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droop

(droop)
The sagging of an organ or tissue; ptosis.
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This size increase is the body's way of preparing for breastfeeding and can cause breasts to droop because of the additional tension put on the ligaments.
To achieve wireless power sharing between converters, a droop method with virtual resistance (VR) has been proposed [14].
At present, the wireless parallel system usually adopts the droop method to achieve current sharing automatically [1-6], the basic approach of which is to use active power and reactive power to droop the amplitude and frequency of the voltage.
Inflammation of middle ear will result in paralysis of affected side of face including ear droop, weakness of eyelid, and drooping of facial muscles (Schweitzer et al., 2006).
"The biggest impetus is that we have a serious shortage of housing for our workforce in Deadhorse," says CH2M Vice President of Equipment and Infrastructure Kelly Droop.
Also, the "droop" parameter should be set to 0.03 and the "Vac Regulator Gains" to 5 (proportional gain Kp) and 1000 (integral gain Ki).
However, the notorious efficiency droop phenomenon makes the GaN LEDs more power-consuming at higher current and causes the increase of chip cost.
It's okay if plants droop in the evening, but if they droop in the morning, it's time to water.
If you are very relaxed the ears will droop. If you are focused they will perk up and then droop.
While this works for many materials, it is less effective on low-viscosity polymers such as PET, where the sheet tends to droop on the lower roll before nipping.
Researchers from California and Japan have created a new design for green and blue LEDs that address efficiency droop, a dramatic drop in efficiency at high currents.