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- n. The effect of earthquake motion propagation being greater in the direction of the rupture
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the property of a microphone or antenna of being more sensitive to sounds coming from one direction than from another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being directive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of a microphone or antenna of being more sensitive in one direction than in another
- n. the quality of being directive
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However, they typically do not have a flat frequency response, that is, the directivity pattern is narrowed at the cost of the quality of the recorded sound.
Assuming that direction may have occurred, the fact of direction adds nothing to the qualities or possibilities of existence, any more than the "directivity" of a chemist adds to the possibilities of certain elements when he brings them into combination.
The Martian considers the theistic argument that it would be impossible to have an orderly universe merely resulting from the inherent properties of natural forces, and that "directivity" is necessary to keep the universe on its present track.
It has a large, quad-capsule spatial array stereo microphone with high directivity ..
It has a large, quad-capsule spatial array stereo microphone with high directivity..
The wave front emitted by the vibrating surface is phase coherent, producing a plane wave with very high directivity and very accurate sound imaging.
In the strategic domain Delhi's relations with the USA, China and Russia in the first instance and those with the EU, Japan, the Gulf states, ASEAN and Brazil at a remove warrant an infusion of politico-strategic directivity that has been diffused since mid 2008.
There's just not the right cross-section or directivity possible.
And consciousness, intelligence, directivity are constituents never found apart from personality.
The method by which we must proceed is obvious, and will at once occur to the reader who recalls our opening chapter; the question resolves itself simply into this -- Are the phenomena of nature such as to indicate intelligence and directivity in their Cause?