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Word: spectral

Definition: ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom


Sentences Containing 'spectral'

"The Witches of Early America" defines spectral evidence as, “the supernatural phenomena thought to occur when a vision or ‘spectre’ of an accused witch appeared to a witness”.
21 Lutetia is a large main-belt asteroid of an unusual spectral type.
A chemical group or chemical species exhibits a distinctive reaction behavior or a distinctive spectral signal when analyzed by various spectroscopic methods.
A number of statistical measures are available for quantifying spectral features in a simple way.
Actually a negative spectral index of the order of 2 is required in order to maintain the solar corona.
Affirmative nod, accompanied by a spectral smile of such peculiar devilishness, that it struck an awakening light through my dull brain, and I cried`Did I stab him, mistaking him for you?
But it does remarkably well in this regard (it conveys 92% of spectral information) even when fruit beers are considered.
Compound optical microcavity systems provide beneficial spectral controls.
Delta waves begin to appear in stage 3 sleep, but by stage 4 nearly all spectral activity is dominated by delta waves.
During his career he elaborated Spectral Map Analysis in 1975 and was one of the cofounders of chemometrics in 1983.
Fast rotation makes spectral line data less clear as half of the star rotates away from observer's viewpoint while the other half closes in.
For the purpose of satellite orbital mechanics, the geopotential is typically described by a series expansion into spherical harmonics (spectral representation).
Great shapes like big machines rose out of the dimness, and cast grotesque black shadows, in which dim spectral Morlocks sheltered from the glare.
He promotes the use of Open Data, particularly spectral data, publishes in Open Access journals and is an advocate for Open Notebook Science.
He would not have stopped then, for anything less necessary than breath, it being a spectral sort of race that he ran, and one highly desirable to get to the end of.
However, they did bring forth spectral evidence with the story of their daughter.
If the period is not known, an autocorrelation plot or spectral plot can be used to determine it.
If the ratio test is not passed after clarification then the beer does not have "average spectral characteristics" and, technically, is not qualified to be characterized by the SRM method.
In atomic physics, Doppler broadening is the broadening of spectral lines due to the Doppler effect caused by a distribution of velocities of atoms or molecules.
In the absence of spectral bleed-through, the cross-correlation function is zero for non-interacting particles.
In the past Lacaille 8760 has been classified anywhere from spectral class K7 down to M2.
In the semiclassical approach of quantum chaos, phenomena are identified in spectroscopy by analyzing the statistical distribution of spectral lines and by connecting spectral periodicities with classical orbits.
It is used widely as infrared optical windows and components for general spectroscopy because of its wide spectral range.
It uses spectroscopy from the regularly updated GEISA spectral line data catalog.
It was introduced by . A spectral sequence is set up, the degeneration of which would give the results of Hodge theory and Dolbeault's theorem.
Mu Arae has a listed spectral type of G3IV–V. The G3 part means the star is similar to our Sun (a G2V star).
One of the experimental results supporting this theory is the fact that the distribution of the number of flares observed in the hard X-rays is a function of the energy, following a power law with negative spectral index 1.8 If this distribution would have the same spectral index also at lower energies, flares, micro-flares and nanoflares might provide a considerable part of coronal heating.
Recent spectral analysis of white dwarfs' atmospheres by Spitzer Space Telescope found contamination of heavier elements like magnesium and calcium.
Spectral evidence played a key role in the Salem Witch Trials.
Spectral graph theory emerged in the 1950s and 1960s.
Statistical measures of quantum chaos were born out of a desire to quantify spectral features of complex systems.
Still, one can write formula_1 in a spectral decomposition, with a projector-valued measure formula_27.
The algorithms used in G.729.1 and Spectral Band Replication (SBR) are two of many examples of bandwidth extension algorithms currently in use.
The binary star system Epsilon Reticuli consists of a spectral class K2IV star being orbited by a white dwarf.
The CASE tools have been used for the purpose of structure revision whereby algorithms have been demonstrated to outperform human interpretation of spectral data.
The cavern of the Archetypes is a vast cavern inhabited by the spectral archetypes of all life on this earth.
The chemistry of helicenes has attracted continuing attention because of their unique structural, spectral, and optical features.
The curtains were long and white, and some of the thunder gusts that whirled into the corner, caught them up to the ceiling, and waved them like spectral wings.
The EP contains four songs, which were recorded between the release of "Spectral" in 2004 and their album "Esoteric" released in September 2009.
The faint spectral trees, dimly glimpsed through the shredding fog, were very pretty things to see.
The Ghost Hunter is searching for William in order to obtain 'spectral energy' which is only obtainable from capturing ghosts.
The intensity and spectral composition of the sunlight is wrong for humans.
The Laplacian matrix can be used to find many other properties of the graph; see spectral graph theory.
Their colors are somewhat redder than S-type asteroids and they do not show spectral features.
Then, the broadening depends only on the frequency of the spectral line, the mass of the emitting particles, and their temperature, and therefore can be used for inferring the temperature of an emitting body.
This illustrates that the SRM does convey full color information if the beer has average spectral characteristics.
This quantity is studied in the context of spectral graph theory.
What seems even more wonderful is that these spectral colors can be recombined so as to make white light.
While the mixture of the spectral colors produces white, it is not necessary to have all of the spectral colors in order to obtain white; because a mixture of the following colors alone, red, green, and blue, will give white.
[http://soi.spb.ru/r_1251/directions/dir2/optsystems/aerofoto_sys/page1.htm] Spectral Resolution.

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