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shim

(shim),
In magnetic resonance imaging, fine adjustment of the magnetic field to improve uniformity.

shim

a thin tapered piece of material used to fill a gap.
A 5-item self-administered questionnaire about the penis’ functionality

shim

(shĭm) [Of uncertain origin]
In magnetic resonance imaging, a gradient magnetic field that is used to improve the homogeneity of the main magnetic field.
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An article published on PressTV's website reports Shim was killed in a "suspicious car accident.
Type 2 diabetes and obesity, both metabolic diseases, are closely associated with chronic inflammation, which is induced by abnormal activation of blood cells," Shim said.
Shim and Park, who were married in April 2004, had a 3-year-old son, whom Shim had left with a friend, officials said.
Scores on the SHIM improved significantly at 1 year after treatment of the thyroid dysfunction: Only 20 of the patients--7 with hyperthyroid and 13 hypothyroid--still had SHIM scores of 21 or less, and of those, only 7 had severe ED (SHIM less than 10), proportions similar to those among the controls.
Both the preparation of master structure and nickel shim was performed with well-established technologies.
This offers customers economic benefits and a greatly reduced administrative burden since storage is simple and the assembly operator can decide the size and shape of any particular shim.
After peaking in the mid-1980s, the number of "keepers" declined in the 1990s, report Goldin, a Harvard University economist, and Shim, a recent Harvard graduate.
1995; Millqvist and Lowhagen 1996; Shim and Williams 1986).
The ValTURN ProGRIP system uses a clamp screw, clamp, clamp spring, shim, and shim screw, fewer spare parts than competitive designs.
When investigating the problem, Steve Shim, the department's director of technical services, found that some disruptions occurred because employees disconnected power to the equipment, while in other cases, telephone lines had been unplugged, interrupting service.
Precision Brand Products has expanded its slotted shim product line which is used for leveling pumps, motors and other equipment.
We've seen something similar for years where a single shim was used to raise the die so we could load .