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Atmospheric icing (305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Atmospheric icing occurs when water droplets in the atmosphere freeze on objects they contact. This can be extremely dangerous to aircraft, as the built-up
Drop (liquid) (1,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
AppleScript which accepts files dropped onto it, see AppleScript § Applets and Droplets. Play media A drop or droplet is a small column of liquid, bounded
Coalescence (physics) (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). Coalescence is the process by which two or more droplets, bubbles or particles merge during contact to form a single daughter droplet
Flügge droplets (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Flügge droplets are pathogen-containing particles (0,1–2 mm in diameter) of respiratory secretions expelled into the air by coughing, which are reduced
Emulsion (2,691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
system in which liquid droplets are dispersed in a liquid. Note 1: The definition is based on the definition in ref. Note 2: The droplets may be amorphous,
Hand-with-droplets (hieroglyph) (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ancient Egyptian Hand-with-droplets hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. D46A is a portrayal of the hand, with droplet offerings. In the Old Kingdom
Aerosol (3,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An aerosol is a colloid of fine solid particles or liquid droplets, in air or another gas. Aerosols can be natural or not. Examples of natural aerosols
Electron-hole droplets (181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Electron-hole droplets are a condensed phase of excitons in semiconductors. The droplets are formed at low temperatures and high exciton densities, the
Cirrus cloud (4,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
genus called cirrocumulus, a pattern of small cloud tufts that contain droplets of supercooled water. Cirrus clouds form on other planets, including Mars
Corona (optical phenomenon) (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the cloud droplets - small droplets produce large coronae. For the same reason, the corona is clearest when the size of the droplets is most uniform
Cumulus cloud (3,644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
clouds. Cumulus clouds can be formed from water vapor, supercooled water droplets, or ice crystals, depending upon the ambient temperature. They come in
CLOUD (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Cloud (disambiguation). Cosmics Leaving Outdoor Droplets or CLOUD is an experiment being run at CERN by Jasper Kirkby to investigate
Nepenthales (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
three extant genera: Drosera (sundews), which catch insects with adhesive droplets; and Dionaea (Venus flytrap) and Aldrovanda (waterwheel plant), which capture
Fog (3,575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
atmospheric phenomenon. It is a visible mass consisting of cloud water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. Fog
Elaioplast (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oil body deposits as rounded plastoglobuli, which are essentially fat droplets. Being a variety of leucoplast, elaioplasts are non-pigmented and fall
Graupel (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
soft hail or snow pellets) is precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water are collected and freeze on a falling snowflake, forming a 2–5 mm
Cloud physics (2,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of microscopic droplets of liquid water (warm clouds), tiny crystals of ice (cold clouds), or both (mixed phase clouds). Cloud droplets initially form
Hard rime (636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hard rime is a white ice that forms when the water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. It is often seen on trees atop mountains and
Anti-fog (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chemicals that prevent the condensation of water in the form of small droplets on a surface which resemble fog. Anti-fog treatments were first developed
Cloud condensation nuclei (798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water vapour can be supercooled at about -13°C (8°F) for 5-6 hours before droplets spontaneously form (this is the basis of the cloud chamber for detecting
Entrainment (engineering) (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
substance by another substance. For example: The entrapment of liquid droplets or solid particulates in a flowing gas, as with smoke. The entrapment of
Weber number (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The quantity is useful in analyzing thin film flows and the formation of droplets and bubbles. The Weber number may be written as:   where is the density
Colloid thruster (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
type of thruster that uses electrostatic acceleration of charged liquid droplets for propulsion. It is closely related to electrospray ionization and other
Nucleation (2,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vapor begins to nucleate and form small water droplets which form a cloud. Nucleation of the droplets of liquid water is heterogeneous, occurring on
Rainbow (7,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form
Dew (1,201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Dew (disambiguation). Dew is water in the form of droplets that appears on thin, exposed objects in the morning or evening due to
Suspension (chemistry) (845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and solvent and solute are homogeneously mixed. A suspension of liquid droplets or fine solid particles in a gas is called an aerosol or particulate. In
Superheated steam (1,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
liquid droplets is incompressible. If steam doing work in a reciprocating engine or turbine, cools to a temperature at which liquid droplets form; the
Lipid droplet (1,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lipid droplets, also referred to as lipid bodies, oil bodies or adiposomes, are lipid-rich cellular organelles that regulate the storage and hydrolysis
