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POS

n. a piece of shit; someone or something completely worthless. (see also piece (sense 4).) This old thing’s a POS. Get rid of it.
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In general, the poor interactions between most of POSS and organic polymer matrices and strong self-interaction between geometrically regular POSS cages results frequently in POSS aggregation [8, 12], Fina et al.
A MARS III rheometer (Thermo Fisher Scientific), operated with a 25-mm parallel plate setup was used to measure the dynamic rheological properties of the nylon 6 and nylon 6/ POSS blends.
POSS-n (M-POSS or V-POSS) was added to the MMA monomer containing AIBN, where n was denoted as the molar percentage of POSS, and was equal to 0%, 0.
1], which is assigned to the stretching of Si-O-Si from POSS cage, confirming the chemical reaction between the amino POSS monomers with the end carboxyl groups of OMMT.
In the POSS-DMDBS samples, the chemical bond between DMDBS and POSS restrained the formation of nanofibrils, so the density of the nucleus decreased.
If the project is granted POSS status it will then be subject to a full assessment process by the Tasmanian Planning Commission, including public consultation and hearings.
Umer Khalid Industrial Policy Advisor, Economic Reforms Unit of Ministry of Finance said that establishment of ADRC and POSS will contribute positively in improving Pakistan's ranking on ease of doing business benchmarks.
No poss stick in sight, poss tubs all gone, But for older folk, the memory lingers on.
POSS is a chemical that bridges the gap between ceramic and organic materials to form a single molecular composition.
Enhanced biocompatibility and physicochemical (material bulk and surface) properties have resulted in the development of a wide range of nanocomposite POSS copolymers for biomedical applications, such as the development of biomedical devices, drug delivery systems, dental applications, and, tissue engineering scaffolds.
have overcome this barrier, introducing POSS UV White 100% Solids Paints that can be applied directly to a metal substrate using a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) universal dispersant chemistry.
Benefiting from NEDC's 1,000-plus sales outlets in China, Flytech targets selling 250,000 POSs in 2013 to achieve 60% year on year (YoY) growth in China.
Discoveries of supernovae by the UK Nova/Supernova Patrol in the session ending 201 1 July 31 SN Galaxy Discoverer Date 2010ha IC 1764 Boles 2010 Aug 19 2010hb UGC 2537 Boles 2010 Aug 24 2010hf MCG +09-11-21 Boles 2010 Aug 31 2010hi NGC 6621 Arbour 2010 Sep 1 2010hl MCG +10-24-122 Boles 2010 Sep 2 2010ik UGC 112 Grennan 2010 Sep 17 2010jn NGC 2929 Boles 2010 Oct 21 2010js UGC 4294 Boles 2010 Nov 7 Poss SN MCG +09-13-28 Boles 2011 Feb 12 2011ap IC 1277 Boles 2011 Feb 16 2011az IC 3862 Gavin 2011 Mar 18 Poss SN MCG +09-19-24 Boles 2011 Mar 23 2011bc NGC 4076 Arbour 2011 Apr 1 2011bi MCG +07-35-37 Boles 2011 Apr 4 SN Mag CBET ECirc 2010ha 18.
First, octasilane POSS was functionalized with dimethylamino groups by hydrosilylation with allyl-dimethylamine.