because no matter how tiny a neighborhood you pick around any number, there are still an infinite number of fractions that lie in that neighborhood.
Simultaneously, the rationals are "nowhere dense" because however tiny a zone you pick around a rational number, there are infinitely many non-rational numbers (irrationals, numbers not expressible as fractions) in that zone too.
A set E is said to be dense in a set X if the closure of E is X. For example, the set of rational numbers is dense in the set of real numbers.
zhurnal.net /ww/zw?DenseAndNowhereDense   (435 words)

Nutritionally dense corn was developed by Exceed Genetics and is licensed to several seed partners.
In 2002 there were approximately 85,000 acres of nutritionally dense corn, and acreage is expected to remain flat in 2003.
This is the average premium expected for nutritionally dense corn as quoted by several seed companies and one firm responding to the Illinois Specialty Handler Survey.
web.aces.uiuc.edu /value/factsheets/corn/fact-nutridense-corn.htm   (1166 words)

 National Cancer Institute - "Dose Dense" Chemo Improves Breast Cancer Survival
While previous research has evaluated the use of various forms of "dose dense" chemotherapy, this is the first major controlled study to show a clear survival benefit for women with node-positive breast cancer.
After three years, 92 percent of patients on the dose dense therapy were alive, compared to 90 percent of those on the conventionally administered regimens.
Side effects were found to be no more severe among patients on the dose dense regimens than among those on the conventional treatments, and patients on the dose dense regimens suffered fewer cases of neutropenia.
www.cancer.gov /newscenter/pressreleases/dosedense   (854 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To see why humid air is less dense than dry air, we need to turn to one of the laws of nature the Italian physicist Amadeo Avogadro discovered in the early 1800s.
In simple terms, he found that a fixed volume of gas, say one cubic meter, at the same temperature and pressure, would always have the same number of molecules no matter what gas is in the container.
More dense, or "heavier" air will slow down objects moving through it more because the object has to, in effect, shove aside more or heavier molecules.
www.usatoday.com /weather/wdensity.htm   (1421 words)

 Mammographic Density of mammograms, categories affecting risk
If the report says they are "very" dense, then they are probably in 75% to 100% density category.
If the report says they are "somewhat" or "moderately" dense, then they are probably in the 50% to 74% category.
A woman's risk of breast cancer increases if her breasts are mammographically dense.
www.halls.md /breast/density.htm   (455 words)

 HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Due to the dense space gradient surrounding the particle A, the micro particles formed in the spatial gradation gain momentum towards A (as more mass/energy is taken up in that direction) giving a gravitational equivalent for A and indicating equivalence between gradations of dense space and gravitational pull as stated by Siepmann (1).
In model B a particle of dense space spins and is in equilibrium with surrounding space due to the Bernoulli effect in which fast moving surfaces take on a low density appearance relative to the surrounding medium.
Since dense space has been shown to exist (1) and observation retains supremacy over the imaginary in science it is logical to assume that investigations into dense space theory should now be regarded as a more useful path of inquiry.
website.lineone.net /~pierz/physics2.htm   (872 words)

 Dense   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As an example, the set of rational numbers is a dense subset of the real numbers.
Note that the first notion of "dense" depends on the surrounding space, while the second notion is completely internal to the ordered set.
The rationals in 0,1 for instance are dense as an ordered set and they are dense in the space 0,1 but they are not dense in the real numbers.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/de/Dense.htm   (206 words)

 Screening Techniques for Dense Breasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On a mammogram, the gland tissue in the breast looks "dense." This means that it's thick or hard to see through.
Dense breasts have more glandular and connective tissue and less fat tissue.
The Korean researchers concluded that women with dense breasts should get ultrasounds of their breasts in addition to mammograms as part of their routine screening for breast cancer.
www.breastcancer.org /research_screening_120003_pf.html   (910 words)

