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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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Originally called ``parabolic,'' the shaped skis are also shorter than traditional straight skis, so they are lighter and less awkward.
The sphere shaped indentor was loaded into a sample, turned 200[degrees] at 1[degrees] per second velocity and completely released.
Smeared graphite can give the appearance of an irregularly shaped nodule or can mask the presence of Widmanstatten graphite.
XLEs and TPEs can be shaped on similar calendering and extrusion equipment, with a major difference between them being the significantly higher processing temperature required for the TPEs.
The Company intends to combine its proprietary transparent polymer armor and newly developed opaque shaped armor as part of a larger ultralight high performance armor product line.
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The Style 410 represents a significant increase in shaped implant options in the McGhan Medical product line.
Another version of this bread, shaped like a hamburger bun, is called a ``Margarita.
The study reported low complication rates associated with McGhan Medical's Style 468 BioCurve(TM) shaped saline-filled breast implants.
Its first line of argument-based on laboratory studies of altered states of consciousness induced by hallucinogenic drugs, migraine headaches, prolonged exposure to flickering lights, and other means-proposes that six geometric forms commonly appear as mental images in the first phase of a trance state: grids or lattices, parallel lines, dots, zigzags, concentric circles or U- shaped lines, and meandering lines.