heavy oxygen

heavy oxygen

[′hev·ē ′äk·sə·jən]
(nuclear physics)
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Millimeter waves are susceptible to rain fade (60 GHz and 70/80 GHz), wherein the heavy oxygen absorption in the atmosphere at 60 GHz limits the distance of signal transmission.
We have got it," said Dave proudly, as a heavy oxygen cylinder was placed on my back, "and, as far as I know, it's the top facility in the world.
The normal crew of a Heinkel 111 was six or seven, the H-22 carried four, one defensive cannon, no heavy oxygen cylinders or unnecessary armour as, shackled to the starboard wing was a VI flying bomb, weighing more than four tons (one ton of HE in the nose).
Study Objectives: To elucidate whether a simple walking aid may improve physical performance in COPD patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency who usually carry their own heavy oxygen canister.
Kirsty has to take a heavy oxygen cylinder wherever she goes and has survived 11 major operations.
Heavy oxygen isotope enrichment in Paleozoic chert nodules of the Chattanooga area is much lower than that determined in Cenozoic chert bearing carbonates elsewhere.
In a charged atmosphere, the five strongest men in Britain battle it out over the course of seven gruelling events, including completing an obstacle course while carrying a yoke bearing heavy oxygen cylinders.
By measuring how much heavy oxygen is present in each growth ring, scientists can determine past fluctuations in water temperature.
Oxygen typically comes in two isotopes, and saltwater contains a significantly higher ratio of heavy oxygen than freshwater does.
As welcome as a breath of fresh air in the smoking section of a 747, this gift is designed for athletes and emergency home use, and to allow respiratory patients to travel unburdened by heavy oxygen tanks.
The mineral formation temperature determines how frequently the two heavy carbon isotopes (13C) and the two heavy oxygen isotopes (18O) will enter a 13C-18O bond within a dinosaur's tooth," explained the geochemist.
To some, oxygen therapy is viewed as a death sentence because they think of the heavy oxygen tanks that must be wheeled behind them.