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GRAIN, weight. The twenty-fourth part of a pennyweight.
     2. For scientific purposes the grain only is used, and sets of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downward to one hundredth of a grain.

GRAIN, corn. It signifies wheat, rye, barley, or other corn sown in the ground In Pennsylvania, a tenant for a certain term is entitled to the way- going crop. 5 inn. 289, 258; 2 Binn. 487; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 14.

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If prior austenite undergoes abnormal grain growth, the fatigue strength of steel has been reported to deteriorate compared to the case of no abnormal grain growth 7).
Modelling of austenite grain growth kinetics in a microalloyed steel (30MSV6) in the presence of carbonitride precipitates, Philos.
2]-Y-TZP sample could be attributed to the resistance of the material to crack propagation and also the grain growth [27].
Heat treatment at 800 [degrees]C for different times: 4, 6 and 8 h enhanced the atomic mobility and caused the grain growth to result in a better crystallinity.
Recrystallization and grain growth are mechanisms that alter the microsctructure of a material without necessarily altering the phase.
Hence, the pattern of grain growth was studied in all the three varieties by sampling grains from individual spikelets from mother shoot in three different segments of spike (proximal, middle and distal) and all the bold and small grains from spikelet were grouped separately.
According to Jiang Gaoming, a leading researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, grain growth will not last long if the government fails to take timely and effective measures, as the soil is already too poor to support high-yield crops.
Therefore, for the SMAT sample, the volume fraction of GBs decreases with grain growth along the depth.
Apparently we're seeing early grain growth where new stars and solar systems are forming, or are about to form.