atmospheric control

atmospheric control

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik kən′trōl]
(ordnance)
Any device or system designed to operate movable aerodynamic control surfaces to direct a guided missile in an atmosphere dense enough for such controls to be effective.
The control provided by such devices.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The assay was designed to work exclusively with microplate readers equipped with an Atmospheric Control Unit (ACU).
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Technicians do not need to keep opening and closing large doors when doing so causes temperature fluctuations which affect energy usage and atmospheric control. comPOUND stores are also modular, so individual units containing 100,000 samples each can be connected to hold larger libraries.
AT&T constructs its IDCs with multiple back-up power sources, atmospheric control, and fire and flood retardant systems, which, combined with biometric and other access security controls, make each IDC a fortress against disaster.
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At that time mine atmospheric control had only recently changed from natural ventilation to mechanical ventilation.
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