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work

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act

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the proper activity of a person or thing

a large or important social gathering

to react in a specified way

to perform a function effectively

to perform the duties of another

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(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

what something is used for

the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

a relation such that one thing is dependent on another

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a formal or official social gathering or ceremony

perform as expected when applied

serve a purpose, role, or function

perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

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Following the watering event, an additional seven rare species were recorded, including one species in an additional functional group (amphibious responders).
Compared to the traditional method, in which chemists modify only the existing functional groups on a compound, CH activation more directly boosts the complexity of a compound, giving it potentially valuable new properties.
Other topics include characteristics of functional groups covering both qualitative and quantitative methods of determination; the formation of the functional group and the reactions, transformations, and rearrangements which the functional group can undergo; photochemistry, radiation chemistry, biochemical formation or classic synthesis and catalysis; the biological aspects in both biochemistry and molecular biology as well as its application in medicinal chemistry, drug development and discovery; and data and reviews on important industrial applications in fields such as polymers, materials and nano-materials.
My PhD research uses a removal experiment to examine the roles of different plant functional groups (groups of plants that have similar roles in a community, e.
Using the customers' own words avoids the "telephone party game" of successive information loss as the functional groups translate attributes into their own terms before communicating them down the line.
Total biomass was still significantly dependent on species number and functional group composition in the remaining 131 plots.
Tour and his colleagues used a technique similar to one by which chemists link functional groups to graphite, which forms from flat sheets of carbon.
The functional groups identified included `grass-eating', `broadleaf-eating', `algae-eating' and `open ground dwelling' grasshoppers.
Compensatory dynamics exist when there is greater negative than positive covariance among species within a functional group and consequently reduced variance in the group taken as a whole.
The mechanical film strength developments and the effects of functional group density of reactive latexes on the relative rates of interdiffusion and crosslinking reaction during film formation and annealing process were investigated.
The experimental design is a randomized complete block with 10 functional group mixes and six replicates, for a total of 60 plots.
Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations II (COFGT-II) will provide the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in chemical transformations.
Subsections of each chapter focus on specific functional groups, guiding synthetic chemists through the selection of a reasonable set of conditions, reagents, and catalysts in order to prepare each functional group.
To achieve a better distribution of nanoparticles and consequently better chemical and physical properties of polyurethane hard foam, we modified nanosilica surface chemically by an organifier containing functional group with reactivity with polyurethane matrix.
An interfacial chemical bond is formed between at least one of a pendent functional group of the at least one light-stable aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethane and an unreacted functional group of the at least one heat-activated crosslinking agent of the outer layer and at least one pendent functional group of the plasticizer of the inner layer.
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