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ice crystals

A type of precipitation composed of unbranched ice crystals in the form of needles, columns, or plates. These have a light downward motion and may fall from a cloudless sky.
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Influence on the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Initial Ice Crystals. Figure 6 shows that the variation of the IN concentration directly affects the spatiotemporal distribution of the initial ice crystals (Figures 6(a) and 6(b)).
Takai, "Fractal analysis of ice crystals in frozen food," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
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So, scientists at the University of Wisconsin investigated the extent that enzymatically hydrolyzed gelatin might inhibit ice crystal growth in an ice cream mix.
Prior to this interest for glaciated icing conditions, some icing wind tunnels had the capability to produce ice crystals with median size of about one millimeter as defined in the CS requirements.
AI has informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA) that it has reworked the flight path procedure to avoid the dangerous cumulonimbus clouds, which pervade the Chinese airspace and cause ice crystals to accumulate on the engine when the plane is above 30,000 feet.
22 the jetmaker issued a notice prohibiting the affected aircraft from flying at high attitude within 50 nautical miles of thunderstorms that may contain ice crystals. GE and Boeing are working on software modifications to the engine control system, which they will hope will eliminate the problems.
Elongated ice crystals align themselves with muscle fibres as the chicken freezes.
Additional water (or the water present in the ingredients) helps ice crystals form, which give the finished delicacy its structure.
Before vitrification embryologists used a controlled-cooling system to freeze oocytes (slow freezing) which requires 2-3 hours, and the longer freeze time commonly results in the formation of ice crystals within oocyte cells, which can significantly reduce survival rates of the eggs after warming to just 50 per cent.
This vapour then forms clouds which contain small droplets of water or ice crystals, depending on the height of the cloud or how low the temperature is.
Food scientists also have discovered that foods treated with the antifreeze glycoproteins from ice fish become immunized against freezer burn, which is caused by ice crystals growing in food.