reciprocal second

reciprocal second

An obsolete term for a periodic phenomenon or wave occurring in a one-second cycle—e.g., essentially either electricity (herz) or radioaoccidianbecquerel).
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030" and extremely high rates in the 32,000 reciprocal second are obtained.
The joint development by ST and Ember of these new products, the first of which is planned for launch in early 2006, means that customers will be able to take advantage of these fully compatible offerings as reliable reciprocal second sources.
They also announced a license for SEC to use SGS-THOMSON's D950 DSP core, coupled with a reciprocal second sourcing agreement for products based on this family of cores.
However, such curves provide mainly relative moldability comparisons; the u n its of measurement (Pascal-seconds for viscosity and reciprocal seconds for shear rate) are of no practical value in judging a resin's process window.
Riley, consultant at Extrusion Engineers in Branchburg, New Jersey, will compare tests of lubricants and plastics at impossible shear rates exceeding 1 million reciprocal seconds ([s.
divided by the thickness of the deck (cm), to yield units of reciprocal seconds ([s.