Mach effect


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Mach ef·fect

(mahk),
the appearance of a light or dark line on a radiograph where there is a concave or convex interface in the subject, a physiologic optical form of edge enhancement.
See also: Mach band.

Mach ef·fect

(mahk e-fekt')
The appearance of a light or dark line on a radiograph where there is a concave or convex interface in the subject, a physiologic optic form of edge enhancement.
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They made enough progress to keep Nasa happy and themselves credible, and they have now been funded to test new designs that increase the thrust produced by their Mach Effect Gravity Assist (MEGA) drive.
So along comes Dr James Woodward, who published his first peer-reviewed article on the Mach effect in 1990, and Dr Heidi Fearn, his colleague at California State University, Fullerton.
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