checkerboard pattern

checkerboard pattern

A term referring to the normal interspersing of dark (type I) and light (type II) skeletal muscle fibres, a pattern that develops by the 30th foetal week and is directly controlled by the CNS.
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The theoretical models for this behaviour describes charges lining up in either parallel lines or a well-ordered checkerboard pattern but until now it has been impossible to discern one from the other at the experimental level.
The maps clearly showed how the presence of oxygen atoms forced the atoms into a checkerboard pattern known as a Jahn-Teller distortion.
And the yellow-and-saffron checkerboard pattern of Colsa, Mur, Mur, Mur, 2013, riffs on pre-Inca textiles, in which lighter blocks of color are customarily enmeshed with darker ones.
My mother stood up for a second, and hanging behind her was a coat that had a checkerboard pattern on it, and Terri said, `That's it.
The lands are located in a checkerboard pattern of small parcels spread across 18 counties in Western Oregon, with Lane and Douglas counties among those with the largest numbers of acres.
I think it also will have appeal to furniture manufacturers who might want to jazz up a plain dresser, for example, by inserting a variety of printed drawer faces, such as a checkerboard pattern or something with color teamed with a woodgrain.
Checking often is like alligatoring in that it is in the form of a grid or checkerboard pattern, but the breaks in the film are shallow.
IT COMBINES AN APPRECIATION FOR AN URBAN STREET NETWORK WITH INTERESTING WAYS TO ORIENT THE HOMES IN A CHECKERBOARD PATTERN TO BEST COLLECT SUNLIGHT, WITH THE "FRONT" YARDS ACTUALLY BEING ON THE SIDE.
There's some kind of distinct checkerboard pattern of magnetization that spontaneously forms," said Stamper-Kurn.
As for design, one idea is to use a checkerboard pattern on the floor, as in this picture, with a band of black up to about the height of the dado rail on the wall.
The artist's interest in patterns may reflect the Midwestern landscape in which he lived, where adjacent plots of land make a checkerboard pattern on rolling hills, and rows of crops form intricate grids.
The dots are also repeated in Tina's clothes, only this time they are in black and enclosed in a checkerboard pattern.