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v. in·ter·posed, in·ter·pos·ing, in·ter·pos·es
a. To insert or introduce between parts: The ice interposes a barrier between the harbor and the islands.
b. To place (oneself) between others or things.
2. To introduce or interject (a comment, for example) during discourse or a conversation. See Synonyms at introduce.
3. To exert (influence or authority) in order to interfere or intervene: interpose one's veto.
1. To come between things; assume an intervening position.
2. To come between the parties in a dispute; intervene.
3. To insert a remark, question, or argument.

[French, from Old French interposer, to intervene, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin interpōnere, to put between : inter-, inter- + pōnere, to put; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

in′ter·pos′al n.
in′ter·pos′er n.
in′ter·po·si′tion (-pə-zĭsh′ən) n.
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This is routed with a 0.0068" pad diameter around a 0.004" laser-drilled hole and uses a 0.003" space, routing outside rows with a 0.003" or 0.004" trace using an inverted pyramid scheme to escape the BGA. This technology is only available at leading-edge PCB fabricators (FIGURE 8).
That has always been the BGA's primary role in the business, he says.
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Some vendors have announced high density, ISP configuration ICs in high pin-count BGA packages These packages are difficult to handle, difficult to program and take up a lot more board space than the 8-pin AT17F16.
Although potential health risks from exposure to algal toxins in surface waters have been widely recognized, potential risks from exposure through another important route--ingestion of contaminated dietary supplements made from blue-green algae (BGA)--have received only limited attention (2,3,6,14).
With an airflow of 150 Feet/Minute, the 7.0 mm BGA heat sink provides a thermal resistance of 13.0(Degree) Celsius/Watt; the 14.0 mm heat sink provides a thermal resistance of 7.0(Degree) Celsius/Watt; and the 27.9 mm heat sink provides a thermal resistance of 3.8(Degree) Celsius/Watt.
The characteristics of the multichip module (MCM) BGA platform are shown in Figure 1.
Current BGA procedures start with the application of a patterned flux layer to devices loaded in a platen, followed by precise positioning of small solder balls on the appropriate terminal pads.
Abstract: This paper aims to investigate and compare the reliability performance of land grid array (LGA) and ball grid array (BGA) solders, as well as the SAC 105 and 63Sn37Pb solder alloys, in vibration loading conditions.
* Construction of the BGA socket and adaptor with high temperature polyimide and FR-4 body.
BGA is part of a project team that includes mechanical engineers DLB Associates and Raman + Oundjian Structural Engineers.
The Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) told reporters in Berlin exports could pick up by as much as 6 percent this year to total 1.2 trillion euros ($1.3 trillion), thus revising an earlier estimate of just 4.5 percent for the whole of 2015.