Apposer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apposer An examiner; one whose business is to put questions. Formerly, in the English Court of Exchequer, an officer who audited the sheriffs' accounts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n apposer An examiner; one whose duty it is to put questions; specifically, in England, a former officer of the Court of Exchequer who examined the sheriff's accounts. The office was abolished in 1833.
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Usage

In literature:

Nowe ye appose me, kepe the comaundementes quod he, that is a payne in dede.
"Two Dyaloges (c. 1549)" by Desiderius Erasmus
The apposed surfaces of the scrotal pouches were covered with a red skin, and the division extended through their entire length.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
I must knock I 'appose.
"Hoodie" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
I 'appose it's one of the hard things big peoples has to learn.
"Little Miss Peggy" by Mrs. Molesworth
En foi de quoi, les Plenipotentiaires ont signe le present acte et y ont appose leurs cachets.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
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In news:

The new catheter to implant the Stentys Self-Apposing stent adds a hydrophilic (slippery) coating and an ergonomic handle that considerably facilitates stent implantation in tortuous vessels.
We kinda prefer a "fall" look around the house as apposed to a real "halloween" or "scary" look.
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In science:

Figure 1 Apposed bilayers separated by distance H .
Dependence of the energies of fusion on the intermembrane separation: optimal and constrained
Arnold ascribes this to the more complicated geometry of Rn , as apposed to R, which is relevant to ODEs alone.
Generalized solutions to nonlinear first order Cauchy problems
Here we generalized this theory to include systems on random graphs defined by arbitrary vertex degree distributions (as apposed to the Poissonnian ones of ).
Dynamical replica analysis of processes on finitely connected random graphs II: Dynamics in the Griffiths phase of the diluted Ising ferromagnet
That is, Coron’s reduction loses a factor of approximately qs , the number of signing queries, as apposed to qh , the number of hash queries.
Random Oracles in a Quantum World
This interdigitation of the two apposing monolayers that form the membrane typically is not observed in biological membranes. A very large incompatibility between hydrophobic and hydrophilic entities would be required to stretch the monolayers sufficiently to reproduce the structure of a biological membrane.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
First, the introduction of different segment volumes for CH2 and CH3 groups counteracted the interdigitation of hydrocarbon chains from apposing monolayers.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
One way to accomplish this is for a fusion protein, embedded in one of the membranes, to be is inserted into the apposing membrane, followed by a conformational change of the protein.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
The second step consists of the fusion event itself in which the topology changes from two apposing bilayer of two vesicles to a fusion pore in a now-single vesicle.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Increasing the tension of the apposed membranes results in an increased fusion rate [ 384].
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Some experiments report on the transient mixing of lipids between the cis, or most closely apposed, leaf and the trans, or farther leaf, of the other membrane [ 376, 375].
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
In their model the proper fusion process starts with the formation of a stalk (see Fig. 6), a rotationally symmetric connection between the two apposing cis monolayers.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
The system of two apposing bilayers is embedded into a three dimensional simulation cell with periodic boundary conditions in all three directions.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
H , of an isolated membrane be much larger than the times scale of fusion of two apposed bilayers.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Area of holes vs. time in the system of two apposed bilayers (gray for one bilayer and black for the other on the bottom panel) and in an isolated bilayer (top panel).
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
In Fig. 9 we present time traces of the areal fraction of holes in an isolated tense bilayer and in the two apposed bilayer system.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
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