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Abbreviation for free induction decay.


abbreviation for free-induction decay.


Abbreviation for free induction decay.


(de-tek'tor) [L. detector, revealer]
A device for determining the presence of something, e.g., an image detector.

flame ionization detector

Abbreviation: FID
A device used in gas chromatography in which a sample burned in a flame changes the conductivity between two electrodes.

flat field image detector

Flat panel image detector.

flat panel image detector

An image detector, usually composed of selenium or silicon, used in digital radiography to convert x-rays into light or an electronic signal.
Synonym: flat field image detector

image detector

Any device used in radiology to receive and record energy emitted in imaging from its source. Examples of image detectors are x-ray cassettes, imaging plates, ultrasonic transducers, and flat panel detectors.

lie detector


optical detector

The sensor in a typical colorimeter or photometer that senses the light transmitted by the sample.

radiation detector

An instrument used to detect the presence of radiation.
See: dosimeter

Toftness radiation detector

A device promoted as a means of detecting energy released by damaged spinal nerves. It was used in the late 20th century in chiropractic. The device has no diagnostic or therapeutic value and is illegal to use in the U.S.

flame ionization detector

Abbreviation: FID
A device used in gas chromatography in which a sample burned in a flame changes the conductivity between two electrodes.
See also: detector
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Generally, in populations exposed to higher predator densities, lizards are more wary and display longer FIDs (Diego-Rasilla 2003); that is to say, they initiate flight behavior while the predator is farther away, as compared to those in environments with lower predator densities.
La secretaria latinoamericana de la FID, habia sido una idea plasmada en el Esquema del Programa a largo Plazo de 1960 que duraria siete anos y se proponia trabajar en fuentes primarias, secundarias, linguistica, normalizacion, reproduccion de documentos, clasificacion, indices y fomentar la creacion de centros especializados (FID, 1960).
A study is planned to evaluate the FID in adolescents, and another is ongoing and is looking at the FID in everyday use among 36 adults with type 1 diabetes.
However, despite the importance of deixis in FID and despite the fact that reproducing them does not pose any problem in Farsi, there are some cases where such deictic expressions have been left untranslated: "For having lived in Westminster--how many years now?
En este contexto, los problemas de la FID como una dimension estrechamente vinculada a la calidad y a la equidad en los sistemas educativos vienen siendo observados desde la decada del ochenta en todos los paises del mundo (Bravslasky, 2002).
Through combat operations, FID, and SFA, Naval Special Warfare Command builds and maintains relationships that constitute local and regional networks of influence.
El FID, derivado mediante analisis factorial del WISC-R (Sattler, 1998), valora la habilidad para no distraerse, atender y concentrarse; siendo interpretado en relacion con conceptos neuropsicologicos importantes asociados al TDAH, como afectacion en la memoria de trabajo y disfuncion ejecutiva (Barkley, 2006).
Currently, the FID and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) are the entities responsible for tracing and seizing assets.
There would be a positive correlation between HGS Gender Self-Acceptance scores and the following FIDS and WIAS subscale scores: Synthesis (FIDS 4), Internalization (WIAS 4), and Active Commitment (FIDS 5).
La epidemia de diabetes desbordara los recursos sanitarios en todas partes, a menos que los gobiernos despierten y reaccionen", dijo el profesor Martin Silink, presidente de la FID.
Earlier this year, the FSA's chairman, Callum Mc Carthyclaimed Mi FID would impose "significant costs" on the industry.
A senior director of the FID confirmed that the agency has seized 20 of the late model motor vehicles stolen in the U.