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Synonyms for fumes

gases ejected from an engine as waste products

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VW, Daimler and BMW funded the tests in which more than 10 macaques were locked in airtight chambers full of toxic diesel fumes.
Houses should not be built in these high pollution areas but brown field sites are preferred to green belt areas so you get even more build-up of fumes.
The fumes that come from welding spot is known as welding fumes.
It carries harmful fumes out of the car and a damaged or outdated exhaust system can cause loud noises and waste gases that pollute the environment.
The hood's rolled-entry design combined with AirZone baffling provides laminar flow within the cabinet, preventing eddy currents and keeping fumes or particulate from escaping the hood.
THE Chemrez plant in Bagumbayan, Quezon City that leaked unwanted fumes on Sunday has partially resumed operations while full operations are expected by Thursday, listed parent firm DandL Industries said.
It provides a controlled environment for the processing of latent ( barely visible) fingerprints on most non- porous surfaces, while eliminating personnel ( examiner's) exposure to hazardous cyanoacrylate fumes released.
The hood's rolled-entry design combined with AirZone baffling provides laminar flow with the cabinet, preventing eddy currents and keeping fumes or particulate from escaping the hood.
Honeybees use floral odours to find flowers that will give the best yields of pollen and nectar but diesel fumes can affect their ability to locate and recognise the plants, potentially affecting pollination and ultimately global food security.
Now some researchers are trying to figure out how naked mole-rats can cheerfully traipse through acidic fumes that make other animals gag.
In the nose of a mammal, specialized nerve fibres are activated by acidic fumes, stimulating the trigeminal nucleus, a collection of nerves in the brainstem, which in turn elicits physiological and behavioural responses that protect the animal-it will secrete mucus and rub its nose, for example, and withdraw or avoid the acidic fumes.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared diesel fumes to be carcinogenic - a finding that could worry those working alongside machinery in the Middle East, where diesel fuel is low quality, and high levels of particulates are emitted from engines.
DIESEL fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organisation's cancer agency declared yesterday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as second-hand smoke.
Summary: AJMAN -- Three of the five cleaning and maintenance workers who had been battling for life after inhaling toxic chemical fumes during a fire in an oil tanker at Ajman Port last week have succumbed to the inside burns in a hospital here, taking the death toll in the incident to six.
But users are generally not aware of negative effects of their exhaust fumes and noise, says a senior environment official.