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dead air

[¦ded ′er]
(mining engineering)
Air in a mine when it is stagnant or contains carbonic acid.
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The anger in Dead Air came because I realised just how stupid people can be.
Hearing the first 'hello'," eradicating dead air, and eliminating abandoned calls are a few of the unique capabilities of DirectQuest.
The stations have automated systems, but with the power to the building having to be shut off, those systems could not work and all that was heard on the airwaves was dead air.
Sipa says a new blowing valve block is more compact than before, and has 35 percent less dead air volume.
Dead Air by Iain Banks, 2002 Dead Air, chapter one.
And fair play to Alex Jones too, she did her best to fill all the pregnant pauses with something, anything, other than dead air.
Perhaps the plethora of pictures makes up for the dead air that makes up most of The Saturdays' back catalogue.
The new rules require telemarketers to obtain prior express written consent, including by electronic means such as a website form, before placing a robocall to a consumer; eliminates the "established business relationship" exemption to the requirement that telemarketing robocalls to residential wireline phones occur only with prior express consent from the consumer; requires telemarketers to provide an automated, interactive opt-out mechanism during each robocall so that consumers can immediately tell the telemarketer to stop calling; and, strictly limits the number of abandoned or dead air calls that telemarketers can make within each calling campaign.
Thick added: "Any cooling wind comes off the sea, which is behind the stands, so the pull-up area is sheltered and full of dead air from the packed stands.
Dead Air is a chilling tale guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Hope you like it," Contactmusic quoted guitarist Jonny Greenwood as having written on the band's Dead Air Space blog.

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