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a quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass

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a tiny drop

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If one considers a finer scale corresponding to the dimensions of the mixture constituents, the conditioning process can be represented by three basic mechanisms: Bitumen liberation from sand particles, coalescence of tiny bitumen droplets into larger droplets and attachment of fine air bubbles to the bitumen droplets to allow for their floatation.
By examining the more detailed cumulative data collection of droplet size distribution of resin-adhesive spray listed in Table 1, it can be seen that the smallest droplets detected were 1.
has received a $244,000 Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit from the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Health and Human Services to support the development of Droplet Digital(TM) PCR.
The project began with researchers spraying the three dispersants separately into the wind tunnel, using different nozzles and measuring the size of the droplets produced.
Large droplets (> 80 [micro]m) tend to produce thick, wet films that are more likely to entrap air, either in the droplet itself or when it strikes the work piece.
As an additional test to determine whether minimum droplet size might also affect the results, they drew 10 successive 10-microliter droplets fromseven additional donors.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Rock soil droplets formed by heating most likely came from Stone Age house fires and not from a disastrous cosmic impact 12,900 years ago, according to new research.
According to the CDC's poster, Ebola is spread through droplets produced when an infected person cough or sneeze.
To keep water cold and uncontaminated, Nilsson and colleagues squirted small water droplets about the size of red blood cells into a vacuum chamber.
The study revealed that the smaller droplets that emerge in a cough or sneeze may travel five to 200 times further than they would if those droplets simply moved as groups of unconnected particles.
Of course, the limitation of this system is that fuel with high pressure should spray inside the engine as tiny droplets.
The fog can stay for a long time because small air currents keep lifting the droplets upward and mixing them around.
The ability to use planar images, which provide only two-dimensional information, for the analysis of droplet combustion experiments relies on the assumption that the droplets and their flames are volumes of revolution.
Wei Xu, a research associate at Stevens, have published an article in Physical Review Letters which revises the scientific understanding of the stickiness of superhydrophobic surfaces to water droplets.