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min·i·mal air

the volume of gas that remains in the lungs and cannot be expelled after they have been removed from the body, or after the chest has been opened.

minimal air

The small volume of air trapped in the alveoli when lungs collapse.
See also: air
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It is nonflammable, non-ozone depleting and presents minimal air polluting potential.
They cure quickly at room temperature with minimal air entrapment, and are ideal for protecting electronics, wiring and other components subject to damage from moisture, temperature extremes or cycling, or shock and vibration.
Santa Rosa's lauter tuns normally come with closed lautering systems, which the company says provide effective control, proper flow velocities, easy cleaning, minimal air pickup.
In other cases, the rules would yield minimal air quality improvements, he said.
9 "R" value (a measure of thermal resistance) and minimal air filtration.
Yet citizen pressure and commitment to clean air ultimately led to a bill providing at least some minimal air quality protections.
Traffic trends at the airport have been relatively stable during the recent recession with minimal air service and enplanement declines, despite the authority's very high cost per enplanement (CPE) levels at almost $15 per enplaned passenger.
The Tundra products operate with minimal air pressure drop due to the unique heat exchanger configuration, whilst also maintaining a constant +3[degrees]C dewpoint.
By utilising ingredients sourced nearby, the chefs are able to ensure minimal air and sea miles are required to bring the food to the resort, minimising the harmful greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere.
The minimal air leakage, and resulting low, effective pressure drop of the BT Series optimizes material flow density, improves material conveying efficiency, and reduces total compressed air consumption.
EPA SmartWay Certification Mark for its low greenhouse gas emissions and minimal air pollution.
As the ambient air is heated and passes through the wheel, the discharge temperature is constantly monitored and the VFD adjusts the air flow to ensure that minimal air flow is used to remove all of the moisture gained in drying but no excess air is used or heat removed.