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flattening

A term of art used in psychiatry for the attenuation or reduction of a person’s emotional reactivity, typically expressed as flattening of affect.
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Detailed analysis and comparison between HVSR, ellipticity and transfer function is made for the station VSU.
It is known that the observed ellipticity of a Rayleigh wave can he calculated using the formula (Aki and Richards, 1980; Ben-Menahem and Singh, 1981)
The gain is supposed to be greater than 0 dBi, while the ellipticity is less than 3 dB.
The cell boundary is characterized by an ellipticity of 23%.
Rodino, Global Ellipticity and Spectral Theory, Mathematical Research, Akademie-Verlag, 92(1996).
Determining the diameter of human hair is not straightforward due to hair ellipticity, variability between hairs on a head and along an individual fiber.
The software outputs a catalog of objects from the input image with parameters such as full width at half maximum (FWHM), ellipticity, and position angle of the ellipticity.
They evaluated the linearity and ellipticity of the polarization by spectral matrix analysis and examined the feasibility of the method to analyze both synthetic and earthquake signals.
Because of its high ellipticity and high degree of curliness, hair of African origin has a tendency to be more damaged than other types of hair (Fig.
Consequently, the original and modified Stokes formulae should also comprise some correction terms accounting for the Earth's ellipticity and the contribution of topographic and atmospheric masses.
The ellipticity of orbits was a crucial factor in Bohr's account of helium, carbon, and the rare earth elements.
In recent years, ellipticity in returns has been empirical tested.