from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The amount of ionizing radiation required to produce the same biological effect as one rad of high-penetration x-rays.
- n. A unit for measuring absorbed doses of radiation, equivalent to one roentgen of x-rays or gamma rays.
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- n. Acronym rapid eye movement, a sleep state.
- n. A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays
- n. A remark; a programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
- abbr. remaining
I really liked this article, I will run it with my 243 ruger, and 3oo win - rem 700. minus the bipod set up.
The second Beijing Consensus theorem is that since chaos is impossible to control from the top … you need a whole set of new tools.
i want to re-load and i heard u can re-load it 10 times safely. i'm using 150 grain rem | Field & Stream
Customs will either return the coins or take the legal steps necessary to seize them either through an administrative process or through an “in rem” action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.”
ACPA’s in rem provisions in general allow US governance of non-US content.
My older hunting buddies are still whacking game with an older '06 and friggin rem. core-lokt and don't pay $65 a box
I'm still trying to find this out, since these lecture notes mentioned the strength in rem, which is an old-fashioned unit of measurement, and I don't know that it is specific in wavelength, but relates to rontgen radiation, which this doesn't appear to be, and if it is, I have no idea where it would becoming from.
For comparison, some experts refer to rem and millirem as measures of radiation exposure, but they're generally considered to be outdated terms. 1 rem is equal to 10 millisievert.
Americans receive an average of 360 millirem (a rem is a measure of radiation dosage) a year from radon gas and other background sources, cosmic rays (doses rise at higher elevations, where there is less atmospheric protection), consumer products (such as smoke detectors), and medical procedures.
i for one am very pleased that rem. is going to be the proud new owner of the next best thing to winchester!