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dAMP

Abbreviation for deoxyadenylic acid.

damp

(damp),
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).

damp

Etymology: AS, vapor
a potentially lethal atmosphere in caves and mines. Black damp or choke damp is caused by absorption of the available oxygen by coal seams. Fire damp is composed of methane and other explosive hydrocarbon gases. White damp is another name for carbon monoxide.

damp

(damp)
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).

damp

1. Moist, humid.
2. A noxious gas in a mine.

Patient discussion about damp

Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair? My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?

A. Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.

Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side? what can happen to me if i will do it ?

A. I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.

Q. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. I am wondering what this wet brain is all about?

A. It known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also referred to as wet brain often is seen in later stage alcoholics. This condition shows up on an MRI as a smaller less functional brain. The symptoms such as short term memory loss, inability to learn new things, inability to concentrate or focus could apply to a lot of things. I have never known people actually diagnosed with this. This knowledge I gained through surfing the net.

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Caption: A cutaway view of the Tenneco DRiV digital damper.
In this mode, the bypass damper is modulated to maintain the SAT at a setpoint that is reset with T&R logic to meet the load of the zone requiring the lowest SAT.
They specialize in fire/smoke damper inspection and repair; fire door inspection, repair and recertification; and firestopping.
In this study, an optimization technique to optimize the damper top mount characteristics of the semi-active suspension system is developed.
damper to modulate airflow to match individual comfort requirements of the space.
The regular damper was a pulsation one of purely reactive type, where the damping pressure fluctuations were carried out at a flow passing through the container of volume about 10 liters with supported steam volume in the upper part.
Hitachi Automotive Systems' rail vehicle oil dampers will be on exhibit both at its own booth and also at the Hitachi, Ltd.
Seung Bok Choi presented the vibration control of a semi active seat suspension with a magneto rheological fluid damper based on Bingham model for commercial vehicles such as large size trucks.
Skyhook damper control is typical well-established ride comfort control method [4] that has been applied to vehicle suspension controls [5], although various suspension control concepts have been proposed [6].
It consists of a cylindrical damper, which is positioned between a steering side member, which is turned around by a steering stem, and a vehicle body side member that could not turned even by operating the handlebar.
Herein, the damper may be either the conventional passive damper or the active and semiactive controllable dampers, which is generally characterized with [F.