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Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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Graeme is based in Sapporo, where he divides his time between marketing frozen sushi and CAS freezing technology and shoveling snow during the long, cold, horrible winters.
But many cryobiologists think freezing entire bodies is scientifically impossible, and--in the words of Ken Storey--"insane.
Because of the larger mass, the rib and strut junctions developed hot spots in the mold and helped prevent premature freezing.
Reid has made a major impact on our understanding of the freezing process," said Dr.
TIP OF THE WEEK: If freezing weather is forecast, check the evening sky.
Last year, Kairinmaru also sold the rights to its preservation and freezing process to Maruha, a giant Japanese marine products company.
Linking freezing rates of clouds to those atmospheric and other climate processes is one of the most unreliable areas in current climate simulations, Hipps adds.
As the eutectic freezing temperature is neared, there sites become precipitation points for the formation of graphite (free, or uncombined, carbon), and minimize any tendency for the molten iron to form undesirable carbines or graphite types.
As the recipient of the 2010 Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award, Dr.
The key factor in producing a frozen droplet with a sharp point is the difference between the angle that the solid makes with the solidification front during freezing and the angle that the liquid makes with the front.
Fruits can be prepared in a trio of ways for freezing - unsweetened (dry pack), sweetened and in sugar syrup - depending on how you to plan to use them.