The rock breaks down
into smaller chemical compounds that are washed away.
Originally developed for use aboard the space shuttle, the Bio-KES system breaks down
ethylene into [CO.sub.2] and water.
The WR will be able to make the stalk block as long as he breaks down
, remains patient, and does not over-extend.
Normally, the enzyme lactase (LACK-tase), breaks down
the milk sugar known as lactose in our small intestine.
This addition to a sprawling Japanese campus breaks down
and humanises a large faculty into a series of teaching blocks and communal facilities linked by a meandering walkway.
Exhibit 3 on page 87 breaks down
the type of personnel employed.
The resin itself breaks down
into water, C|O.sub.2~, and biological material at the same rate as wood or leaves, according to the company.
By producing cellulose-digesting enzymes, this fungus breaks down
logs in the forest and causes "jungle rot," which ruins tents and other fabrics in the tropics.
There, heat breaks down
the molecular chains of polyethylene, which are hundreds of carbon atoms long.
(B) the body breaks down
carbohydrates before it starts breaking down stored fat.