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(lā) [Fr. lai, L. laicus, fr Gr. laïkos, pert. to the people]
Not professionally trained in or qualified to practice any of the professions for which a higher education is required (e.g., law, medicine, clergy).


adj nonprofessional.

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Q. what is leukemia in lay person language, what causes it, what are the symptomes, and is it cancer

A. Leukemia is cancer of white blood cells. there are about 6-7 types of Leukemia i think...i'll have to check that one out. it basically means a white blood cell got mutated and started to multiply like crazy. causes severe problems. the types defer in which part of maturation it got cancerous. i hope i helped- if you still need more information, just ask! i'm here.

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The PCB layout engineer must implement ground shields or floods at the right locations in the layout to reduce parasitic coupling (FIGURE 1).
Due to this flexible architecture, it is not only possibly for you to experiment with different layouts by changing just a single tag in your code, but you can also change the layout of containers in your project at runtime
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Type and Layout How Typography and Design Can Get Your Message Across -- or Get in the Way" by Colin Wheildon (Strathmoor Press, 1995), 248 pages.
PHOTO : A patternmaker will often construct a full scale casting layout when designing pattern equipment.
The technology works with Monotype Imaging's WorldType Layout Engine, a software library that enables the composition, positioning and rendering of multilingual text, including complex scripts such as Arabic, Hindi and Thai.
The course, which used to play its front nine to the west of the pro shop and its back nine to the east, winds its back nine around the perimeter of the facility, mixing both original nines but retaining the feel of the old layout.
For circuits of moderate complexity, the user can generate the circuit schematic automatically from either a layout or the circuit netlist.
I have designed new boards and updated another company's board design using the beta version of OrCAD Layout 9.
From the perspective that desktop publishing is the editor's new "toy," desktop publishers may fall into the trap of spending too much time on design and layout while neglecting the writing.
TOOL's Layout Visualization Platform, LAVIS, Combined with Brion's Computational Lithography System, Tachyon, Addresses All Stages in Design for Manufacturing Flow
2, the latest version of its integrated tool suite for schematic capture, simulation, physical layout and verification.