Steam separator (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to as a moisture separator, is a device for separating water droplets from steam. The simplest type of steam separator is the steam dome on a
Suillus pungens (2,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appear as a surface of angular, yellowish pores. The presence of milky droplets on the pore surface of young individuals, especially in humid environments
Dropleton (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the hope to the discoverers that they might one day actually see quantum droplets. Clara Moskowitz (26 February 2014). "Meet the Dropleton—a "Quantum
Oil drop experiment (2,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forces on tiny charged droplets of oil suspended between two metal electrodes. Since the density of the oil was known, the droplets' masses, and therefore
Ice nucleus (391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
liquid water can persist in a supercooled state, ice nuclei can trigger droplets to freeze. Contact nucleation can occur if an ice nucleus collides with
Sarcoscypha coccinea (3,545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
closely related to other Sarcoscypha species that contain numerous small oil droplets in their spores, such as the North Atlantic island species S. macaronesica
Cream (pharmaceutical) (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
composed of small droplets of oil dispersed in a continuous phase, and water-in-oil (W/O) creams which are composed of small droplets of water dispersed
Fog bow (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a bow in fog rather than rain. Because of the very small size of water droplets that cause fog—smaller than 0.05 millimeters (0.0020 in)—the fog bow has
Freezing spray advisory (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States to warn vessels that accumulation of freezing water droplets due to a combination of cold water, wind, cold air, and vessel movement
Mist (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mist (disambiguation). Mist is a phenomenon caused by small droplets of water suspended in air. Physically it is one instance of a dispersion
Heavy freezing spray watch (112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uncertain. A watch will be issued when forecasters expect freezing water droplets to be able to accumulate on sea vessels at rates of 2 cm per hour or greater
Stroboscopic effect (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rate at which the droplets fall, the droplets appear to be suspended in mid-air. Adjusting the strobe frequency can make the droplets seemingly move slowly
Chlorophyceae (526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contain protein besides starch. Some algae may store food in the form of oil droplets. Green algae usually have a rigid cell wall made up of an inner layer of
Heavy freezing spray warning (277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States to warn vessels that accumulation of freezing water droplets due to a combination of cold water, wind, cold air, and vessel movement
Soft rime (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Soft rime is a white ice deposition that forms when the water droplets in light freezing fog or mist freeze to the outer surfaces of objects, with calm
Aerosol spray (1,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Outside the can, the droplets of propellant evaporate rapidly, leaving the payload suspended as very fine particles or droplets. Typical liquids dispensed
Cloud (13,502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). In meteorology, a cloud is a visible mass of liquid droplets or frozen crystals made of water or various chemicals suspended in the
Thermospray (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
acts as a nebulizing ‘gas’ and aids the breakup of the liquid stream into droplets, in a process similar to pneumatic nebulization. Thus, conceptually this
Snowflake (1,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
begin as snow crystals which develop when microscopic supercooled cloud droplets freeze. Snowflakes come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Complex shapes
Demister (vapor) (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fitted to vapor-liquid separator vessels to enhance the removal of liquid droplets entrained in a vapor stream. Demisters may be a mesh type coalescer, vane
Spray tower (1,317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fine droplets impacting the pollutant particles and to provide a large surface area for absorbing gas. Theoretically, the smaller the droplets formed
Fog nozzle (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a firefighting hose spray nozzle that breaks its stream into small droplets. By doing so, its stream achieves a greater surface area, and thus a greater
Perflenapent (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contrast agents; and occlusion therapy via the conversion of nanometer liquid droplets into micrometer sized gas microbubbles (acoustic droplet vaporization)
Cloud iridescence (382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water droplets or small ice crystals individually scattering light. Larger ice crystals produce halos. If parts of clouds have small droplets or crystals
Precipitation (8,119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evaporates before reaching the surface. Precipitation forms as smaller droplets coalesce via collision with other rain drops or ice crystals within a cloud
Guillemot (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Veterinary College demonstrated that when water touches the eggs, it forms into droplets rather than running off; in other words, guillemot eggs are water-repellant
Pancreatic lipase (1,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
released into the duodenum, where they coat and emulsify large fat droplets into smaller droplets, thus increasing the overall surface area of the fat, which
Haze (853 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
particles may act as condensation nuclei for the subsequent formation of mist droplets; such forms of haze are known as "wet haze." In the United States and elsewhere
Atmospheric convection (2,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other precipitation in cumulonimbus clouds hail begins as water droplets. As the droplets rise and the temperature goes below freezing, they become supercooled
