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shim

(shim),
In magnetic resonance imaging, fine adjustment of the magnetic field to improve uniformity.
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shim

(shĭm) [Of uncertain origin]
In magnetic resonance imaging, a gradient magnetic field that is used to improve the homogeneity of the main magnetic field.
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Beekeepers who do not want to drill holes in their honey supers like to use Imirie shims between honey supers.
Shim did not mention the issue at his appeal hearing at the request of police, her lawyer said.
They have been manufacturing Gaskets and Ring Shims since the company was established in 1947.
"However, I am a bit worried because, as you know, and as the viewers know, Turkey has been labeled by Reporters Without Borders as the largest prison for journalists," Shim said.
A Press TV reporter in Beirut said to the Daily Star, a Lebanese newspaper, that the station was unconvinced about the reported circumstances of Shim's death as she had been closely monitored by Turkish authorities during the almost 10 days between her arrival in Turkey and her death.
Remove the center screw from all three hinges, and slide shims behind the empty screw hole, starting with the top hinge.
At that point, Shim says, he declined to go forward.
Security developer Matthew Garrett releasedhis own shim last year.
Shim studied the flies while in the larval stage of development.
"We have already observed clear performance benefits - an estimated temperature decrease from 285[degrees]C to 181[degrees]C--using a material of 50 percent diamond in a 250-[micro] shim," said Jason Nadler, a GTRI research engineer who is leading the project.
"Now that Virgin Galactic is hopefully going to have their first passengers in outer space as early as 2012 these kind of creative ideas are potentially going to become reality," News.com.au quoted Craig Shim, Tourism Queensland marketing manager, as saying.
Tumbling demand could affect PC makers next year, leading to industry consolidation, IDC said on Wednesday.<p>Competition among PC makers could intensify as consumers and enterprises tighten budgets during the economic downturn, creating a stagnant market for PC makers, said Richard Shim, personal computing research manager at IDC.