discontinuity


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discontinuity

  1. the occurrence of a species in two or more geographically separated areas.
  2. a layer separating two discrete areas; for example, a THERMOCLINE.
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Therefore, we chose a regression discontinuity design as the best means for detecting an RTCI effect.
Glass ionomer cement (GC Fuji IX GP; GC Corporation, Tokyo, Japan) was used to reconstruct the long process of the incus when there was only a mild discontinuity that could be bridged, or the incus was replaced by a columella created by the autologous cortical bone when there was an extended incus lesion.
In 14 papers from a conference in Seville during November 2015, specialists in adult education explore the role of adult education in relation to continuity and discontinuity of the learning careers of adults, and particularly non-traditional students, in a range of adult learning contexts both within and beyond Europe.
Methods to model and analyse the RF performance of the discontinuity microstrip switch concept discussed are shown in Fig.
Effectively, RD obtains predictions for the age 62 suicide rate as those projected by slightly extending each profile f (a) and g(a) in that direction, and estimates the size of the age 62 discontinuity, [beta], as the difference between these predicted rates.
(3) Weigh the frequencies by the bias-compensatory factor 1/sin 9, where 9 is the intersection angle between the scanline and the discontinuity defined at each cell center.
There are three main components in the travel choice for a discontinuous space: access (i.e., reaching the terminal from the point of origin), barrier (i.e., waiting at the terminal for the service), on board crossing the discontinuity (i.e., moving from the terminal located in the area of origin to the terminal located in the destination area), and egress (i.e., reaching the final destination from the terminal).
This path represents the discontinuity in the solid, which is compared with the cracking pattern of the experimental test.
When the shape of the discontinuity is severe and its size large enough, the metal surrounding the tip of the discontinuity plastically deforms.
The report adds that the intermittent signal discontinuity in the right engine's AFU may have caused the ATPCS to not be armed during take-off roll, or was activated during the initial climb, which resulted in a complete ATPCS sequence including autofeathering.
The unchanged D-Cap of 8 notches (minimal discontinuity risk assessment) reflects the conditional pass-through structure together with the mandatory principal coverage and the six-month interest provisions, which mitigate the refinancing and liquidity risk in a scenario where the cover pool is enforced as a source of payments for the covered bondholders.