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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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Our analysis indicates, however, that not all developers elaborate on every element of the dramatistic pentad.
From Counter-Strike to Counter-Statement: Using Burke's Pentad as a Tool for Analysing Video Games.
The charge-separated pentads store more than half the original light energy, the chemists report.
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 the rest summands contain elements of the chromatic pentads only.
The concentration of tactic pentads centered in MA units determined from the spectra with the assignment considered in this work is detailed in Table 5 for three copolymer samples with different average compositions, together with the statistical fraction calculated from the corresponding reactivity ratios and the isotacticity parameters mentioned above.
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.
Not only is this plenum missed in Marriott's tri-partite analysis, and also the element that to brahmanical India is arguably the most "important" of all, sound/ether, but even the middle three of the pentad are presented in an order: first fire, then water, then air, that confounds the Samkhya--an order that the Samkya regards as integral to their conception, for it reflects notions of increasing complexity and distinctive levels of concreteness.
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.
Pentad Solutions LLC, a Redmond-based technical and analytics consulting company, recently announced a significant merger and re-alignment of its management team.