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1A signal for uniformly and repeatedly deflecting the electron beam of a cathode ray tube.
- ‘The reflectance of the pump laser is shown in each graph to show the extent of the pump laser pulse and to index the time base to the laser pulse and the onset of coagulation.’
- ‘For a multi-transmitter system, timing circuitry staggers the time base of each transmitter to reduce the aggregate EMI emissions of the multi-transmitter system.’
- 1.1A line on a cathode ray tube display produced by a time base and serving as a time axis.
- ‘At the end of the measurement, the linear time base was converted to logarithmic by averaging in the time interval between logarithmically equidistant points, which improved the signal-to-noise ratio.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.