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flattening

A term of art used in psychiatry for the attenuation or reduction of a person’s emotional reactivity, typically expressed as flattening of affect.
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But, just weeks before the start of that inquiry, the land has been flattened and mown - much to the outrage of local people and environmentalists.
Now in ZWCAD 2017, all those unwanted elements can be removed with the Flatten function.
The flattened Brazilian test has been a popular method in recent years to determine the tensile strength of rock materials [15-19].
Place one WHITE flattened puffin into the 200 ml of water of your first beaker and stir.
Angle based flattening (ABF) is a method of mapping that preserves similarity of triangles of a given mesh to corresponding triangles of flattened mesh (Sheffer, Sturler 2001).
Flatten each dough ball to 2mm in thickness, and place the mixture on one side of the dumpling dough.
Use of a Combination of a Tapered MMI and Tapered Input/Output Waveguides to Flatten the Spectral Response.
The remaining part of the slip and knicker is made with firm control fabric which slims and smoothes the thighs and flattens the tummy.
If the tear-out is still there after the side is flat, let it go and send that side through the planer after the other side has been flattened. The planer gives a smoother cut than the jointer.
Reporter Mark Flatten spearheaded the effort and wrote the story, one that combined extensive research and stellar storytelling to paint a clear picture of who really controlled the territory in Mesa, Ariz., one of the country's quickest growing cities.
As our eyes are drawn back into the picture, the layers of compression seem to flatten and blend, while the road itself abruptly ends.