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shim

(shim),
In magnetic resonance imaging, fine adjustment of the magnetic field to improve uniformity.

shim

a thin tapered piece of material used to fill a gap.
A 5-item self-administered questionnaire about the penis’ functionality

shim

(shĭm) [Of uncertain origin]
In magnetic resonance imaging, a gradient magnetic field that is used to improve the homogeneity of the main magnetic field.
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Shiming, CEO of the company, said the company is looking forward to executing a number of projects in the Kingdom including an office tower and a residential city in Riyadh.
Cell culture: PC12 cells were a gift from Professor Chen Shiming from Institute of Materia Medica of Chinese Academy of Medical Science and were maintained at 37[degrees]C in a humidified atmosphere containing 5 per cent C[O.
One of China's top gold-medal prospects, the boxer Zou Shiming, was at first rejected because coaches were only interested in children whose wingspan exceeded their stature by three centimeters.
The strong demands for our LCD panels since the second fiscal quarter of 2007 have guided our decision to increase our manufacturing capacity," said the company's CEO, Shiming Wang.
According to CCID analyst Qiu Shiming, continuous breakthroughs in wind power generation technology have been made "and the economies of scale have become more apparent.
On the supplier side, CPS Color, Degussa-Huls and Shiming Color, have set up offices or production bases here in China, which means they see promise in the market.
329 (observing that the reunification project is invested with near spiritual significance, as expressed in the phrase "the sacred mission and lofty purpose of all Chinese people"--"suoyou Zhongguoren de Shensheng Shiming he Chonggai Mubiao"); Fu, supra note 178, at 321, 332-34 (diagnosing that (1) in the eyes of the leaders of the People's Republic of China the achievement of reunification forms "an essential component of the national psyche"; (2) independent of a democratization on the mainland, "[a]ny act of formal secession by Taiwan [would be] perceived by the Chinese people as an insult" .
Wu Dati (Wu Ta-ti), "Meidong Zhongwen Xuexiao Xiehui: Manhuai rexin qianglie shiming, baocun Zhonghua wenhua yichan" [The Association of Chinese Schools: Filled with enthusiasm and an intense sense of mission to preserve the Chinese cultural heritage], World Journal, weekend supplement, July 18, 1993; "An Introduction to the Association of Chinese Schools," downloaded from the Association of Chinese Schools webpage, August 31, 1999.
Shiming Dong [*], Laketa Halloway, Huey-Min Hwang, Xiaochun Shi, and Hongtao Yu [*], Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217
The official groundbreaking featured dignitaries from the city of Baoji and greater Guangdong Province, China, along with company CEO, Shiming Wang.
Gao Shiming, presenter of the award, says: "I tend to believe that 'Art Publication of the Year' is a writing award.