heavy metal

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Synonyms for heavy metal

a metal of relatively high density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead)

loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat

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Determination of heavy metal contents in water, sediments, and fish tissues of Shizothorax plagiostomus in river Panjkora at Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
A new way to assess heavy metals In 1925 Helmut Fischer of the Siemens Concern in Berlin succeeded in detecting heavy metal ions by means of a dithizone process.
This observation indicates that continuous sewage irrigation may result in heavy metal contamination in the soil.
Punk and heavy metal are about revolution, raw, hardhitting music that belongs on the boundaries of the establishment and to start recognising it with plastic gongs and pretty ribbons takes away the heart of heavy metal and makes it just another none ferrous metal that has little value in the scrap yard of music.
Dans plusieurs regions du monde, le heavy metal peut aussi etre associe a des ideologies extremistes.
This, coupled with sluggish immune function from overconsumption of sugar, chemical and heavy metal toxins and the toll that modern pharmaceutical drugs, especially antibiotics, take on the liver and microbiome, makes parasite infections very common.
2+] did not result in higher activation of the enzyme, rather the activity decreased back to control (no heavy metal added) level of ALP activity.
McFerran also said that people who listened to the same song or album of heavy metal music were in the highest risk category.
Cope's Black Sabbath and the Rise of Heavy Metal Music.
The proliferation of scholarship on the heavy metal genre being produced by writers in numerous disciplines, academic or otherwise, has garnered significant interest over the last few decades.
Abstract: The research was carried out with the following purpose:--to determine the level of heavy metal accumulation in the tissues of certain vegetable species taken from polluted industrial areas and the degree to which their content is modified during technological processing operations;--to study the possibilities in which fresh vegetable species with a high content of heavy metals (an exceed of LMA) can be used in the canning industry, in conditions assuring full safety for consumers.
By: Rana Atef CAIRO -- 26 October 2017: Heavy metal fans have the precious opportunity to attend the legendary heavy metal band Black Sabbath's universal tribute tomorrow at NAJ Pictures.
A flame atomic absorption spectrophotometer was used to measure the heavy metal concentrations in muscle tissue of shrimps.