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smoldering

[′smōl·driŋ]
(chemistry)
Combustion of a solid without a flame, often with emission of smoke.

smoldering

The combustion of solid materials without the accompaniment of flame.
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Some temperature monitoring has been done recently, and a more extensive effort is planned over the next month or so to identify where the waste is smoldering.
In August 2003, a 68-year-old woman with smoldering myeloma and chronic HCV infection (the patient had cirrhosis since 1994) was admitted to the "Sant' Andrea" Hospital (2nd Faculty of Medicine, "La Sapienza" University, Rome, Italy), with a 15-day history of fever, malaise, asthenia, fatigue, abdominal pain, and swelling of lower limbs.
CPSC Commissioners voted 3-0 last fall to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to expand the regulatory proceeding on upholstered furniture flammability to include ignitions both by smoldering cigarettes and by small open flames.
Foams with Firemaster 552 have been shown to perform better in the smoldering test (Cal 117 part D) than TDCP foams, particularly at higher densities.
Forest Fire, 2000, which takes full advantage of the medium's capacity to deliver a range of hot lights and smoldering darks, might bring on bad Bambi flashbacks, but it also solicits a shiver of the sublime, and is as good an example of awesome-nature Romanticism as any.
Some survivors no doubt harbor a smoldering grudge against the United States and its citizens.
2] is not effective at extinguishing a smoldering fire, such as buildup in a duct system.
A lack of appropriate community policing and community relations efforts accounted for smoldering, antipolice neighborhoods that erupted into rioting immediately following the 1992 Simi Valley acquittals.
Examples of smoldering business crises would include:
Although traditionally used and very effective, halogen-containing compounds liberate halogen acids upon smoldering and burning, with attendant potential toxicity and corrosion problems to humans and equipment within the immediate environment.
today announced that the Company has initiated a Phase 1/2a clinical trial evaluating PVX-410, a multi-peptide therapeutic cancer vaccine, in patients with smoldering multiple myeloma, an asymptomatic precursor of multiple myeloma, which is an incurable cancer of the plasma cells.
The operator of a Chester County landfill that has been smoldering since November will remain free as he faces charges of breaking South Carolina's solid waste law.