Stenocara gracilipes (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fog droplets on its hardened wings. Its head faces upwind, and its stiff, bumpy outer wings are spread against the damp breeze. Minute water droplets (15-20 µm
Aluminium powder (86 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Subsequently, a process of spraying molten aluminium to create a powder of droplets was developed by E. J. Hall in the 1920s. The resulting powder might then
Cumulonimbus calvus (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
capillatus. This cloud consists mainly of water droplets. By definition of cumulonimbus cloud, at its top water droplets are transformed into ice crystals, but
Nebulizer (2,772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power to break up medical solutions and suspensions into small aerosol droplets that can be directly inhaled from the mouthpiece of the device. The definition
Strange matter (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
occur in the core of neutron stars, or, more speculatively, as isolated droplets that may vary in size from femtometers (strangelets) to kilometers (quark
Laplace pressure (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
determine the pressure difference in spherical shapes such as bubbles or droplets. When this is the case the radii of curvature are equal ( = ) and the equation
Vaneless ion wind generator (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
charge. These water droplets are then blown by the wind, going through the center of the charged toroid without touching it. The droplets then hit a fine
Pesticide application (2,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
another liquid chemical carrier, such as fertilizer) and chemical, into droplets, which can be large rain-type drops or tiny almost-invisible particles
Bordetella pertussis (846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potentially eradicate the disease. The bacterium is spread by airborne droplets; its incubation period is 7 to 14 days. Pertussis (or whooping cough)
Bergeron process (1,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is larger than the enhancement of saturation pressure over small droplets (for droplets large enough to considerably contribute to the total mass). For
Pickering emulsion (642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and water are mixed and small oil droplets are formed and dispersed throughout the water, eventually the droplets will coalesce to decrease the amount
Chondrule (1,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
grains found in chondrites. Chondrules form as molten or partially molten droplets in space before being accreted to their parent asteroids. Because chondrites
Ouzo effect (570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water-immiscible solvents, oil-in-water emulsions are not stable as the oil droplets coalesce until complete phase separation is achieved at macroscopic levels
Thunderstorm (8,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
point, water droplets and ice form and begin falling the long distance through the clouds towards the Earth's surface. As the droplets fall, they collide
Interface (chemistry) (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ratios, such as colloids. Interfaces can be flat or curved. For example oil droplets in a salad dressing are spherical but the interface between water and air
Fallstreak hole (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ice crystals find themselves surrounded by droplets, grow quickly by the Bergeron process, causing the droplets to evaporate and creating a hole with brush-like
Dry water (528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form of "powdered liquid", is a water-air emulsion in which tiny water droplets, each the size of a grain of sand, are surrounded by a sandy silica coating
Steam (1,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
however, "steam" often refers to the visible mist or aerosol of water droplets formed as this water vapor condenses. At lower pressures, such as in the
Cytoplasm (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polyhydroxybutyrate. A particularly widespread example are lipid droplets, which are spherical droplets composed of lipids and proteins that are used in both prokaryotes
John W. Cahn (1,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Werner Cahn (born January 9, 1928, Cologne, Germany) is an American scientist and recipient of the 1998 National Medal of Science. He was a professor
Electro-slag remelting (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
electrode tip is slowly melted from contact with the slag. These metal droplets travel through the slag to the bottom of the water-cooled mold and slowly
Rain sensor (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trigger a rain blower on the aperture of the antenna feed, to remove water droplets from the mylar cover that keeps pressurized and dry air inside the wave-guides
Dewetting (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the substrate (either a liquid itself, or a solid) and the formation of droplets. The opposite process—spreading of a liquid on a substrate—is called spreading
Inkjet printing (6,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
type of computer printing that recreates a digital image by propelling droplets of ink onto paper, plastic, or other substrates. Inkjet printers are the
Saturn (8,524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
some of its heat through the "raining out" of droplets of helium deep in its interior. As the droplets descend through the lower-density hydrogen, the
Bird vision (6,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and albatrosses are amongst the seabirds which have red or yellow oil droplets in the colour receptors to improve distance vision especially in hazy conditions
Hail (4,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other precipitation in cumulonimbus clouds hail begins as water droplets. As the droplets rise and the temperature goes below freezing, they become supercooled
Irisation (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parallel to the edge of the clouds. Irisation is caused by very uniform water droplets diffracting light (Within 10 degrees from the Sun) and by first order interference
