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burst

A brief flux of intense radiation with a sudden onset and rapid decay, as is observed from Jupiter and from the Sun at radio wavelengths. Solar radio bursts are associated with flares. See also gamma-ray bursts; X-ray burst sources.

burst

[bərst]
(communications)
A sudden increase in the strength of a signal being received from beyond line-of-sight range.
A group of bits of characters that are transmitted together as a unit.
A group of errors that occur together in a communication and alter its content.
(computer science)
To separate a continuous roll of paper into stacks of individual sheets by means of a burster.
The transfer of a collection of records in a storage device, leaving an interval in which data for other requirements can be obtained from or entered into the device.
A sequence of signals regarded as a unit in data transmission.
(electronics)
An exceptionally large electric pulse in the circuit of an ionization chamber due to the simultaneous arrival of several ionizing particles.
A radar term for a single pulse of radio energy.
(ordnance)
Continuous fire from an automatic weapon, as from an aircraft machine gun, sometimes described as a long or short burst.
The explosion of a projectile, bomb, or similar munition.
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Myth #4: Pipe bursting is only practical when you need to increase the size of the pipe.
Myth #5: Pipe bursting is only practical where there are a small number of service connections.
Myth #6: If pipe bursting involves excavation, why is it called trenchless?
Either of these scenarios is often referred to as a "one upsize" in pipe bursting lingo.
Once actual invert, pipe size and type is found, it can be noted and either taken off line, removed prior to the burst, or safely passed by the bursting head depending on its proximity to the burst path.
A Quality Level C would be the lowest acceptable level for most pipe bursting projects, but would not be sufficient for crossing "critical" utilities that would cause personal injury or property damage from a rupture.
However, there is work being done daily to help overcome this and make bursting of CMP a viable option.
HDPE pipe can be installed by static or pneumatic pipe bursting methods.
Jason Leuke of Arizona State stated that pipe bursting should be emphasized as a trenchless technology and not a trench-free technology because often people new to the industry do not understand that there will be some digging on a pipe bursting project.
An "insertion pit," "pipe pit" and "launch pit" are the same names for a pit used to get the pipe into the ground once hooked to the pipe bursting tooling.
Callaway said, "Our first bursting job only consisted of a few services.
For equipment, Callaway chose lateral bursting gear from TT Technologies.