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scavenging

[′skav·ən·jiŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Removal of spent gases from an internal combustion engine cylinder and replacement by a fresh charge or air.
(metallurgy)
Removal of dissolved gases from molten metal.
(ordnance)
The sweeping out, by a blast of air, of the gaseous products resulting from the firing of a gun.
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Bee'ah has urged Sharjah residents to report any scavenging activity by calling 800-Tandeef (800-8263333).
These scavenging events occurred primarily during the morning (mean [+ or -] SE = 0757 h [+ or -] 20 min; min = 0543 h, max = 1138 h) with two scavenging events observed in March, 14 in April, 10 in May, and none in June after young ravens had fledged and family groups of ravens moved away from the power line corridor.
Scavenging of a striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) by a ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) in northern California.
Some people who opposed the articles said some elderly people are scavenging to make money to live on.
The superoxide radical scavenging capacity of plant extract was analyzed using a modified method of Beauchamp and Fridovich (1971) [21], as described by Zhishen et al (1999) [22].
Krishnaswami and colleagues provided a direct and highly-sensitive approach to determine the time scales of chemical scavenging in the oceans.
Specifically, we determined whether the scavenging rate was different at windowed sites compared to non-windowed sites (e.
But, she added, if a person abused methamphetamine, scavenging animals stay away from the body.
The spectrophotometric analysis of ABTS scavenging activity was determined according to the method reported by Re et al.
A growing number of experiences in Africa, Asia, and Latin America demonstrate that formalization of scavenging can promote grassroots development, empowerment, poverty reduction, as well as protect the environment and improve industrial competitiveness.