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foul

a recognized classification of markings in canaries; it refers to a pattern of white feathers among the flight feathers and otherwise dark plumage.
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In spite of these findings, understanding the fouling mechanism in BPHEs and the key factors controlling the fouling process are still open questions.
A test apparatus was designed to investigate the performance of a room air conditioner under different fouling stages and various airflow rates.
Sometimes curing at a lower cure temperature for a longer cure time or just using curing molds made of a better grade of steel may also reduce mold fouling (ref.
Baseline tests performed with untreated liquor determined the rate of fouling with a 20[degrees]C temperature differential between the electrically-heated surface in the ATC and the circulating black liquor.
The unit area resistance to heat transfer caused by a fouling deposit, [R.
A variety of approaches are used to improve the mold fouling of elastomer compounds.
In fact, a Navy destroyer, after only 6 months in temperate waters suffers a 50% increase in fuel consumption at 10 knots due to fouling and a badly fouled hull can reduce the top speed obtainable by 2/3rds.
A minute later, Slava Medvedenko got a technical for a verbal outburst after fouling Garnett.
Mold fouling is a commonly seen phenomenon in the rubber processing industry.
A barely visible 10 micro/meter (1%) increase in average hull roughness, caused by fouling, for a single ship can equate to as much as 1,700 tons of additional fuel use over the course of one year due to fouling and subsequent frictional surface resistance.
Craven lasted only 18 minutes before fouling out against Oregon despite repeated warnings from Bibby to play less aggressively, and the Trojans didn't have a suitable replacement.
I talked to Derrick about `not fouling, not fouling' and he gets two quick ones in a minute,'' Bibby said.