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One specific kind of emergency is at the heart of this, such as when an airplane suffers a loss of stability at night.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So too with a vaccine that provokes a specific immune response aimed at a specific RNA sequence.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers|Kent Sepkowitz|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So not only will the GOP have control in the Senate, it will move the center of gravity on Capitol Hill hard to starboard.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the spring of 1933, few perceived Nazism with the gravity he did.
Mistletoes infections can kill individual trees and stands of trees, and most mistletoe species attack specific tree species.
The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
She would never forget it; but realizing its gravity, she decided thereupon never to tell it—the dream—to anybody.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Gordon, however, had never been a lover, and if Bernard noted Angela's gravity it was not because he felt jealous.Confidence|Henry James
The specific gravity method is very useful when special instruments are not at hand.
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The mass of a substance, given as a multiple of the mass of the same volume of a standard substance (usually water). The specific gravity of aluminum is 2.70; hence, a cubic foot of aluminum weighs 2.70 times as much as a cubic foot of water.