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buildup

An increase in absorbed dose of radiation with depth below the surface in a radiated material by a beam of X-rays or gamma rays.
 
Types
Electron buildup—Due to an increasing electron flux in the material, which is more important for high energy beams.

Photon buildup—Due to scattering in broad beams of radiation.
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As we held overhead, I noticed towering cumulus build-ups within several miles of the ship.
Inventory Position and Projections enables companies to project inventory out based on current business conditions, preventing shortages or build-ups.
This does two things: builds war fighters' confidence in the system and precludes the iron mountain build-ups we had in Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Eventually, the United States would have to stand down its forces and at that point the same old cat-and-mouse game would resume--no doubt, only to be followed in turn by more build-ups and more compliance and then more draw downs and more obstruction.
And with the trademark build-ups and swooshes accompanied by an excellent lightshow the band reached their peak with a storming, though relatively short, version of God Is a DJ.
In 1992, environmental extremists used the ESA to stop controlled bums of dangerous brush build-ups, claiming the preventive actions would endanger protected gnatcatchers and rats.
With US pigmeat production forecast to rise at least 3% next year after a modest increase this year, the possibility is a price-weakening confrontation between the Americans and Danes in Japan, perhaps causing stock build-ups back here in the EU.
Prototypes are generated from photo-sensitive resins using laser light, build-ups from plastic that's heated to flow like inks, layers of paper, and computer-driven routers milling down blocks of plastic.
is a global investment firm which originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and build-ups, and growth capital financing.
Despite the increased write-offs, which included build-ups in loan-loss reserves, the central bank said banks' bad loans should remain subject to close scrutiny as additional funding requirements may become necessary, depending on Japan's economic activity and borrowers' financial conditions, until dud loans are removed from their balance sheets.
ASSISTANCE IN LEVERAGED BUILD-UPS, IN WHICH COMPANIES ARE GROWN THROUGH ACQUISITIONS, THEN PACKAGED AND SOLD TO STRATEGIC OR FINANCIAL BUYERS OR THROUGH AN IPO.
When they inflated the balloons, the cholesterol build-ups (plaques) that were blocking those arteries were plastered back against the walls, opening up the blood vessels.