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peak-to-peak Line breaks: peak-to-peak

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Definition of peak-to-peak in English:

adjective& adverb

Measured between the greatest peaks of a periodically varying quantity: [as adjective]: earnings growth on a peak-to-peak basis was still seven per cent [as adverb]: the apparatus delivers pulses of 750 volts peak-to-peak
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  • Peak latencies and peak-to-peak amplitudes were measured in the peripheral and central nervous system.
  • A natural method for calculation of average membrane thickness is the peak-to-peak separation of an electron density profile, as the peaks represent the location of electron-rich phosphocholine groups.
  • A pronounced notch with a peak-to-peak interval of > 1 mm is usually pathological, and is seen in association with a left atrial abnormality for example, in mitral stenosis.
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