surface area


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Noun1.surface area - the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundarysurface area - the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
extent - the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
acreage, land area - an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming); "he wanted some acreage to build on"
footprint - the area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
erasure - a surface area where something has been erased; "another word had been written over the erasure"
blank space, space, place - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
space - one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"
balk, baulk - the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
plane section, section - (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
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Again, a micro-diameter carbon shaft has roughly half the surface area of standard shafts.
The surface area of the raw aluminium dross analysed using BET surface analysis was found to be 10.
The total surface area of a standard 29" shaft with a circumference of .
The students will then create a cardboard replica of the model to scale and determine the surface area and volume of the object.
As a quality control tool, surface area measurement can be added to the battery of incoming raw materials tests to ensure the materials you are using are consistent in terms of the attributes you have identified as critical to your process and product performance.
All else being the same and assuming identical and proper heart-lung shot placement, by gradually increasing the calibre (cross-sectional area) of the needle (bullet) one will at some stage reach the point where the permanent wound surface area (trauma) caused by the needle (bullet) will become large enough to cause a fast enough haemorrhaging tempo to interrupt blood flow and thus oxygen supply to the animal's brain to cause its eventual demise.
Choi said that without fancy equipment, high temperature or high pressure, we made a nanoporous semiconductor of very tiny particles that have a high surface area, asserting that more surface area means more contact area with water, and, therefore, more efficient water splitting.
The product contains ferric citrate having a BET surface area substantially above this surface area threshold.
Both the aspect ratio and the surface area ratio are valuable formulas to use.
Indeed, cortical surface area increases dramatically during late fetal development as a consequence of cortical folding, while cortical thickness changes dynamically throughout the entire life span as a consequence of development and disease," he added.
Alveolus structure and gas exchange in the lungs, nephron structure and water retention in the kidneys, villus structure and nutrient absorption in the small intestine, and root-hair structure and nutrient absorption in plants are all biological examples in which surface area plays a key role in living things.
However, availability of this thermal mass depends on the extent of the exposed surface area of the racks, which in turn, depends on the number of racks and number of rack rows in a data center.