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pen·tad

(pen'tad),
1. A collection of five things in some way related.
2. In chemistry, a pentavalent element.
[G. pentas, the number 5]

pentad

[pen′tad]
1 a pentavalent chemical element.
2 a relationship among five things.

pen·tad

(pen'tad)
1. A collection of five things in some way related.
2. In chemistry, a pentavalent element.
[G. pentas, the number 5]

pentad

(pĕn′tăd) [Gr. pente, five]
1. A radical or element with a valence of five.
2. A group of five.
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When a pentad (g,[pi],U,U,B) satisfies the following conditions, we say that the pentad (g, [pi], U, U, B) is a standard pentad:
pi]] : U [cross product] U [right arrow] g, called the [PHI]-map of the pentad, satisfying an equation
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In the latest step toward artificial photosynthesis, chemists at Arizona State University in Tempe have assembled a five-component molecular machine, or pentad, that harvests light energy and uses it to segregate positive and negative charges on opposite ends of the pentad.
And six mass members with elements of the chromatic pentads conform to three pairs (up and down) of chromatic states (red, green, blue).
Each chromatic pentad also contains three matrices corresponding to three coordinates and two mass matrices--one for top quark and another--for bottom quark.
Thus only all five elements of a Clifford pentad provide an entire set of speed components and, for completeness, yet two "space" coordinates [x.
The scene stands for the situation to which all parts of the pentad respond.
Pentad's growth has been very strong in 2011, and we are seeing increased demand for strategic data and technology consulting into 2012 and beyond," said John Bergen, President of Pentad Solutions.
Along with important management changes, Pentad Solutions LLC and Octane Data LLC have joined forces to create a faster, stronger, and more strategic consultancy