dry area


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dry area

A covered area, below grade, be-tween a basement wall and a retaining wall beyond it; its function is to keep the basement wall dry.
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Department of Agriculture (USDA) has partnered with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)and 11 Pakistani institutions on a project to demonstrate and disseminate best practices and technologies in watershed rehabilitation and irrigation improvement to help rural Pakistani farmers.
One of the data centers examined, a free-cooled facility in a cool and dry area, actually had a lower failure rate than a comparable facility with a waterside economizer that was also located in a cool and dry area.
Although the number of traps we set was proportional to the available wet and dry area in a meadow, trapping density (about 100 traps/ha) was approximately equivalent across sites.
During their study the researchers observed that male adult mites and nymphs moved as a group from a dry area in search of higher humidity.
Danish cement and minerals technology supplier FLSmidth & Co A/S (OMX Copenhagen: FLS) said on Friday (22 August) that its subsidiary FLSmidth Minerals has won a contract for a complete dry area system from Centenario Copper in Chile.
No appointment is necessary and after the treatment is done the customer can then dry and style their own hair, using their own brush, in a special blow dry area.
Also, crucibles should never be rolled and they should be stored on a pallet in a dry area at 65F (18C) or higher.
Batteries awaiting recycling must be stored separately from other hazardous materials in a cool and dry area.
The training programme was jointly organized Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Area (ICARDA) and USDA under the project of Watershed Rehabilitation and Irrigation Improvement in Pakistan.
bareMinerals Renew & Hydrate Eye Cream (15ml, pounds 23) Lightweight cream that's quickly absorbed and adds immediate and long-lasting moisture to the often dry area around the eye.
We wriggled through an opening and entered a dry area littered with Mayan artifacts - pottery fragments and several skulls and skeletons.
A LEADING figure in the failed campaign to preserve Wales's last dry area warned last night that an extension of pub opening hours would increase crime and NHS costs.