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collapsing

(kō-lăps′ĭng)
1. Falling into extreme and sudden prostration resembling shock.
2. Shrinking; disintegrating.
3. Condensing.
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Windmoeller & Hoelscher, the first blown-film equipment supplier to offer an oscillating hauloff back in 1973, sells a unit that feeds the film through a series of two horizontally arranged turning bars and two idler rolls after the primary nip and collapsing frame.
With the Force10 TeraScale E-Series, TrueServer is increasing the resiliency of its network while collapsing the aggregation and core layers into a single one.
In high-energy bursts, a collapsing star expels jets of material at near-light speeds.
Complex societies have been collapsing for 12,000 years - or as long as they have existed,'' said Joseph Tainter, an expert on prehistoric American Indians at the Rocky Mountain Research Station in Albuquerque, N.
Tachion's Collapsed Central Office, which focuses on collapsing all the network components necessary to develop and deliver bundled voice and data services into a single platform, is the future of the central office infrastructure.
Now, the first experiment to directly measure the chemical-reaction rates in individual, sonolumineseent bubbles reveals that the recombining of atoms in a collapsing bubble probably limits its temperature.
Smith, 34, of Los Angeles died after collapsing during the struggle while he was handcuffed with his arms behind his back, said sheriff's Sgt.
About The Fusion 5000 "Tachion's revolutionary Collapsed Central Office, the Fusion 5000, is changing the landscape of the central office by collapsing so many functions into a single integrated network switch," said Colton.
National Laboratory, one of several sonoluminescence specialists who have theorized that fusion in collapsing bubbles is feasible.
6 billion gallons of water when the earthquake hit, collapsing the top of the earthen dam to within six feet of the water level.
These little implosions can nevertheless be so violent that the compressed gas within a collapsing bubble emits a flash of light (SN: 10/5/96, p.