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supplementary component that improves capability accessory , add-on , appurtenance , supplement
opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component acoustic impedance , acoustic reactance , acoustic resistance
component that is added to something to improve it add-on , addition , improver
(biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP adenosine
component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity aerodynamic lift , lift
building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining agglutination
civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies Air National Guard , ANG
investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole analysis
civilian reserve component of the United States Army comprised of guardsmen who serve during overseas peacekeeping missions and during local emergencies Army National Guard , ARNG
lichen in which the fungus component is an ascomycete ascolichen
basic component of matter atom
(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element atom
molecule component atom
white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals atomic number 20 , Ca , calcium
steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock austenitic manganese steel , manganese steel
component of an automobile auto part , car part
lichen in which the fungus component is a basidiomycete basidiolichen
penicillin that constitutes the principal component of many commercial antibiotics benzylpenicillin , penicillin G
either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra; homologous to Bartholin's gland in the female bulbourethral gland , Cowper's gland
measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge capacitance unit
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