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undercutting

 [un´der-kut″ing]
the effect of scatter on a radiographic image, caused when an unattenuated x-ray beam strikes the film screen detector.
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The extent of surface failure and scribe undercutting for all the tested coating systems are presented in table 2.
This failure, however, did not result in rusting or undercutting because the inorganic zinc primer protected the panel's scribed area cathodically.
It is a worthy empirical question to ascertain whether removing the automated undercutting rival relaxed competition post-merger, but we do not address that here.
The meat industry will forever be scarred by exploitation, undercutting and discrimination if the dominant player washes its hands of responsibility."
Hassan witnessed American military personnel attacking innocent civilians, soldiers so severely wounded that they were not sent back home for fear of demoralizing the public and undercutting support for the war, the remains of a South Vietnamese solider brutally executed for desertion while an American commander looked on, the remains of babies slain execution-style, and much more.
An insurer that gains market share by undercutting competitors' prices may experience a strong year or two because of the additional premium.
UNION leaders yesterday warned of the danger that unscrupulous employers could be undercutting their rivals by hiring the jobless at the expense of taxpayers.
Italian aviation agency Enac said it was fully within its rights to prevent foreign companies from undercutting Alitalia prices on certain routes and that all airlines, apart from British Airways, complied with the request to raise air fares.
These mills--designated ROUNDMILL--can ramp down, perform undercutting, and machine in an upward direction.
And the presence of an onstage band, even one as terrific as the New Orleans-based Mamou, too often locates the performance in a contemporary dance hall, undercutting the grand scale of a cultural experience encompassing three centuries and two continents.