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shim

(shim),
In magnetic resonance imaging, fine adjustment of the magnetic field to improve uniformity.
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A 5-item self-administered questionnaire about the penis’ functionality
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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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But for those who decide to use an upper entrance in winter, an Imirie shim does the job well.
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And finally, nail the shims into place using three 2-in., 15-gauge nails.
The researchers are approaching diamond percentages that can be as high as 85 percent, in a shim less than 250 [micro] in thickness.
Prior to the groom, there were an average of 238 known HAZMAT line items in SHIMS and after the groom the inventory reported the correct 416 HAZMAT line items.
Macintyre and Thoms [5] demonstrated features as small as 50 nm pillars using a titanium shim and polystyrene (PS).
Police officers should note any bandages or tape on the suspicious person's fingers and the existence of any "shims," credit cards not in the name of the person, or a "prop" gym bag that contains dry clothing because these thieves do not exercise or shower at the targeted facility.
The Headspace Control Shims are a specialized equipment that are best utilized in combination with a tool to measure headspace using the case.
We've seen something similar for years where a single shim was used to raise the die so we could load .38 Special/.357 Mag.
The average of the two readings is the amount of shim shock that must be added to the horizontal gear to place its cone point on the centerline of the vertical bore.
The cinderblocks and shims, mirroring one another's rectilinearity, pointed up the work's artifice by making visible its means of support, but with a naturalness, vis a vis the whole, of earth and sky.