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    Camp Invention® introduces young innovators to invention and innovation in a way that makes them relatable and fun. In the new 2018 program, campers will design a vehicle of the future, take apart a mechanical robot dog to diagnose their puppy problems and build their dream smart home. At the end of the program, each camper will bring home two personalized robots!

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    $$ The probe in the service pipe can be removed and replaced with the guide wire which carries the service pipe liner, before fusing this liner to the main pipe liner. / 引込み管内のプローブを引き出し、引込み管ライナを支持しているガイドワイヤと交換した後にこのライナを主管ライナに融着する。(USP6031371)

    $$ FIG. 6A to D shows steps in fitting a connecting device of FIG. 1 to a down pipe. / 【図6AからD】 図1の連結装置を立下り管に取り付ける際のステップを示す図である。(USP6860455)

    $$ This is a known process for other products, used for instance in the production of "Spirale" pasta in the form of a thin tube following a helical path. / これは、他の製品では知られているプロセスであり、たとえば、ヘリカル経路に続く細い管の形の「スパイラル」パスタを製造する場合に使用される。(USP6833656)

    $$ The ferrofluid slug is contained in a tube and moves within the tapered magnetic field, which is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the tube. / 強磁性流体のスラグは管の中に含まれ、管の長軸に直交している漸減する磁場の中を移動する。(USP6815063)

    $$ Scarring in the pelvis in the region of the fallopian tubes can lead to infertility. / 卵管の領域における腎盂の瘢痕形成は、不妊症を引き起こす。(USP6696433)

    $$ Service cables or ducts 433 may also be routed through the plates 427, 428 alongside the delivery tube 432. / また、サービス・ケーブルまたは管433は、分配チューブ432の横に沿ってプレート427、428を通ってまわるようにしてもよい。(USP6692213)

    $$ The central user interface section 10 comprises a container housing a cathode ray tube (CRT) display 12, a printer and a loudspeaker 13. / 中央のユーザインターフェイス部分10は、陰極線管(CRT)ディスプレイ12、プリンタ、およびスピーカ13を収容するコンテナを含む。(USP6687389)

    $$ The tubular cylindrical casing 49 is substantially as before. / 管円筒状ケーシング49は、実質的に前述のようである。(USP6422434)

    $$ A conduit mounts the thermistor (17Ba) and channels (17Bb) provide a means to effect the Peltier lead-out. / 導管はサーミスタ17Baを取付け、チャンネル17Bbはペルチェリードアウトをもたらす手段を提供する。(USP6764226)

    $$ The inner annular conduit does not include any swirler. / 内側環状導管は、スワラを備えていない。(USP6474569)

    $$ Air or a fuel-air mixture can flow through the gas conduit 4. / 空気又は混合気がガス導管4を通って流れる。(USP6288534)

    $$ The invention lies in the field of wavelength division multiplexing and relates to the design of arrayed waveguide gratings. / 本発明は、波長分割多重化の分野に属し且つ導波管格子の配列の設計に関する。(USP6339664)

    $$ FIG. 2 is a diagram of a waveguide structure fabricated in accordance with the present invention. / 図2は、本発明により製造された導波管構造体を示すものである。(USP6229411)

    $$ Animals were injected 15 minutes prior to occlusion of the CCAs with microvascular clips for 15 minutes. / 動物に15分間注入した後、微小血管クリップでCCAを15分間閉塞させた。(USP6797699): 血管(vascular)

    $$ For example, if the locus intercepts a blood vessel, trace of the blood vessel on the TDL will be disturbed by motion having a component orthogonal to its spatial axis. / 例えば、軌跡が血管を妨害した場合には、TDL上における血管のトレースは、その空間的軸に対して直交した成分を有した移動によって妨害される。(USP7643670): 血管(blood vessel)

    $$ Endothelial cells lining blood vessels in the myometrium and myometrial smooth muscle cells also displayed perinuclear immunoreactivity. / また、子宮筋層の血管に並ぶ内皮細胞および子宮筋平滑筋細胞にも核周辺に免疫反応が示された。(USP7615210): 血管(blood vessel)

    $$ The duct may be a stack. / ダクトは、縦管(stack)にすることもできる。(USP6489775): stack


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