carbon dioxide indicator

carbon dioxide indicator

[¦kär·bən dī′äk‚sīd ′in·də‚kād·ər]
(mining engineering)
A detector of carbon dioxide in mines based on the gas's absorption by potassium hydroxide.
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The new test is a Soleris direct vial system that consists of a detection chamber containing carbon dioxide indicators separated by a barrier layer from a chamber containing a growth medium and the sample.
Appendices list energy and carbon dioxide indicators, definitions, and abbreviations.
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