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blow

Archaic
Metallurgy
a. a stage in the Bessemer process in which air is blasted upwards through molten pig iron
b. the quantity of metal treated in a Bessemer converter

blow

[blō]
(computer science)
To write data or code into a programmable read-only memory chip by melting the fuse links corresponding to bits that are to be zero.
(electricity)
Opening of a circuit because of excess current, particularly when the current is heavy and a melting or breakdown point is reached.

blow

1. See throw, 1.
2. The eruption of water and sand inside a cofferdam, causing flooding.

blow

To write code or data into a PROM chip by blowing the fuses of the 0 bits. The 1 bits are left alone.
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Researchers at Bayer MaterialScience evaluated alternative blowing agents in two commercial HCFC-22 blown foam systems for refrigerated trailers and entry doors.
Belgium; "Pentane spray system: An effective and safe technology," Claudio Chittolini and Valentina Robles, Ediltec Srl, Italy; and "Cell structure and thermal conductivity of rigid polyurethane foams blown with cyclopentane in different molds," Aleksander Prociak, Cracow University of Technology, Poland.
5) If they both work for 2 hours and 30 minutes, how many balloons will they have blown up in all?
Since fiber is blown and reconfigured through fiber termination and distribution units, fiber installation and changes require only two installers, eliminating the construction crews necessary to pull fiber optic cable, which often causes disruption to the facility, network downtime, and interruptions to stadium staff and visitors.
An aspect ratio of 1:1 is optimum; at most, a 2:1 ratio can be blown.
Friday, October 3--Session N: Appliance: "Advances in HFC-245f formulations and processing," Jack Feighan and Kristof Dedecker, Huntsman Polyurethanes; "Approaches to lower cost HFC 245fa blown appliance foam insulation," Edward E.
Complete blown film lines, dies, air rings, automatic gauge control, IBC systems, oscillating hauloffs, winders, feedscrews and extruders.
Session L on "Appliance" will cover processing, formulations and additives of foams blown with non-ozone-depleting blowing agents such as HFCs and hydrocarbons.
With the FutureFLEX system, the fiber bundles - available in 2, 4, 6, 12, or 18 fiber configurations - are blown with compressed air or nitrogen into tube cables.
LDPE-based foaming-agent concentrates specially designed for thin blown, cast, or coextruded films.
This will be followed by a focus on cell structure and raw materials in water blown foams as important factors for foam strength and incombustibility.
The system blows two bottles tail-to-tail from a single parison, one blown from the top and one from the bottom.