dead area

dead area

[′ded ‚er·ē·ə]
(engineering)
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Downtown has changed from a relatively dead area to a vital part of the community.
The skin was torn, so that a large dead area had to be surgically excised, leaving a massive defect.
A DEAD area extending 30km in all directions from the destroyed plant is officially called the "zone of alienation".
This high blood pressure is important to protect the salvageable tissue around dead area known as penumbra.
Unfortunately, since the tumor was far too large for my body to absorb, an infection set in the dead area.
Research on animal models shows that the new compound we have designed and produced reduces the dead area in the brain after a stroke by 40 per cent.
The size of the dead area, or "infarct", was calculated by looking at levels of enzymes in the patients.
One method of creating a form of pattern adhesive is called "adhesive deadening," which involves separating the pressure sensitive web from the liner, applying a varnish over parts of the adhesive to create a dead area, and putting the web back together.
This, in my view, is virtually a dead area - not only dead, but dreary.
Millennium Park came about, Bey said, from the wish to bring back a dead area of the city, to help revitalize the South Michigan Avenue area, and to provide a place for activity rather than a static place merely to sit.