(kәm-pak´shәn) a complication of labor in twin births in which there is simultaneous full engagement of the leading fetal poles of both twins, so that the true pelvic cavity is filled and further descent is prevented.
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• (n.) The act of making compact, or the state of being compact.
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(from the article `rock`) ...deformation, creep, and recrystallization. (5) Time is an influential factor as well. (6) The rate of loading (i.e., the rate at which stress is ... Large raindrops, up to 6 mm (0.2 inch) in diameter, have terminal velocities of about 10 metres (30 feet) per second and s...
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- an increase in the density of something
- the act of crushing
The process whereby the volume of freshly placed mortar or concrete is reduced to the minimum practical space, usually by vibration, centrifugation, tamping, or some combination of these; to mold it within forms or molds and around embedded parts and reinforcement, and to eliminate voids other than ...
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[disambiguation] A list of categories related to FK Lyn ...
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1) Compression 2) Concentration 3) Concretion 4) Densification
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This refers to a shrinkage control process used during manufacture.
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The diagenetic process by which the volume or thickness of sediment is reduced due to pressure from overlying layers of sediment.
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Reduction of pore space between individual particles as the result of overlying sediments or of tectonic movements.
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