Oil droplet (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oil droplets are found in the eyes of some animals, being located in the photoreceptor cells. They are especially common in the eyes of diurnal (active
Rime (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rime is a coating of ice: Hard rime, white ice that forms when water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects, such as trees Soft rime,
Ice fog (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suspended in the air. It occurs only in cold areas of the world, as water droplets suspended in the air can remain liquid down to −40 °C (−40 °F). It should
Helictite (675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
They are most likely the result of capillary forces acting on tiny water droplets, a force often strong enough at this scale to defy gravity. Helictites
Acoustic droplet ejection (667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
technology focuses acoustic energy into a fluid sample in order to eject droplets as small as a picoliter. ADE technology is a very gentle process, and it
Airborne disease (692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
liquids, or similar activities likely to generate aerosol particles or droplets. Strictly speaking airborne diseases do not include conditions caused simply
Robert Andrews Millikan (3,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
measuring the course of charged water droplets in an electric field. The results suggested that the charge on the droplets is a multiple of the elementary electric
Suspension polymerization (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polymerization in which polymer is formed in monomer, or monomer-solvent droplets in a continuous phase that is a nonsolvent for both the monomer and the
Opalescence (176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
yellowish-red sky at sunset. Another example can be made by adding a few droplets of milk to a glass of water. The liquid appears bluish. However, if one
Spray forming (3,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with homogeneous microstructures via the deposition of semi-solid sprayed droplets onto a shaped substrate. In spray forming an alloy is melted, normally
Fumed silica (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pyrogenic silica because it is produced in a flame, consists of microscopic droplets of amorphous silica fused into branched, chainlike, three-dimensional secondary
Freezing rain (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes called "sleet"), or hail, freezing rain is made entirely of liquid droplets. The raindrops become supercooled while passing through a sub-freezing
Triacsin C (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
metabolism reduces/removes lipid droplets from HuH7 cells. In hepatitis C infected HuH7 cells, this reduction/removal of lipid droplets significantly reduces virion
Winter storm (1,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
droplets—minute cloud droplets that have fallen below freezing temperature but have not frozen. The ice crystal plows into the super-cooled droplets and
Rain (9,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rainy (disambiguation). Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then precipitated—that
Optical phenomena (875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the rainbow, when light from the sun is reflected and refracted by water droplets. Some, such as the green ray, are so rare they are sometimes thought to
Forensic identification (618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Droplets of human blood. In addition to analyzing for DNA, the droplets are round and show no spattering, indicating they impacted at a relatively slow
PICASSO (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
small droplets of superheated liquid that are suspended in a gel matrix. It uses the principle of a bubble chamber but since only the small droplets can
Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever (792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
main host for GTOV which is spread mostly by inhalation of aerosolized droplets of saliva, respiratory secretions, urine, or blood from infected rodents
Kelvin equation (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evaporates from the droplets If , then the gas condenses on to the droplets increasing their volumes As increases, decreases and the droplets grow into bulk
M6PRBP1 (1,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly described in the scientific literature as a coat protein for lipid droplets. TIP47 belongs to the peripilin protein family and shares significant homology
Coalescer (959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
types of coalescers. Mechanical coalescers use filters or baffles to make droplets coalesce while electrostatic coalescers use DC or AC electric fields (or
Electrospray (1,779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surface of the jet lead to the formation of small and highly charged liquid droplets, which are radially dispersed due to Coulomb repulsion. In the late 16th
Pathogenic bacteria (1,791 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Direct immunofluorescence Bordetella pertussis Contact with respiratory droplets expelled by infected human hosts. Whooping cough Complications: Secondary
Pars tuberalis (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with the cytoplasm containing numerous lipid droplets, glycogen granules, and occasional colloid droplets. A sparse population of functional gonadotrophs
Halo (optical phenomenon) (901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
approaching frontal system. Other common optical phenomena involving water droplets rather than ice crystals include the glory and the rainbow. Main article:
Cytoplasmic inclusion (470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
not bounded by membranes. The most common inclusions are glycogen, lipid droplets, crystals and pigments. Glycogen: Glycogen is the most common form of glucose
Smoke (3,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Smoke particles are an aerosol (or mist) of solid particles and liquid droplets that are close to the ideal range of sizes for Mie scattering of visible
