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A tube of solid culture medium that is slanted to increase the surface area of the medium; used in culturing bacteria. Synonym: slope (2)
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A good deal of Slanted is skimmable (if not skippable).
At any rate, the transition concept is based on the fact that the downwash separates at the top of the slanted base and reattaches somewhere on the slanted base below the critical angle, whereas it does not reattach any more beyond the critical angle.
The memoir is available on Amazon.com (Search Through Slanted Windows) or on the author's web site: www.davearchard.com.
For measuring image sharpness, a special target shall be constructed, containing five calibration targets (four near the corners and one in the center) such as the QA-62 target (presented in Figure 1)with four slanted edges as sides of a rectangle.
The study, authored by Rice University political scientist Regina Branton along with Johanna Dunaway of Louisiana State University, is titled "Slanted Newspaper Coverage of Immigration: The Importance of Economics and Geography," and is published in the current issue of the Policy Studies Journal.
The first and the second cuff elements define inwardly slanted walls for blocking transverse discharge, the first cuff baseline has a transverse separation from the second cuff baseline, which increases at locations of the first and the second cuff elements bordering the partial region of the at least one second absorbing layer region.
Loaders and receivers also have slanted lids that reportedly allow a larger than usual access opening to the interior without disturbing resin or vacuum lines.
Its slanted drinkware line, a hit at Housewares, will soon grow to include a set of 16 glasses, slanted porcelain glasses and a coffee set.
In plan the crater creates a triangular void that increases in size and eccentricity as it rises against the slanted perimeter walls.
The MCC-VG Series of horizontal machining centers provides simultaneous three-axis machining and slanted hole machining, accomplished by tilting the spindle at an optimum angle for outstanding access to the machining point.