clathrate


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Related to clathrate: Clathrate hydrate, Methane clathrate
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Synonyms for clathrate

having a latticelike structure pierced with holes or windows

designating or relating to a compound in which one component is physically enclosed within the crystal structure of another

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This gave the crust the unique mixture of ice, clathrate hydrates and salts.
However, under the cold conditions typical of the surface of Pluto, methane clathrates are very stable and extremely strong, so they might easily mechanically support the observed bladed structures.
This would, in effect, set off the "carbon bombs" lying quietly in the permafrost and the marine clathrate deposits.
An ovate, Spherical or irregularly lobed, saccate and clathrate colony of numerous spherical cells, densely aggregated within a hyaline gelatinous matrix.
Methane Hydrates in Quaternary Climate Change: The Clathrate Gun Hypothesis 6-7 (2003).
Among the topics are pressure-driven liquid-liquid transformations and corresponding bizarre viscosity behavior, the water proton environment as a possible new water anomaly at the atomic scale, water and biological macromolecules, water-like thermodynamics and dynamic anomalies and the evidence for polymorphism in computer simulations of liquid silica, and a statistical mechanical approach to the thermodynamic stability of clathrate hydrates.
It involves the powerful greenhouse gas methane, in the form of methane clathrate, which is essentially methane trapped in ice.
In the first stage, beginning July 1 this year, all the island's manufacturers are required to report to the administration their emission volumes of carbon dioxide, methane clathrate, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbon, sulfur hexafluoride, and perfluorocarbon gases.
In the area of air conditioning, the tetra-n-butyl-ammonium bromide (TBAB) clathrate hydrate slurry (CHS) is a promising high-density latent-heat carrying medium.
The primary sources for the additional methane added to the atmosphere are rice cultivation, domestic grazing animals, deep seabed frozen methane clathrate thawing, termites, landfill out-gassing, oil and gas extraction, and coal mining.
Clathrate hydrates form when water molecules crystallize into a cage-like structure that can contain one or more molecules of natural gas or other hydrocarbons.
Hence, the primary maximum might probably be caused by the presence of clathrate structures at the interface, as formerly proposed by Glinski et al.
Clathrate dissociation temperatures have been observed between 10.
Gas clathrate hydrates are inclusion compounds formed of