In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The peak photon energy occurs at 10 keV and the total X-ray luminosity is 1045 ergs / sec.
- But nevertheless the universe is accelerating, which could be explained by a tiny amount of vacuum energy - about 10-8 ergs per cubic centimeter, if you care.
- An energy unit - be it an erg, joule, BTU, or other - describes a definitive amount of energy.
- Luckily, there are plenty of units for energy, so it is probably best to just leave the calorie unit to the food people, and use joules or Kilowatt hours or therms or ergs for energy calculations unrelated to human nutrition.
- For the three days he'd trained with Richard Grau, he'd focused every erg of mental and physical energy into the forms.
- In 1914, Henri and Moycho determined that 280 nm was the most lethal emission line of the arc lamps, and they calculated that an emission energy of 2 X 105 erg / cmz was needed to kill the bacteria.
- There are no ergs, joules, electron-volts, calories, or foot-pounds of New Age energy.
- One rad equals 100 ergs of absorbed energy per gram of target matter.
- His stomach did flip-flops as the starter zinged and grumbled for a perilously long time before the tired six cylinder engine finally fired, seeming to suck the last few ergs of power from the aged battery.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.