 DENSE CONNECTIVE TISSUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These can be seen by their thin fl nuclei (oblong) and a thin "stream of cytoplasm" that blends in with the collagen fibers.
This is called dense, irregular connective tissue because the fiber bundles are organized in an irregular array.
Tendon, which is a strap like body that connects bone to muscle, is made of dense regular connective tissue.
www.cytochemistry.net /microanatomy/connective_tissue/dense_connective_tissue.htm   (169 words)

 SMALL DENSE LDL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Small Dense LDL is a single type of LDL another type is large buoyant LDL.
The goal of therapy is to shift small dense LDL to large buoyant LDL.
Cholesterol lowering drugs that impact small dense LDL are nicotinic acid and the fibric acid derivatives.
www.preventive-cardiology.com /small_dense_ldl.htm   (569 words)

 Refraction of Light: as it passes from less dense to more dense mediums
When light passes from a less dense to a more dense substance, (for example passing from air into water), the light is refracted (or bent) towards the normal.
Upon exiting the water, the light is bent away from the normal as it passes from water (more dense) and into air (less dense).
The light would leave the flashlight, bend at the surface of the water, reflect off the mirror at the bottom of the glass and move towards the surface, where it would bend outward at the same angle it bent in on the way in.
ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu /(Gh)/guides/mtr/opt/mch/refr/less.rxml   (333 words)

 MedicalPost.com: MEDICAL IMAGING UPDATE: Mammography and ultrasound best for detecting breast cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ultrasound studies are good at picking up many of the cancers missed by mammograms, especially those which occur in women who have dense breasts.
Of the women who had dense breasts, 80 cancers were identified in 75 women.
Women who had breasts that were of a grade I density (more fatty breasts which are the least dense type), mammography detected 97.5% of cancers.
www.medicalpost.com /mpcontent/article.jsp?content=/content/EXTRACT/RAWART/3501/19B.html   (597 words)

 Configuring IP Multicast Routing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In this case, the interface is treated as dense mode if the group is in dense mode; the interface is treated in sparse mode if the group is in sparse mode.
If you configure sparse-dense mode, the idea of sparseness or denseness is applied to the group on the router, and the network manager should apply the same concept throughout the network.
Sparse mode and dense mode are properties of a group, as opposed to an interface.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios120/12cgcr/np1_c/1cprt1/1cmulti.htm   (8132 words)

 The regulation of platelet-dense granules by Rab27a in the ashen mouse, a model of Hermansky-Pudlak and Griscelli ...
Dense granule deficiencies such as those found in patients with HPS are a form of platelet storage pool deficiency
Collagen-mediated platelet aggregation and secretion of dense granule ATP is diminished in ashen mutants on the C3H/HeSnJ background but unaffected in ashen mutants on the a/a, ash/ash background.
Heterogeneous abnormalities of platelet dense granule ultrastructure in 20 patients with congenital storage pool deficiency.
www.bloodjournal.org /cgi/content/full/100/1/128   (5809 words)

 Portland: Far Less Dense than Los Angeles, Sprawling Like Phoenix
Los Angeles Most Dense US Urban Area: Even planning professionals are often surprised to learn that the nation's most dense urban area is the very area perceived by many people to be the epitome of so-called "urban sprawl" --- Los Angeles.
It was also the least densely populated out of the 12 urbanized areas with more than 1,000,000 residents.
The most dense census tract in the Los Angeles area had a population density of 79,725, 3.5 times that of Portland's most dense tract, at 22,858.
www.demographia.com /db-porla.htm   (1116 words)

 The Physics Classroom
Note that when the pulse reaches the end of the medium, a portion of its energy is transmitted into the more dense medium (in the form of a transmitted pulse), a portion of its energy remains in the less dense medium (in the form of a reflected pulse).
This is always the case for boundary situations in which a pulse in a less dense medium reflects off the boundary with a more dense medium.
Since wave speeds and wavelengths in strings are always greatest in a least dense medium, it would be expected that there is a decrease in wave speed and wavelength as the pulse crosses the boundary.
www.physicsclassroom.com /mmedia/waves/ltm.html   (776 words)