Ejector venturi scrubber (830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
scrubbing droplets comes from the injected liquid. The high pressure sprays passing through the venturi throat form numerous fine liquid droplets that provide
Electrowetting (1,841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
matching Indium tin oxide (ITO) electrodes to digitally relocate nano droplets in linear, circular and directed paths, pump or mix fluids, fill reservoirs
Acid rain (3,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
gas phase chemistry alone. This is due to reactions in the liquid water droplets. Hydrolysis Sulfur dioxide dissolves in water and then, like carbon dioxide
US-A (958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coolant systems of the BUK reactors. The smaller droplets have already decayed/reentered, but larger droplets (up to 5.5 cm in diameter) are still in orbit
Electrospray ionization (4,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
original droplet 'explodes' creating many smaller, more stable droplets. The new droplets undergo desolvation and subsequently further Coulomb fissions
Hydrophobe (2,423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
energy. The criterion focuses on the air-trapping capability under liquid droplets on rough surfaces, which could tell whether Wenzel's model or Cassie-Baxter's
Microfluidics (3,667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
microfluidics is the ability to use droplets as incubators for single cells. Devices capable of generating thousands of droplets per second opens new ways characterize
Volatilisation (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spectroscopy this is usually a two step process. The analyte is turned into small droplets in a nebuliser which are entrained in a gas flow which is in turn volatilised
Thermal (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cools, until the water vapor in the air begins to condense into visible droplets. The condensing water releases latent heat energy allowing the air to rise
Vapor (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is found near the earth's surface, and may condense into small liquid droplets and form meteorological phenomena such as fog, mist and haar. Mercury-vapor
Propagule (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For instance, for influenza, the infectious propagules are carried in droplets of host saliva or mucus that are expelled during coughing or sneezing.
Camanchaca (105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a fog collection system of polypropylene netting to capture the water droplets in the fog to produce running water for villages in these otherwise desert
Fog collection (1,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fog using large pieces of vertical canvas to make the fog condense into droplets of water and flow down towards a trough below the canvas, known as a fog
Extractive electrospray ionization (1,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the analyte in sample droplets. The ESI spray produces droplets with protons. The sample droplets and the proton-rich droplets bump into each other. Each
Twomey effect (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an indirect effect. Aerosol particles can act as CCN's creating more droplets which have a smaller size distribution. This increases the cloud albedo
Venturi scrubber (2,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
very tiny droplets. Particle and gas removal occur in the throat section as the inlet gas stream mixes with the fog of tiny liquid droplets. The inlet
Hydrodynamic quantum analogs (1,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
analogs refer to experimentally observed phenomena involving bouncing fluid droplets over a vibrating fluid bath that behave analogously to several quantum
Tears of wine (655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a ring of clear liquid, near the top of a glass of wine, from which droplets continuously form and drop back into the wine. It is most readily observed
Cyclic salt (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in fine droplets of drop impacts or bubble bursts. Wave-crests and other turbulence form foam. When drops splash or bubbles burst, fine droplets of solute
Splash (fluid mechanics) (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moving airborne water droplets, a phenomenon typical of high Reynolds number flows; the intricate non-spherical shapes of the droplets show that the Weber
Surface tension (5,707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Surface tension is responsible for the shape of liquid droplets. Although easily deformed, droplets of water tend to be pulled into a spherical shape by
Water-in-water emulsion (929 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Water-in-water (W/W) emulsion is a system that consists of droplets of water-solvated molecules in another continuous aqueous solution; both the droplet
Water-tube boiler (1,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Superheated steam is a dry gas and therefore used to drive turbines, since water droplets can severely damage turbine blades. Cool water at the bottom of the steam
Heiligenschein (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
grass are known to exhibit these characteristics. Nearly spherical dew droplets act as lenses to focus the light on the surface beneath them. Some of this
Influenza (15,687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
40,000 droplets, most of these droplets are quite large and will quickly settle out of the air. How long influenza survives in airborne droplets seems
Emulsion polymerization (2,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
type of emulsion polymerization is an oil-in-water emulsion, in which droplets of monomer (the oil) are emulsified (with surfactants) in a continuous
Ising model (11,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number of droplets with perimeter L, which is less than the total number of paths of length L: So that the total spin contribution from droplets, even overcounting
Watering can (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with small holes) can be placed to break up the stream of water into droplets, to avoid excessive water pressure on the soil or on delicate plants.
