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  • noun One or more orbitals in the electron shell of an atom.

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  • noun chemistry ,(physics) Atomic orbitals for which the values of the n and l quantum numbers are the same, such as the three 2p or five 3d atomic orbitals.

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  • Recall that when you enclose a command in parenthesis, the command is actually run in a "subshell"; that is, the shell clones itself and the clone interprets the command (s) within the parenthesis.

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  • Note that background activity (FTP servers, etc) is also suspended while the subshell executes.

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  • She'd heard them discussing staging in terms of excitation phases, shell movements, particle emissions, subshell directionals until she wondered if they were talking theatre or nuclear physics.

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  • She'd heard them discussing staging in terms of excitation phases, shell movements, particle emissions, subshell directionals until she wondered if they were talking theatre or nuclear physics.

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  • Write something that gives access to a subshell and maybe you can have some 'street cred'.

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  • Can you also help me define orbital, energy shell, and subshell?

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  • So, my overall problem is that changing alias in subshell should be reflected to parent shell, without running any other command (all commands should be run in installation script only).

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  • I'd rearrange things a little bit to avoid spawning a subshell and make quoting a little bit nicer:

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  • Or, in other way how to rehash parent shell from subshell.

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  • Now, from my understanding it should be available for execution, outside of the subshell.

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