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uhb zawr ber

  • n  (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

  • The demands of the global food and energy market may literally be eating away at the world's largest single natural absorber of carbon dioxide.
  • If you are within even shouting distance of middle age, chances are you have osteoarthritis, a degenerative disorder in which the cartilagethe natural shock absorber that .
  • Mounted on a funny-looking ski and shock absorber, the flat-bottomed boat lightly skims the surface of the water for an ultrasmooth ride.
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  • LP-13 Developed to Reduce HVAC Vibration
    The LP-13 Shake Absorber® Vibration Isolation pad, developed by Kellett Enterprises, Inc., has a 3 layer design to reduce vibration and noise under machinery including commercial and residential HVAC units. The vibration is isolated when you place a composite material between the source of vibration - your equipment - and the support structure for that equipment. Vibration in one piece of ...
    June 19, 2013 - ThomasNet
Quotes

  • Janet Guthrie in SportingNews.com
    I'd like to see Sarah and Milka with better equipment,Guthrie said. "Equipment has so much to do with it, because one turn on a shock absorber can make the difference between running up front and running from behind."
  • Paul Keating in NEWS.com.au
    With this great burst of income, the dollar is doing its usual shock-absorber job and going right up to take the income surge out of the economy,Mr Keating said. "Getting these terms of trade is like getting a vodka shot - the old body...
  • Rogelio Ramirez de la O in Kansas City Star
    This powerful stimulus (to the economy) is no longer there, and the government does not have a shock absorber,Ramirez de la O said.

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