Relative humidity (2,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fog consists of very minute droplets of liquid, primarily held aloft by isostatic motion (in other words, the droplets fall through the air at terminal
Oil dispersants (2,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
break oil into small droplets following an oil spill. Small droplets are easier to disperse throughout a water volume, and small droplets may be more readily
Herpesviral encephalitis (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
57% of American adults are infected with HSV-1, which is spread through droplets, casual contact, and sometimes sexual contact, though most infected people
Hydrophilization (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dissolution, by covering the surface of the drug particles with minute droplets of a hydrophilic polymer solution. The process is accomplished by vigorous
Micro-encapsulation (2,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Micro-encapsulation is a process in which tiny particles or droplets are surrounded by a coating to give small capsules of many useful properties. In general
Human nose (1,727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
means of transmitting infections because it creates aerosols in which the droplets can harbour microbes. Main article: Anatomy of the human nose The nasal
Accretion (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Accretion (atmosphere), the process by which water vapor in clouds forms water droplets around nucleation sites Accretion (meteorology), the process by which a
Enamel pearl (195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
differentiate into fully functional ameloblasts and deposit Enamel. Such droplets of enamel are called Enamel Pearls. Kahn, Michael A. Basic Oral and
Beggiatoa (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hydrogen sulfide (H2S) as an energy source, forming intracellular sulfur droplets. Winogradsky referred to this form of metabolism as inorgoxidation (oxidation
Clouding agent (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
natural-looking and visually appealing, typically by creating an emulsion of oil droplets. Common clouding agents include palm oil and extracts of citrus fruits
Vapor–liquid separator (638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suction drum or compressor inlet drum. When used to remove suspended water droplets from streams of air, it is often called a demister. For the common variety
Digital microfluidics (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
technology for lab-on-a-chip systems based upon micromanipulation of discrete droplets. Microfluidic processing is performed on unit-sized packets of fluid which
Lotus effect (1,569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leaves of the lotus flower (Nelumbo). Dirt particles are picked up by water droplets due to the micro- and nanoscopic architecture on the surface, which minimizes
Hygroelectricity (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a type of static electricity that forms on water droplets and can be transferred from droplets to small dust particles. The phenomenon is common in
Western pebble-mound mouse (174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the morning than the pebbles themselves, causing the formation of small droplets of dew by condensation. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily
Cornicle (232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
They are no more than pores in some species. These abdominal tubes exude droplets of a quick-hardening defensive fluid containing triacylglycerols called
Boiler (3,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be practical limitations in using wet steam, as entrained condensation droplets will damage turbine blades. Superheated steam presents unique safety concerns
Colloid (3,974 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colloidal dispersions, or hydrosols. The dispersed-phase particles or droplets are affected largely by the surface chemistry present in the colloid. Some
Sunrise (1,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
times. The remaining reddened sunlight can then be scattered by cloud droplets and other relatively large particles to light up the horizon red and orange
Sulfate aerosol (174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is used for a suspension of fine solid particles of a sulfate or tiny droplets of a solution of a sulfate or of sulfuric acid (which is not technically
Verneuil process (1,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
powdered substance using an oxyhydrogen flame, and crystallising the melted droplets into a boule. The process is considered to be the founding step of modern
Aerosolization (299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
specifically to the production of airborne particles (e.g. tiny liquid droplets) containing infectious virus or bacteria. The infectious organism is said
Pneumonic plague (1,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form. Primary pneumonic plague results from inhalation of fine infective droplets and can be transmitted from human to human without involvement of fleas
Ultrasonic nozzle (1,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by the generator), they become too tall to support themselves and tiny droplets fall off the tip of each wave resulting in atomization. The primary factors
Supercooling (1,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
6 °F) and 150 K (−123 °C/−189.4 °F) experiments find only crystal ice. Droplets of supercooled water often exist in stratiform and cumulus clouds. Aircraft
Snow (7,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Snow crystals form when tiny supercooled cloud droplets (about 10 μm in diameter) freeze. These droplets are able to remain liquid at temperatures lower
Funnel cloud (594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cause of a twister or tornado) is a funnel-shaped cloud of condensed water droplets, associated with a rotating column of wind and extending from the base
Transmit (FTP client) (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
iDisk/WebDAV, FTP/WebDAV/S3 servers as disks in Finder (since v4.0), Spotlight, Droplets, Amazon S3 support and Automator plugins. The app was called "Transit"
