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Damping

Damping

Bringing a mechanism to rest with minimal oscillation; e.g., in echocardiography, electrical or mechanical loading to reduce duration of echo, transmitter pulse, and transmitter complex.

Origin: M.E. Damp, poisonous vapor


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Anthropogenic global warming?

... is a loop, thusly cyclic. It is clear that man has affected this naturally running loop. I would consider mans affect as a variable in the damping factor of the loop equation. Even a over or under damped loop will eventually reach equilibrium, but the oscillation within the loop is what ...

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by MichaelXY
Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:39 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
Replies: 188
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The Fiber Disease

... they are of equal energy to the electron wave. But when launched into the same vacuum, the two equal-energy wave disturbances experience equal damping because they are in the same medium. Hence the wave and antiwave are locked together in the vacuum, andof equal energy, and of equal amplitude ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5409727


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