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  • n. Plural form of hitting.

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  • The key assumption of QMSL is the following: each elementary constituent of any physical system is subjected, at random times, to random and spontaneous localization processes (which we will call hittings) around appropriate positions.

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  • In any case this could vary from mutual yellings, cursings, to even hittings or stone throwing.

    Hagit Ofran: The Guards of the Settlers Just Shoot

  • It provided for expansive credit BECAUSE of the growth during this period, really hittings its nadir between mid/96-00 in America 03-07 in the rest of the world.

    Things I'm Glad I Never Said, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Besides the extremely low frequency of the hittings for microscopic systems, also the fact that the localization width is large compared to the dimensions of atoms (so that even when a localization occurs it does very little violence to the internal economy of an atom) plays an important role in guaranteeing that no violation of well-tested quantum mechanical predictions is implied by the modified dynamics.

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  • Let us consider a system of N distinguishable particles and let us denote by F (q1, q2, ¦, qN) the coordinate representation (wave function) of the state vector (we disregard spin variables since hittings are assumed not to act on them).

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  • Finally, the question WHEN is answered by assuming that the hittings occur at randomly distributed times, according to a Poisson distribution, with mean frequency f.

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  • This implies that hittings occur with higher probability at those places where, in the standard quantum description, there is a higher probability of finding the particle.

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  • And that night while Richard Caramel was hard at toil, with great hittings of the wrong keys and screwings up of his weary, unmatched eyes, laboring over his trash far into those cheerless hours when the fire dies down, and the head is swimming from the effect of prolonged concentration — Anthony, abominably drunk, was sprawled across the back seat of a taxi on his way to the flat on Claremont Avenue.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • -- And that night while Richard Caramel was hard at toil, with great hittings of the wrong keys and screwings up of his weary, unmatched eyes, laboring over his trash far into those cheerless hours when the fire dies down, and the head is swimming from the effect of prolonged concentration -- Anthony, abominably drunk, was sprawled across the back seat of a taxi on his way to the flat on Claremont Avenue.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • "Here you are then, sir," said the man; "I'm stroke, and you bow, so you take your time from me, and hittings in the back don't count fair."

    Jack at Sea All Work and no Play made him a Dull Boy

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