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Word: intrinsic

Definition: essential; inherent; built-in


Sentences Containing 'intrinsic'

A few other fibers intrinsic to the cord run in the dorsolateral fasciculus of the spinal cord and the septomarginal tract.
A variety of circuits based upon this idea are in use, particularly for MOSFET mirrors because MOSFETs have rather low intrinsic output resistance values.
Although exhibiting little intrinsic insecticidal activity of its own, PBO increases the effectiveness of pyrethrins and were thus are called synergists.
Although the Riemannian connection was defined using an embedding in Euclidean space, this uniqueness property means that it is in fact an "intrinsic invariant" of the surface.
An annuity for a long term of years, therefore, though its intrinsic value may be very nearly the same with that of a perpetual annuity, will not find nearly the same number of purchasers.
And he measured ten double handfuls of pearls, diamonds, and other gems, many of which, mounted by the most famous workmen, were valuable beyond their intrinsic worth.
Aristotle studied planetary motion and poetry with the same methods, and Plato mixed geometrical proofs with his demonstration on the state of intrinsic knowledge.
Because of this intrinsic restriction mandated by weight, mortars are only considered "infantry" to a calibre of 120mm.
Because the intrinsic rotation of a pulsar is so regular, slight anomalies in the timing of its observed radio pulses can be used to track the pulsar's motion.
Copper alloy surfaces have intrinsic properties to destroy a wide range of microorganisms.
Copper’s antibacterial effect was found to be intrinsic in all of the copper alloys tested.
Eigengrau (German: "intrinsic gray" / literally: "own grey"), also called Eigenlicht ("intrinsic light"), dark light, or brain gray, is a term for the uniform dark gray background that many people report seeing in the absence of light.
Elementary particles contain many quantum numbers which are usually said to be intrinsic to them.
Employees who have lower job involvement and intrinsic involvement are more likely to be involved in cyber loafing behavior.
Following this, the next stage was the use of discounted cash flows, based on the time value of money, to estimate the intrinsic value of stock.
He uses real options to explain the gap between how the stock market prices some businesses and the "intrinsic value" for those businesses.
Her work on motivation theory challenges the relationships assumed by the Diploma Disease thesis between intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation.
However options on credit indices such as iTraxx and CDX include any defaulted entities in the intrinsic value of the option when exercised.
However, whilst it had been anticipated that the Air Component would advance into Belgium and therefore was equipped with sufficient intrinsic transport to be readily mobile, the same was not true of the AASF.
In addition to the intrinsic difficulty of detecting such a faint light source, the light from the parent star causes a glare that washes it out.
In addition, a retinyl ester hydrolase that is intrinsic to the brush-border membrane of the small intestine has been characterized in the rat as well as in the human.
In her work, French asserted that women's oppression is an intrinsic part of the male-dominated global culture.
In principle there is no technical intrinsic restriction in the I2P-Bote protocol limiting the size or number of attachments.
Instead, the two magnetic poles arise simultaneously from the aggregate effect of all the currents and intrinsic moments throughout the magnet.
Intrinsic graphene is a semi-metal or zero-gap semiconductor.
Intrinsic values in Judaism -- compassion for animals, concern about world hunger and ecology -- are exemplified by vegetarianism."
It was noted in the 1920s that black Africans had some intrinsic resistance to infection with malaria, but the basis for this remained unknown.
lighter, and thus will swing faster and kick harder, undermining some of the consistency intrinsic to the concept.
One can also give an intrinsic description of the Laplace–Beltrami operator on the sphere in a normal coordinate system.
Regarding values: such an ethic cannot establish anything concerning what has intrinsic value—what is good in itself.
Rippling on is caused by conformation of graphene to the underlying , and is not intrinsic.
Second, many elementary particles have an "intrinsic" magnetic moment, the most important of which is the electron magnetic dipole moment.
Shorter fibers are closer to, longer fibers further from the gray The tract is one of three propriospinal tracts in which most pathways intrinsic to the spinal cord are located.
Some are intrinsic, as independent of any embedding of the variety into an affine or projective space, while other are related to such an embedding.
The above differential equation can be rewritten in terms of the covariant derivative as This equation shows once more that parallel transport depends only on the metric structure so is an intrinsic invariant of the surface.
The deal breaks even if the intrinsic value of the put or the call equals the sum of the premiums of the put and call.
The domain of land administration is characterized by the engagement of international organizations as much as by its intrinsic, multi-disciplinary structure.
The former pay in a species of money, of which the intrinsic value is always the same, and exactly agreeable to the standard of their respective mints; the latter is a species of money, of which the intrinsic value is continually varying, and is almost always more or less below that standard.
The hypothesis is based on essentialism and cosmic teleology and proposes an intrinsic drive which slowly transforms species.
The negative differential resistance — observed under certain biasing schemes — is an intrinsic property of graphene resulting from its symmetric band structure.
The surrogate key has no intrinsic (inherent) meaning, but rather is useful through its ability to uniquely identify a tuple.
These intrinsic properties could lead to using graphene for NEMS applications such as pressure sensors and resonators.
They code for a "small, nonhistone, chromatin-associated protein that has no intrinsic transcriptional activity but can modulate transcription by altering the chromatin architecture".
This definition is not intrinsic as it apply only to algebraic sets that are explicitly embedded in an affine or projective space.
This equation shows once more that parallel transport depends only on the metric structure so is an intrinsic invariant of the surface; it is another way of writing the ordinary differential equation involving the geodesic curvature of "c".
This includes humans experiencing the awareness of being aware of ourselves, an intrinsic ability to humans.
This is further evidence of copper’s intrinsic antibacterial properties.
Thus tangent planes along a curve can be identified using the intrinsic geometry, even when the surface itself is not parallelizable.
Users' intrinsic motivation arises from reliance, the seemingly effortless, unproblematic yet skillful engagement with artifacts free of disruptions.
Whakapapa is also believed to determine an individual’s intrinsic tapu.

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