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Abend

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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These small devices can be easily made into an array where one gains the advantage of a larger active area without sacrificing detector resolution while still fitting in a reasonably small endcap.
One active area is the creation of origami tessellations, where the crease patterns and folded objects look like mosaic tiling (see illustration).
2 millimeter (mm) active area diagonal; the LV-WVGA offers 852 x 480 resolution with a 11.
The park is envisioned as the city's core active area, with fields for soccer, softball, football and other sports.
It's a growing, changing and active area in which a number of Pace projects are underway - the South Cook County - Will County Initiative, the Transit Signal Priority (TSP) Initiative and the first service modifications made as a result of an on-time performance analysis based on data provided by Pace's Intelligent Bus System (IBS).
The new metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor packs its active area -- 1/75,000 the cross-section of a human hair -- into a space 1/20 the size of any previous transistor, according to Clive M.
Although the industrial sector appears to be the most active area, CB Commercial Real Estate Group officials described the overall market in glowing terms.
RF and Microwave Engineering is one of the fastest growth areas of the past decade and will probably continue to be a very active area of research and application in a large variety of fields.
Using a novel encapsulation process, Shellcase CF protects the image sensor's active area from contamination from the initial stage of processing and also provides manufacturers the flexibility to perform optical testing at the most favorable point of the assembly flow, as defined by their specific requirements and manufacturing environment.
By synthesizing this active area, the scientists designed an agent that competes with native fibronectin and inhibits its effects on cultured cancer cells.
It kicks back now and then with earthquakes and volcanoes, so it's known to be a geologically active area.
The formation and use of optical filaments resulting from high power, ultra-short laser pulses propagating within the atmosphere is an active area of research for military and commercial applications.
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