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depth

(depth),
1. Distance from the surface downward.
2. Degree (of understanding of a concept or ability to reason, that is, depth of comprehension).

depth

(depth) distance measured perpendicularly downward from a surface.
focal depth , depth of focus the measure of the power of a lens to yield clear images of objects at different distances.

depth

(depth)
Distance from the surface downward.

depth

(depth)
1. Distance from the surface downward.
2. Degree (of understanding of a concept or ability to reason, i.e., depth of comprehension).

Patient discussion about depth

Q. Are long flights dangerous? I'm flying next week to my vacation, and the flight is going to be rather long (almost 16 hours non-stop). Several years ago, my 75 years-old aunt had blood clot in her lung after a flight of similar length. I also heard that during flight the blood in the legs clots and that it can cause after that problems with the lungs and breathing. Does this mean it's dangerous for me to fly? Should I change my ticket to shorter connection flights?

A. Do other relatives of yours have blood clotting problems too, like your aunt? You should tell a doctor about the problem your aunt had and ask if it's genetic.

Q. How can I prevent blood clots? I am 45 years old and am supposed to go on a business trip overseas. The flight itself is 12 hours long and then I have to continue traveling by bus. Could this cause me to have blood clots? If so, how can I prevent it?

A. Always walk as much as you can on the plane. Also, rotate your ankels in circles. Sometimes try to use your ankels and make the alphabet with them. Have fun..

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With the unmistakable case of the Luminor models, milled from a solid block and distinguished by the bridge with the lever device protecting the winding crown, the Depth Gauge is water-resistant to 120 metres.
Differences between AFM-generated data and indentation data were most significant at small depths and increased as a function of the indenter tip radius.
While he calls that find a "predicted" discovery, Kazansky says the hole also led to several unexpected finds, such as the appearance of copper, nickel and lead deposit at depths between 6 and 11 km.
With both sets of data in hand, they concluded that craton roots most certainly extend below 200 km and probably exceed depths of 400 km.
Some of the zones have been drilled to a depth of approximately 120 metres below surface;
Langmuir notes, however, that their scenario of how more melting results in shallower depths, while being "a major contributor,' is not the only process governing the depth of the ridge axis.
1 remains open along strike and at depth and since many holes collared and/or ended in high grade mineralization the deposit is also open to potential additional thickness in certain areas.
Since komatiites were discovered in 1969, the prevailing theory held that they formed, like the basalt lavas common today, at shallow depths and low pressures.
In studying the 216 best-defined quakes recorded since 1977, Bollinger and his co-workers discovered that their depths differ in two regions.
The resource lies within a 14 hectare surface area measuring 450 m by 450 m and extends to an average depth of 228 m.
EGD007 and EGD010, currently at down-hole depths of 1009 metres and 1073 metres respectively, are drilling in volcanic and volcaniclastic rock units that typically overlie the Hugo Deposit.