Science / Chemistry / Decomposition: A reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Compounds sometimes decompose if heated strongly or if subjected to a strong electric current (electrolysis).

Modular Decomposition

Technology / Programming / Modular Decomposition: The design that results from stepwise refinement, since your design has been 'decomposed' into modules MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Litter: Accumulations of dead leaves in various states of fragmentation and decomposition MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Decomposer: An organism which gains energy by breaking down the final remains of living things. Predominantly bacteria and fungi, decomposers are important in freeing the last of minerals and nutrients from organ MORE

Lutetium (Lu)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Lutetium (Lu): Atomic number: 71, Atomic mass: 174.97 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.2, Density: 9.7 at 20°C, Melting point: 1663 °C, Boiling point: 3395 °C, Vanderwaals radius: unknown, Ionic radius: unkn MORE

Carbon (C)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Carbon (C): Atomic number: 6, Atomic mass: 12.011 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 2.5, Density: 2.2 at 20°C, Melting point: 3652 °C, Boiling point: 4827 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.091 nm, Ionic radius: 0.26 MORE

Multi Dimensional Scaling

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Multi Dimensional Scaling: The process of taking shapshots of documents in a database to discover topical clusters through the use of latent semantic indexing. Multi dimensional scaling is more efficient than singular vector de MORE