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A slang term for a credit card, especially when being used to make frivolous or luxurious purchases.
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Pantleon, X-ray determination of dislocation density and arrangement in plastically deformed copper, J.
Recall that the planet's hot crust behaves plastically -- it may simply be unable to form rigid slabs like those on Earth.
where [bar.[xi]] belongs to the interval [0, 2], [[epsilon].sub.e2] and [[epsilon].sub.p2] are the elastic and plastic parts of the strain occurring in the plastically deformed grain, respectively.
The resistance for the crack propagation in MD is highly correlated to the pull-out of polymer chains [3] which is related to the ability of films to deform plastically in TD.
Plastically deformation of alloyed and consisting high amount of retained austenite coating by hammering it with rounded tool provide increases of hardness from 27 up to 52 HRC.
Nevertheless, when the advancing counterpart penetrates the surface, a front of plastically deformed material is displaced in front of it, thus opposing growing resistance to the penetration and refraining the indenter from penetrating further inside.
The specimen can move into or out of the face of the hot surface depending on whether the specimen is expanding or plastically deforming (Fig.
For the rigid impactor, in order to assure that the impactor does not deform plastically during the impact process, its strength was artificially set to a relatively high value of 20 GPa in all simulations.
Usually, for limiting the grain growth, it is necessary to decrease the temperature, for example, by the use of very high pressure (4 GPa in some cases) in order to plastically deform the nanometric grains [35].
The artists play this work with admirable lightness and rip, very plastically and emotively.
"The 'natural look' is back in, and looking 'plastically perfect' in every way may not work to an actor's advantage anymore," she said.
Among specific topics are analyzing heterogeneous iron precipitation in multi-crystalline silicon, semi-insulating silicon for microwave devices, vacancies and self-interstitial dynamics in silicon wafers, optimizing silicon ingot quality by the numerical predicting of bulk crystal defects, dislocation states and deformation-induced point defects in plastically deformed germanium, hydrogenation in crystalline silicon materials for photovoltaic applications, characterizing semiconductor films epitaxially grown on thin metal oxide buffer layers, the scaling of quantum transport in silicon nano-transistors, and optimizing luminescence properties in silicon diodes produced by implantation and annealing.