film hygrometer element-An electrical hygrometer element constructed of a plastic strip coated with a film of carbon black dispersed in a hygroscopic binder. Variations in atmospheric moisture content vary the volume of the binder and thus change the resi ...

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A colorless, odorless noncombustible gas with the formula CO2 that is present in the atmosphere. It is formed by the combustion of carbon and carbon compounds (such as fossil fuels and biomass), by respiration, which is a slow combustion in animals and pl ...

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A heavy colorless gas that does not support combustion but is formed by the combustion and decomposition of organic substances. Found in some ambient air conditions.

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A colorless, odorless but poisonous combustible gas with the formula CO. Carbon monoxide is produced in the incomplete combustion of carbon and carbon compounds such as fossil fuels (i.e. coal, petroleum) and their products (e.g. liquefied petroleum gas, ...

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A colorless odorless very poisonous gas formed by the incomplete burning of carbon. Found in some ambient air conditions.

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The carbon left after evaporating an oil under controlled conditions.

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A cell produces electric energy by the galvanic oxidation of carbon; commonly used in household appliances.

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A salt or ester of carbonic acid.

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A case hardening process in which a suitable ferrous material is heated above the lower transformation temperature in a gaseous atmosphere of such composition as to cause simultaneous absorption of carbon and nitrogen by the surface and, by diffusion, cre ...

The absorption of carbon into a metal surface; may or may not be desirable.

The absorption of carbon atoms by a metal at high temperatures; it may remain dissolved, or form metal carbides; Absorption and diffusion of carbon into solid ferrous alloys by heating, to a temperature usually above Ac in contact with a suitable carbonac ...

Wireless device used to report trades and quotes to the market data system. Also used for.

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The compass points of North, East, South and West. Intercardinal or half-cardinal points are Southeast, Southwest, Northwest and Northeast

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The four principal points of the compass North, East, South and West.

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Winds from the four cardinal points of the compass; that is, north, east, south, and west winds.

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To repair, clean or paint the hull.

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To list a vessel so that a large part of her bottom is above water. This is done to remove weed and marine growth, to examine the bottom, to repair it and to put on preservative or anti-fouling.

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A suitable beach, being steep and sandy, where ships could be careened for cleaning or repair.

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A barge equipped with tracks on which up to about 12 railroad cars are moved in harbors or inland waterways.

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Ship supplies.

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