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mass ratio

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(Astronautics) the ratio of the mass of a fully-fuelled rocket at liftoff to the mass of the rocket without fuel
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Hepatic function, renal clearance, and absorption may also be reduced in elderly patients, and increased distribution resulting from a higher fat-to-lean body mass ratio contributes to higher concentration of drug-to-does ratio, she said.
The powders were mixed with IR quality KBr at a mass ratio of [approximately equal to] 1:400 and finely ground in a mortar and pestle.
Leaf-to-stem mass ratio appeared to explain most of the variation in nutritive value among Virginia wildrye accessions.
With ultrasonics, the greater the mass ratio between the probe upper and lower sections, the greater the intensity at the probe tip.
Simulation of complete stars in three-dimensions to study how the orbits of binary stars with a high mass ratio become unstable and merge.
where RGR is relative growth rate (in kilograms of carbon per kilogram of carbon per year), SLA is specific leaf area (in square meters of leaf area per kilogram of leaf carbon), LWR is leaf mass ratio (in kilograms C per kilogram C), S[R.
Strength to Mass Ratio--The strength to mass ratio compares strength values relative to body mass.
Based on this requirement and the measured urea release rates, the theoretical urea-encapsulated sphere size and the polymer-to-urea mass ratio can be calculated.
A child's body surface area to total mass ratio is different than for an adult.
In fact, a recent study on Svetol[R] followed 50 volunteers over 60 days; those who took 400 mg of Svetol[R] per day lost an average of nearly 6 percent of their body weight and increased their lean mass to fat mass ratio by over 4 percent.
In order to study the effect of water/PEN mass ratio on the depolymerization, a series of experiments were carried out in an autoclave at temperatures between 240 and 280[degrees]C.
The diene rubber contains a natural rubber and a styrene-butadiene rubber and the mass ratio of the contents of the natural rubber and the butadiene rubber is from 50:50 to 90:10.