Introduction to viruses (5,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bodily fluids. Viruses such as influenza are spread through the air by droplets of moisture when people cough or sneeze. Viruses such as norovirus are
Liquid droplet radiator (2,645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as coherent streams of tiny, discrete droplets. The droplet stream can be a column or a sheet of liquid droplets moving through space from the droplet
Cloud (disambiguation) (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A cloud is a visible mass of condensed droplets or frozen crystals suspended in the atmosphere. Cloud(s) may also refer to: Cloud computing, Internet-based
Contrail (2,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Contrails are made of water in the form of a suspension of billions of liquid droplets or ice crystals. Depending on the temperature and humidity at the altitude
Cloud reflectivity modification (2,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sunlight, especially when the cloud is white due to the presence of smaller droplets (because of the Twomey effect). Therefore, modifying these clouds to make
Meat emulsion (227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
true emulsion since the two phases involved are not liquids and the fat droplets in a commercial emulsion are larger than 50 m in diameter and thus do not
Mumps (2,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people living in close quarters. The virus is transmitted by respiratory droplets or direct contact with an infected person. Only humans get and spread the
Optical levitation (229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
transparent dielectric spheres such as fused silica spheres, oil or water droplets, are used in this type of experiment. The laser radiation can be fixed
Volcano (6,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
operation of the turbine. Large eruptions can affect temperature as ash and droplets of sulfuric acid obscure the sun and cool the Earth's lower atmosphere
Kelvin water dropper (1,292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
left container. It is necessary for the streams to break into separate droplets before reaching the containers. Typically, the containers are conductors
Mushroom cloud (5,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its temperature drops, and its water vapour first condenses as water droplets, and later freezes as ice crystals. The phase changes release latent heat
Global dimming (4,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
greater number of smaller droplets (that is, the same amount of water is spread over more droplets). The smaller droplets make clouds more reflective
Acoustic droplet vaporization (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
droplet vaporization (ADV) is the process by which superheated liquid droplets are phase-transitioned into gas bubbles by means of ultrasound. Perfluorocarbons
Evaporation (1,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
building by simply blowing dry air over a filter saturated with water. Fuel droplets vaporize as they receive heat by mixing with the hot gases in the combustion
Atmospheric physics (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
microscopic droplets of water (warm clouds), tiny crystals of ice, or both (mixed phase clouds). Under suitable conditions, the droplets combine to form
Scattering (1,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
too numerous to list, but a small sample includes particles, bubbles, droplets, density fluctuations in fluids, crystallites in polycrystalline solids
Orography (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
formation of a cloud. If enough water vapor condenses into cloud droplets, these droplets may become large enough to fall to the ground as precipitation
Ultra-low volume (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
access to target site ULV equipment is designed to produce very small droplets, thus ensuring even coverage with low volumes. The equipment is based on
Spongiocyte (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fasciculata of the adrenal cortex containing lipid droplets that show pronounced vacuolization. The lipid droplets contain neutral fats, fatty acids, cholesterol
Microemulsion (1,474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(to give a bicontinuous micro-emulsion). Note 2: The average diameter of droplets in macro-emulsion (usually referred to as an “emulsion”) is close to one
Surgical mask (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
during surgery and during nursing to catch the bacteria shed in liquid droplets and aerosols from the wearer's mouth and nose. Its first recorded use was
22° halo (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
halo—is the corona. Unlike the 22° halo, however, it is produced by water droplets instead of ice crystals and it is much smaller and more colorful. 46°
Darkling beetle (813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have evolved adaptions by which they collect droplets of fog that deposit on their elytra. As the droplets accumulate the water drains down the beetles'
Cathodic arc deposition (1,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for too long it can eject a large amount of macro-particles or droplets. These droplets are detrimental to the performance of the coating as they are poorly
Gas metal arc welding (4,652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
distortion and residual stress in the weld area. As in globular welding, molten droplets form on the tip of the electrode, but instead of dropping to the weld pool
Particle collection in wet scrubbers (889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
relatively small dust particles with large liquid droplets. In most wet scrubbing systems, droplets produced are generally larger than 50 micrometres
Fog drip (1,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
drip is water dripping to the ground during fog. It occurs when water droplets from the fog adhere to the needles or leaves of trees or other objects
Snowmaking (2,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
formation of ice crystals at relatively high temperatures, so that the droplets will turn into ice before falling to the ground. The bacterium itself uses