water trap


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water trap

[′wȯd·ər ‚trap]
(geology)
A chamber or part of a cave system that is filled with water, due to the dipping of the roof or ceiling below the water level.
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Five replicate rows were laid out, with each row containing a saturating trap of each type, a nonsaturating trap of each type, plus a water trap.
Avoid hard-to-flash details like horizontal valleys and other water traps, or use crickets and saddles to divert the water away from these areas.
today announced receipt of patent 6,923,847 on August 2, 2005 for a gas/liquid separator and filter referred to as a water trap.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of water trap and flow sensor
45pm) The adventurer parachutes into the desert canyons on the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, where he makes a water trap using bootlaces.
Its ability in completing an off-road course which included severe side slopes, potholes, boulders and a water trap which came up to the top of the car's front bumper was astounding.
Runners cross the water trap in the men's 3,000m Steeplechase making an atmospheric shot in the Stade de France and (below left) how the world's photographers got the shot
Inventor Charles McMillan, of Campbeltown, Argyll, a keen piper for more than 50 years, began developing his McMillan Water Trap in his spare time.
After the cooling process, a water trap removes any condensation or other liquid.
Additionally, the system incorporates a unique, disposable water trap component, also proprietary to CSI.
3100a, ra neo nat - patient circuit, connection pipe, water trap, etc .
I was surprised at its ability after completing an off-road course which included severe side slopes, potholes, boulders and a water trap which came up to the top of the Terios's front bumper.