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Area

The size of a two-dimensional space. One calculates the area by multiplying the area's length by its width.

area

A measurement of the square footage contained within certain boundaries.
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Based on this idea, we develop a novel areal spline filter with an isotropic amplitude characteristic, starting from the high-order spline filter which approximates to the Gaussian filter.
This year, hard drive areal densities are estimated to reach 780Gbits per square inch per platter, and then rise to 900Gbits per square inch next year.
In the left image we have 29 areal objects and in the right image 31 areal objects.
Significant interactions were also observed between race and all of the areal BMD hip measures among women.
Using perpendicular recording, scientists believe that the effects of superparamagnetism can be further forestalled, which would create opportunities for continued robust growth in areal density at a rate of about 40 percent each year.
Areal photography has become beneficial because it allows large areas to be covered and lets people view the marks left in the ground from ancient sites, many of which could not be viewed from ground level.
There follow sections on other Nilgiri languages and cultures (six articles), on Nilgiri areal studies (four articles), and seven reviews.
In the same way your mum can't write a letter to the teacher anymore, areal grown up doesn't ask his ex girlfriend to bale him out.
This paper reviews the use of a segregation ratio in analyzing changes in the pattern of socioeconomic segregation between schools in England and Wales, addressing how the modifiable areal unit problem affects results.
At the same time, the smoother beams increased the compressed shell's "areal density" (density times radius) by 40 percent to 70 percent.
"It will revolutionise provision across the country and provide areal boost for working families." The scheme is backed by a pounds 130million-a-year cash boost from Chancellor Gordon Brown.