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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
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.
Opening of a circuit because of excess current, particularly when the current is heavy and a melting or breakdown point is reached.
The eruption of water and sand inside a cofferdam
, causing flooding.
blowTo 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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ENGLAND'S exit from Euro 2004 proved costly for many spread bettors on long-term markets, but some of them cushioned the blow
on the night itself with profits from the match, writes Kevin Pullein.
Cardiff Crown Court heard yesterday that the fall could have killed him if there had not been several metres of dust underneath, which cushioned the blow
First, the deep water probably cushioned the blow
of the meteorite.