Resorption (Of Bone)
Resorption (Of Bone): A loss of bone substances by physiologic or pathologic means is considered associated with the natural aging process, metabolic disturbances and trauma.
Sorting (Of A Sediment): The range of scatter of particle sizes about the median grain size of a sediment
Set (Of Current): The direction towards which the current flows.
Speed (Of Constituent): The rate of change in the phase of a constituent, usually expressed in degrees per hour. The speed is equal to 360° divided by the constituent period expressed in hours.
Resorption: The breakdown and assimilation of the bone that supports the tooth, i.e., bone loss.
Speed (Of Current): The magnitude of velocity. Rate at which the current flows. Usually expressed in knots or centimeters per second.
Variation (Of Compass): Difference between true north as determined by the Earth's axis of rotation and magnetic north as determined by the Earth's magnetism. Variation is designated as east or positive when the ma . . . View Full Definition
Traditional View (Of Dividend Policy): The average volume (in thousands and local currency) of common shares traded during the last three years and one year on the major exchange that the shares are listed on. For U.S. companies . . . View Full Definition
Tax Differential View (Of Dividend Policy): Allowing the capital gains tax on an asset to be payable only when the gain is realized by selling the asset.
Takings (Of Property): The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, and comparable provisions in state constitutions, bar the 'taking' of private property by government unless just compensation is paid to the property . . . View Full Definition