 Llewellyn Encyclopedia
Assiah: The "Material World." The final, fourth, and most dense of the four Qabalistic worlds or stages of manifestation.
Assiah is the dense world of action and matter.
It is attributed to Malkuth, the element of earth, and the Hebrew letter Heh (the final letter Heh, as opposed to the second letter Heh in the name Yod Heh Vah Heh).
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /glossary.php   (5977 words)

 dense graph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is no strict distinction between sparse and dense graphs.
Bruno Preiss' definition of sparse and dense graphs has problems, but may help.
Paul E. Black, "dense graph", from Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures, Paul E. Black, ed., NIST.
www.nist.gov /dads/HTML/densegraph.html   (162 words)

 Type II Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis, (Dense Deposit Disease)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The diagram in slide 53 illustrates the dense transformation of the basement membrane that causes the thickening.
The electron micrograph in slide 54 shows the urinary space, an expanded mesangial region with a little bit of dense material in the increased matrix, and capillary basement membrane with stretches of normal lamina densa and zones of dense transformation.
These dense deposits are not subepithelial or subendothelial, but rather are within the basement membrane.
www.gamewood.net /rnet/renalpath/ch8.htm   (371 words)

 Mammograms: Can they find cancer in dense breasts? - MayoClinic.com
Dense breasts contain more dense tissues — glands and ligaments — and less fat.
For this reason, on a mammogram, a tumor can be difficult to detect in dense breasts because it looks a lot like the dense tissue around it.
If you have dense breasts and your doctor detects a breast lump, he or she may recommend further evaluation of the lump even if a mammogram is interpreted as normal.
mayoclinic.com /invoke.cfm?objectid=58D6580B-0464-44C3-B42E52E54440F067   (325 words)

 Succinctness is Power
We should be clear that we are talking about the succinctness of languages, not of individual programs.
One reason it's hard to imagine a language being too succinct is that if there were some excessively compact way to phrase something, there would probably also be a longer way.
For example, if you felt Lisp programs using a lot of macros or higher-order functions were too dense, you could, if you preferred, write code that was isomorphic to Pascal.
www.paulgraham.com /power.html   (2880 words)

 Citations: An Approximation Algorithm for the Bandwidth Problem on Dense Graphs - Karpinski, Wirtgen, Zelikovsky ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Definition 1 (AKK 95] We call a graph dense, if the number of edges is in Omega Gamma n 2) A graph G is ffi dense, if the minimum degree ffi (G) is at least ffi n.
A graph G is ffi dense, if the minimum degree ffi(G) is at least ffi n.
It is also a very interesting artifact that the recent successes in design of the polynomial time approximation schemes for dense optimization problems parallel the successes of the past attacks on dense approximate counting problems, Broder [B86] Jerrum and Sinclair [JS89] Dyer, Frieze,....
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /context/340715/275966   (1845 words)

 Dense Irregular Tissue
Locate the dermis of the skin The specific type of connective tissue found in the dermis is Dense Irregular Connective Tissue Proper.
Ok so how would you come to the conclusion that this is a Dense Irregular CT? First take a look at the whole thing.
Again notice how that it looks dense and the fibers have no regular direction.
www3.umdnj.edu /histsweb/lab3/lab3denseirreg.html   (312 words)

 SPACE.com -- Dense Matters: Astronomers Peek Inside Neutron Star
The approach is expected to enable future astronomers to gain glimpses of the stuff inside other neutron stars and boost their understanding of matter, energy and the fundamental particles that make up the universe.
"Neutron stars are a sort of cosmic lab in a sense that the material at their centers is so dense it can't be reproduced on Earth," said study leader Tod Strohmayer in a telephone interview.
About the size of a city, a neutron star is the remnant of an exploded star whose matter is so compressed, the protons and electrons within its atoms fuse into neutrons.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/neutron_scitue_040914.html   (1084 words)

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