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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.

section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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Arguably the least known ingredient in the expression for x ray intensity is the electron ionization cross section.
These mathematical relations provides a systematic set of solutions that can very well describe the behavior of according cross sections at any given depth.
2--The normalization for the statistical distribution of cross sections errors to the corresponding cross section values for each author has been done.
Additionally, raster logs can be used to create cross sections.
Georgia Tech's cross section values can now be used by scientists attempting to find water throughout the solar system and beyond.
5 mm from the gate, and the colored resin areas were obtained by image processing of the cross section photographs.
shows images of the chips cross section for the different cutting speeds and feeds applied
T], respectively, was determined from the initial inclination of the P-[epsilon] relation, whereas Poisson's ratio on the cross section [v.
A cross section of the majestic oak, which may be 700 years old, could be salvaged as a historical exhibit.
The cross section for this process increases rapidly with decreasing energy and increasing atomic number.
Jenn (electrical and computer engineering, Naval Postgraduate School) discusses the physical and engineering aspects of radar and laser cross sections, first introducing the basic theorems, concepts, and methods and then presenting chapters on frequency-domain numerical methods, time-domain numerical methods, microwave optics, complex targets, radar cross section reduction, measurement of radar cross section, and laser cross section.