relative density

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relative density

relative density

n
(Units) the ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a standard substance under specified conditions. For liquids and solids the standard is usually water at 4°C or some other specified temperature. For gases the standard is often air or hydrogen at the same temperature and pressure as the substance. Symbol: d See also specific gravity, vapour density
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Noun1.relative density - the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standard
density, denseness - the amount per unit size
specific gravity - the density of a substance relative to the density of water
vapor density, vapour density - the density of a gas relative to the density of hydrogen
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The relative gravity connections between the 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-order network points were repeatedly measured by using several LaCoste&Romberg G and Scintrex CG-5 spring gravimeters in 2001-2006 (Oja 2012).
The result is a measure comprised of both quantitative and qualitative factors that permits the relative gravity of different crimes to be assessed.
But he added: "I am driven to the conclusion that the relatively minor or 'de minimis' conduct is so different in relative gravity it is not similar in character or circumstances."
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I am specifically interested in how previous research investigated the role of nulla poena in advancing international law and justice, the legitimacy of international prosecution and punishment, the Prosecutor's relative gravity selection decisions, the Court's role in the international legal and moral order, and the war crime of attacking personnel and objects involved in a peacekeeping mission.
The corresponding relative standard uncertainty in g, and thus in F, is given by the (largest height variation) X (relative gravity gradient) X [3.sup.-0.5], or 0.000001.
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While it is essential that the counselor understand the potential issues confronting these families, the relative gravity of these issues for the family will vary at different times in the family life cycle and from family to family (Aldous, 1978; Duvall, 1977; Olson, et al., 1983; Turnbull et al., 1986).