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Rectangle

rectangle

(Science: geometry) A four-sided figure having only right angles; a right-angled parallelogram.

As the area of a rectangle is expressed by the product of its two dimensions, the term rectangle is sometimes used for product; as, the rectangle of a and b, that is, ab.

Origin: F, fr. L. Rectus right _ angulus angle. See Right, and Angle.


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Gel electrophoresis

Hey guys! Would anyone know, in each of the Lane 2's, why there is a very large bright fragment that doesn't really confine to the shape of a rectangle? Just a general description would be helpful. Thank you!

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by downingrock
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:44 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gel electrophoresis
Replies: 3
Views: 429

random scatter of points for ecological sampling

Hi, I have a mapped area bounded by straight lines, & know the co-ordinates of the corners (it's not a simple shape such as a square or rectangle). I wish to randomly scatter a number of points throughout the area, & record their co-ordinates for GPS field location. Is there an on-line ...

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by Trapper
Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: random scatter of points for ecological sampling
Replies: 1
Views: 2133

Biology Dictionary

... ] website. Just click on the round "DICTIONARY" icon at the top-right of your screen, then type the word you want in the rectangle,... and blam!... there's your definition with further links to specific terms within the definition itself... just click, click, click ... ...

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by robertkernodle
Thu May 31, 2007 5:48 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Dictionary
Replies: 5
Views: 1625

The Fiber Disease

hey Sky sorry for smearing that last post...... after you mentioned cdc had me thinking.... the Louisville Water resevoure is a giant rectangle with a masonic structure dividing it into two squares ... natural elevation made for some fair air...open to the public , many walk around the perimeter ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5014461

The Fiber Disease

... Molecular farming maybe? i will check on this for you. __________________________ Okay, here you go: (make sure you click onto each little rectangle box at the top of the page-b/c there is a lot of hidden places it will take you too.) http://www.molecularfarming.com/forpharma.html London

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by London
Mon May 29, 2006 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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