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Flicker

Flicker

1. The act of wavering or of fluttering; flucuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame.

2. (Science: zoology) The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca. The cackle of the flicker among the oaks. (Thoureau)


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Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)

... adages go, time flies when you're having fun, a watched pot never boils, and so on. Of particular interest to me is vision and in particular the flicker fusion threshold (FFR); the frequency at which an intermittent stimulus appears continuous. According to the following article this threshold ...

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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)
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Body's electrical current

... because i TOO had this happen to me! i was in a small room with my therapist and i became emotional and high strunge and the lights began to flicker randomly. i asked if they had been flickering earlier and she said no it never happens. when i stand near my radio in my room it will lose reception ...

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by interestedinlife
Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:11 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body's electrical current
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The Fiber Disease

Also London, I don't give a flaming flicker about Rense...YOU need to listen to it...they have concrete EVIDENCE which is the only friggen' toe we have at the moment and I am sure they didn't just throw it out there....even if they are the ...

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by Maggie Mae
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... to measure elastic properties of freely suspended actin filaments, bundles and network structures under controlled boundary conditions by means of flicker spectroscopy and magnetic bead micromanipulation. This quasi two-dimensional actin network also served as model substrate to study the transport ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Body's electrical current

... as for some reason many televisions/radios will break up when I pass near them but does not happen for anyone else, and other times a light will flicker as I walk past a lightswitch; the snooze function is activiated on my clock thus lighting up the display just by placing my hand near the button ...

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by mith
Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:23 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body's electrical current
Replies: 40
Views: 66965
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