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grating

network

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a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines

a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material

an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube

a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars

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Table 1 shows the proportion of exposures recorded through the focused grid as a function of focal film distance changes and the degree of off-centeredness to the central ray.
In light of the findings of the study reported in this article, the Department of Health strongly recommends that focused grids not be used at focal film distances less than the minimum for which the grid is desired.
Focused grids are designed to minimize grid cut off because the grid's lead strips lie on the imaginary radius lines of a circle, with its center the focal spot of the x-ray tube.
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