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  • n. A layer underneath another
  • n. A subunit of a layer


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  • The cover is shaped to resemble a precious stone, with the Acer logo floating on a polished midnight sapphire sublayer.

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  • Like the northern continental interior, the tundra has a permanently frozen sublayer of soil known as permafrost.

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  • So yes, those wars were fought for American geopolitical and economic interests but there was also a sublayer of reasoning for them, one of which would include freeing an oppressed people or stopping the spread of that oppression.

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  • The claims at issue are not directed to a composition; they are directed to a process for forming a sublayer from known ingredients . . .

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  • It is not disputed that such a sublayer does not form under the conditions in the CKD patent application.

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  • The role of scale, heterogeneity, dynamic source areas for turbulent fluxes and the complexity introduced by the roughness sublayer over the tall, rigid roughness elements of cities is described.

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  • Ixia's "K2" 40 and 100GE IP network traffic generator and physical coding sublayer (PCS) measurement and analysis solution generates and analyzes full 40GE and 100GE layer 1-7 line rate traffic, with up to 1 million distinct flows per port.

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  • Each clickable element needs to be placed on it's own sublayer within the appropriate layer. - New Projects

  • The middle epicuticle is a bipartite proteinaceous layer with an upper electron-lucid and a lower electron-dense sublayer.

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  • The electron-dense basal sublayer of the epicuticle often contacts the envelope and the chitin matrix has lost its tight packaging.

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