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discriminator

[diskrim′inā′tər]
an electronic device capable of accepting or rejecting a pulse of energy on the basis of the pulse's amplitude. It is used to separate low-energy from high-energy radionuclides.
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These included revisions to: (i) add a clear step-by-step flowchart that makes explicit the first step of identifying emergency signs and asking for the presenting complaint; (ii) incorporate the ABCccD approach to identifying emergency signs from ETAT in the emergency clinical discriminators; (iii) ensure a four-level triage scale rather than a three-level scale with incorporation of ETAT priority signs and additional signs deemed necessary by the expert group; (iv) ensure that the step-by-step flowchart, clinical discriminators, TEWS and additional investigations are embedded in the wall chart for practical application; and (v) develop a separate chart with additional tasks that do not change the priority level of the patient but are beneficial to patient care.
It can be observed that ZM discriminators showed higher ZM activity in the presence of friendly rather than in the presence of hostile faces, that is, a pattern similar to that observed when comparing ZM activity in the presence of the corresponding S2 happy and angry faces.
The major discriminators for the KC-767 included more robust surface-to-air missile defence systems, cockpit displays to improve situational awareness, improved EMP hardening and automatic route planning/rerouting and steering cues.
The SL sense discriminators, even when functional in nature, are not always helpful to the user, either Polish- or English-speaking, unless that user is also a linguist.
The design and application of a delay line discriminator are discussed in detail.
A fundamental property of discriminators is that they possess very non-linear input-to-output characteristics.
In Tables 3 through 6, for each device, all discriminators which had standardized canonical coefficients (beta weights) greater than .
For example, multi-speed discriminators, multicorrelator arrays, digital frequency discriminators, IFMs and channelized IFMs, can all be produced in Multi-Mix with footprints that are extremely small.
Proposition 209 does not prevent victims of racial discrimination from obtaining legitimate compensation, nor does it prohibit legitimate punishment of racial discriminators.
One of the major competitive discriminators between Pharma R&D pipelines will be the speed and effectiveness by which they integrate both external and internal data, as well as software tools, within and across domains.
The new Micro series digital frequency discriminators (DFD) are calculator-sized units that are essentially IFM units on a single PCB.