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  1. milan2003_07's Avatar
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    a/the

    Hello,

    "The time variation of components of the Earth’s magnetic field vector, which is registered by specialized equipment, is called a/the geomagnetic signal".

    I'd like to ask you the following question: when we are introducing a term which article do we use? In the sentence above I think itv should be "the". If I'm mistaken, please correct me.

    Thanks

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    Re: a/the

    Quote Originally Posted by milan2003_07 View Post
    Hello,

    "The time variation of components of the Earth’s magnetic field vector, which is registered by specialized equipment, is called a/the geomagnetic signal".

    I'd like to ask you the following question: when we are introducing a term which article do we use? In the sentence above I think itv should be "the". If I'm mistaken, please correct me.

    Thanks
    It is a specific thing, so I would use "the".

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    Re: a/the

    milan, you have been a member long enough to know that a better title would have been a/the geomagnetic signal, and for your earlier thread, a/the direction.

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    #4

    Re: a/the

    Ok, Rover, next time I'll try to be more careful with titles.

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