• A meta-analysis of 88 studies covering nearly 6 million people published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology shows that both active and passive smoking are linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes, while the risk in those who quit smoking decreases as time elapses since their last cigarette. (news-medical.net)
  • The transmitter is operable in an active mode and a passive mode. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The transmitter is configured to switch from the passive mode to the active mode in response to at least one of a user activated signal or a battery threshold signal. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • And there was a passive congeniality between them, besides this active one. (dictionary.com)
  • Active vs. Passive? (wsj.com)
  • In the case of active and passive, however, not only do I think investors can choose both, but the story of passive's rise and active's demise has been greatly exaggerated. (wsj.com)
  • In contrast with an active approach, the passive information gathering process has no impact on the bandwidth1 or on the monitored assets. (slideshare.net)
  • Although more costly than passive RFID, active RFID work has already been integrated with anti-terrorist technologies such as radiological sensors. (eweek.com)
  • The U.S. Department of Defense, in fact, is testing both types-active and passive-in the same supply chain applications. (eweek.com)
  • And some expect that big retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target will ultimately add active RFID to their now emerging passive RFID deployments. (eweek.com)
  • It turned Web surfers into passive consumers of published content. (dictionary.com)
  • 2. Passive Network Discovery for Real Time Situation Awareness Passive techniques rely on sensors to monitor packets flowing on the network and inspect packet content (headers or data encapsulated in packets). (slideshare.net)
  • So the construction of passive houses in the United States, at least initially, is likely to entail a higher price differential. (motherjones.com)
  • Let's begin by looking at how the key passive elements found in most electronic circuits work. (renesas.com)
  • But it turns out you can, and ground zero for research into "passive houses" is the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany, where I spent a couple of nights just a few months ago. (motherjones.com)
  • Passive acoustic data are used broadly across NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Ocean Service (NOS), and Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) lines offices for a wide range of activities central to NOAA's mission including marine mammal stock assessments, monitoring of earthquake and geological activity, and assessing impacts of anthropogenic noise on marine life. (noaa.gov)
  • 1. Passive Network Discovery for Real Time Situation Awareness Annie De Montigny-Leboeuf, Frédéric Massicotte Communication Research Centre Canada 3701 Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON, K2H 8S2 Canada [email protected], [email protected] ABSTRACT Network security analysts are confronted with numerous ambiguities when interpreting alerts produced by security devices. (slideshare.net)
  • Passive cooling is a building design approach that focuses on heat gain control and heat dissipation in a building in order to improve the indoor thermal comfort with low or no energy consumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • When he was at an end of the reading, he regarded the passive woman at the desk with a new respect. (dictionary.com)
  • A New Zealand company, ecoglo , is by their own account becoming the world leader in passive emergency lighting. (treehugger.com)
  • In Germany the added construction costs of passive houses are modest and, because of their growing popularity and an ever larger array of attractive off-the-shelf components, are shrinking. (motherjones.com)
  • passive , patient, long-suffering she had been the while the mortifications and slights were for herself. (dictionary.com)
  • In 2014, a one year pilot project was established to develop the framework for archiving NMFS passive acoustic data. (noaa.gov)
  • We ask for nothing but passive co-operation--that is, a free passage for our troops. (dictionary.com)
  • Our findings imply that assessments of passive range of motion are likely to be inaccurate if performed in the presence of unmeasured muscle activity. (edu.au)
  • Further, our findings highlight the importance of accurately measuring small amounts of muscle activity, and adjusting for this activity, when measuring passive joint range of motion. (edu.au)
  • Passive prayer , among mystic divines, a suspension of the activity of the soul or intellectual faculties, the soul remaining quiet, and yielding only to the impulses of grace. (everything2.com)
  • In the passive mode the disarm/unlock command is automatically sent by the transmitter without the user having to activate any switches on the transmitter. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The loss of passive joint range of motion (i.e. contracture) is common in stroke and other neurological conditions. (edu.au)