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FID

Abbreviation for free induction decay.

FID

Abbreviation for free induction decay.

detector

(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

polygraph.

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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However, Fides also appealed to pro-bono lawyers to help her should the PNP chief decides to pursue a case against her.
Earlier, Fides said the confiscated pieces of evidence were planted by the arresting officers.
Nossos antigos juristas definiam abertamente a bona fides como uma falsa crenca, um erro: dir-se-ia agora que todos eles possuiam, portanto, um conceito psicologico daquela.
Y no puede dejar de mencionarse la valiosa y completa seleccion bibliografica, ordenada tematicamente, que Antonio Sabetta ofrece al final del volumen: Una bibliografia ragionata di Fides et ratio.
As John Paul II says in Fides et Ratio, "theology needs philosophy as a partner in dialogue in order to confirm the intelligibility and universal truth of its claims" (1998, [section] 77).
As well as the trio singled out by Fides, huge gleaming crosses have been seen around the necks of Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Liz Hurley, Puff Daddy, Elle MacPherson, singer Anastacia, and Sting's wife Trudie Styler.
Yes, by the time I've reached the top (sometimes there are 6 flights of stairs, which I think will kill me), I'm worn out, but the fide down and my daughter's laughter, not to mention the cold water drenching me all the way down, seem to pick up my energy level.
(The Israelis have a longstanding interest in keeping a door open to Iran as a counterbalance to the virulently anti-Israeli Iraq.) In this opening gambit, the Iranians wanted to prove their bona fides, so they offered to win release of Americans then held hostage in Beirut as evidence of their influence in Tehran.