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e·ta·lon

 (ā′tə-lŏn′, ĕt′ə-)
n.
A type of interferometer in which incoming light is repeatedly refracted and reflected between two surfaces into multiple beams that are then focused together, causing self-interference of the light.

[French étalon, standard (of weight or a unit of measurement), reference point, etalon (in reference to the fixed widths between the two surfaces in the first such interferometers), from Old French estalon, standard, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch stael, model, sample.]

etalon

(ˈɛtəˌlɒn)
n
(General Physics) physics a device used in spectroscopy to measure wavelengths by interference effects produced by multiple reflections between parallel half-silvered glass or quartz plates
[C20: French étalon a fixed standard of weights and measures, from Old French estalon; see also stallion]
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Le milieu de terrain du Burkina Faso, Charles Cabore, a indique que la confrontation du quart de finale de la CAN 2017 face a la Tunisie "sera difficile", mais souligne "la capacite des Etalons d'atteindre le dernier carre".
Si pour Diawara l'absence est toleree en raison de sa participation avec les Etalons qui affronteront aujourd'hui le Benin, elle l'est moins pour Malo qui a decide de prolonger son sejour familial.
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Les Burkinabe etaient dimanche soir fiers des Etalons malgre la deception apres la defaite face au Nigeria 1 a 0 en finale de la CAN-2013 de football a Johannesburg, et ont accueilli leurs heros lundi avec ferveur.
Et le Nigeria, au gre d'un rythme assez lent et dans une partie peu spectaculaire, n'a donc pas eu a forcer, tant il a etouffe les Etalons, qui ne se sont revoltes que dans la derniere demi-heure seulement, a l'image de ce tir de Sanou rasant le montant (74e).
Our arrival may not have generated quite the frenzy that Beckham's did, but Normandy stud owners still gave pilgrims on the Route des Etalons - where farms throw open their gates for stallion viewings for a weekend - a warm reception and put on a great show.
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L'on ne recherchera pas chez les etalons l'arterite virale equine, maladie contagieuse qui peut causer des avortements chez la jument.
For narrow line applications, the output linewidth can be further narrowed using optional etalons.