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triggering

The initiation of a mechanically generated breath after the detection of a change in airway pressure, after a change in air flow, or after an alteration in the flow wave form.
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Several oscilloscope design trends are related to triggering. For example, a high waveform update rate can be beneficial when looking for the source of an infrequently occurring fault.
For level triggering, or gating as it is often referred to, rather than outputting a single pulse, the sensor transmits its output measurement for the whole duration during which the gate is satisfied.
After the triggering edge, provided by an initiator switch or PLC, the analogue output is updated, or if a digital output has been selected, only a digital measurement is output via an RS422 interface.
transferor corporation, the transferee foreign corporation or the transferred corporation do not squarely fit within the triggering event exceptions.
However, terms of the buy-sell agreement included a buyout provision under certain triggering events using the term fair value.
Pico Technology, Rohde & Schwarz, and Yokogawa Test and Measurement have opted for digital triggering. Pico was one of the pioneers, introducing digital scope triggering in 1991.
1.1503-2(g)(2)(iii)(A)(2)-(7), a triggering event is rebutted if the taxpayer demonstrates to the Service's satisfaction that, depending on the triggering event, either (1) the dual-resident corporation's (or separate unit's) losses, expenses or deductions cannot be used to offset another person's income under a foreign country's laws or (2) the asset transfer did not result in a carryover under foreign law of the dual-resident corporation's (or separate unit's) losses, expenses or deductions to the asset transferee.
Another term used further forward in the triggering process is events; for example, trigger after 39 events on channel 1 where an event could be a level crossing or a certain serial data word.
A redemption agreement is an arrangement by which a corporation is obligated (or has the option) to purchase its own stock back from its shareholders on a triggering event (discussed below), such as a shareholder's death or retirement.
The Rannugs and their colleagues now suggest that this light exposure breaks tryptophan down into its metabolites, which then "can spread throughout the body," triggering the Ah receptor--and, eventually, the CYP 1A1 gene's production of those enzymes.
Actions include programming the acquisition hardware to perform responses such as triggering the logic analyzer, storing a sample, incrementing a hardware counter, starting and stopping a timer, or simply transitioning to another program state.
6621(c) authorized an additional 2% interest (known as "hot interest") for large corporate underpayments if certain triggering events occur.