Local term for a wet sea-fog advancing in sum
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A strap-like structure; in particular, a nerve centre of the diencephalon.
Currently the most important process of fixing nitrogen, in which the nitrogen is made to combine with hydrogen under influence of high temperatures 400 -500 C, high pressure 2 x 107 N m 2, and catalyst of finely-divided iron from iron III oxides, in large continuous enclaves. Many variants operate at different pressures according to the catalyst. The product ammonia may be dissolved in water or condensed, and unreacted gases recycled.
As a general term, and in learning theory, refers to learned patterns of behaviour which are very consistent and predictable in particular situations. Its specific usage varies in different branches of psychology, eg referring to compulsive behaviour in clinical psychology, to a particular cognitive style in cognitive psychology,
The normal locality inhabited by a plant or animal, particularly in relation to the effect of its environmental factors,
An aspect of learning in which there is a decrease in responsiveness as a consequence of repeated stimulation; the habituated response reappears if the stimulus is withheld for a long time.
Abbrev for hazard analysis and critical control point. See hazard analysis,