By Cutler J. Cleveland
Written through the editor of The Encyclopedia of strength, Cutler Cleveland, this dictionary provides pros around the multi-disciplinary box of power a device to higher converse on power concerns and comprehend power matters and possibilities. This paperback variation, priced at under part the cost of the hardcover variation and extended with over 500 new phrases, makes this necessary reference on hand to a fair wider viewers past power scientists, together with new pros, scholars, and company oil and gasoline businesses. -Over 10,000 entries masking a few forty clinical disciplines and issues - Essays through scientists, biographical entries on key participants, and ancient reviews - Historical prices on strength issues, - Illustrated with 100 pictures and illustrations - Now increased with over 500 new phrases and on hand in paperback at part the cost of the 1st version
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Atomic Physics. of or relating to atoms or the energy that exists in atoms. Thus, atomic energy, atomic fission, atomic mass, and so on. Atomic Age see nuclear age. atomic bomb Nuclear. a very powerful bomb that derives its explosive power from the sudden release of huge amounts of atomic energy. atomic charge Physics. the electric charge of an ion, calculated by the number of electrons that the atom gains or loses during ionization, times the charge of an individual electron. atomic clock Measurement.
Ice. artificial satellite see satellite. artificial sky Lighting. an enclosure that simulates the luminance distribution of a real sky for the purpose of testing physical models under daylight conditions. asbestos Materials. a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals used in buildings for their flame-retardant and insulating properties, tensile strength, flexibility, and resistance to chemicals; asbestos is now known to be carcinogenic and its use as a building material is now banned in many countries.
Angle of draw Coal. a measurement for coal mine subsidence; the angle between a vertical line drawn upward to the surface from the edge of the underground opening and a line drawn from the edge of the opening to a point of zero surface subsidence. angle of incidence Physics. , incoming solar radiation) that strikes a surface and the 19 animal power perpendicular to that surface at the point of incidence. angle of reflection Physics. the angle formed by the normal line to a surface and the direction of propagation of waves that are reflected from that surface.