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biological warfare

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Warfare in which disease-producing microorganisms, toxins, or organic biocides, e.g., Bacillus anththracis or Yersinia pestis are deliberately used to destroy, injure, or immobilize livestock, vegetation, or human life, as by causing diseases, e.g., anthrax or plague.
Synonym: biowar See: chemical warfare

BW

abbreviation for body weight; used in medical records.
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The literature data contain uniaxial test results up to the LCF regime of butt joints with V-, X- and Y-shape manufactured from steels with yield strengths between 355 MPa and 1100 MPa.
Type 1 was considered to be the most appropriate choice for the laser beam butt joint welding of S355 structural steel.
05 showed that the dado joint had the best performance followed by the butt joint.
1 M:2002 for the evaluation of the stresses due to re-alignment of welded sheet in butt joint configuration with an initial offset.
The butt joint tensile specimens were then tested on a QTEST-VII testing machine with a constant crosshead speed of 5.
Compare fastener performance across different loading configurations and comment on whether edge SWR tests alone provide an adequate indication of the suitability of a fastener for butt joints constructed from particleboard components.
Cellular floor systems provide independent cells for power, telephone, and data that are covered by a concrete topping and separated by concrete at all butt joints.
The end of each plank making up a butt joint needs to be fastened to a stud.
Imagine a wood screw driven at a shallow angle across the back face of a butt joint, connecting the two pieces of wood.
An alternative butt joint which converts the rod to a 13-footer is the key to fine balance and great performance.
Research on short butt-jointed wood columns indicates that the application of glue at the butt joint provides a higher compressive stiffness as compared to non glued butt joints (Sasaki et al.