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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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No notched lobsters died in tank A immediately after notching, and only 1 lobster died in tank B immediately after notching.
Hence, defects will play no major role in determining the lifetime of a notched specimen.
The first consisted of the Charpy impact test, and its purpose was to study the effect that the small bubbles have on the high speed impact behavior of MCF's in either notched or unnotched conditions.
Intel's notched transistor gates -- The notched gate is used by Intel for the Pentium 3 and Pentium 4 devices.
It has a flex modulus of 160,000 psi, notched Izod of 0.
Specimens are notched and conditioned with temperature and humidity before testing.
It reportedly outperforms polycarbonate with a notched Izod value of 20 ft lb/in.
Grilamid LB25HX is a neat grade with high-temperature dimensional stability, high notched impact strength, and high tensile modulus.
Use of 5% Polybond in three nylon 66/PP blends (80/20, 50/50, and 20/80) improved the flexural and tensile strengths, as well as the notched Izod impact (the latter was better for the 80/20 and 50/50 blends than for nylon alone).
At a 40% loading in both medium-impact and super-high-impact PP copolymers, this filler provides higher flex modulus and HDT, lower mold shrinkage, and enhancements in both falling-weight impact (at ambient temperature and at-22 F) and notched Izod values.
TPO ingredient qualifications are complicated by differences in low-temperature impact tests specified by different customers - either -30 C dart impact or -30 C notched Izod.