dead area

dead area

[′ded ‚er·ē·ə]
(engineering)
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The regeneration of the whole area will bring thousands of jobs and bring a dead area of the city back to life - while attracting a new wealth of visitors to the area once the project is complete.
He cited the example of Blackpool, where a "dead area" had been revived by people putting hard work into opening a toy shop, florist and other new enterprises.
The companies in Byram Arcade off Westgate say they have seen no improvements for a decade, are worried about security and if nothing is done the arcade may become a "dead area of town".
Downtown has changed from a relatively dead area to a vital part of the community.
The skin was torn, so that a large dead area had to be surgically excised, leaving a massive defect.
A DEAD area extending 30km in all directions from the destroyed plant is officially called the "zone of alienation".
This high blood pressure is important to protect the salvageable tissue around dead area known as penumbra.
Unfortunately, since the tumor was far too large for my body to absorb, an infection set in the dead area. This reduced my immunity and allowed the top part of the tumor to flourish.
TABLE 1 Estimated carbon parameters for the seawater used in experiments Parameter Control pH Treatment pH (means) (Means) pH (NBS) 8.2 8.1 7.6 7.5 C[O.sub.2] 10.1 13.4 49.7 63.6 ([micro]mol [kg.sup.-1]) C[O.sub.3.sup.2-] 241.5 202.5 75 60.5 ([micro]mol [kg.sup.-1]) [[ohm].sub.arag] 3.9 3.25 1.2 0.97 TABLE 2 Calcification rates (mg [h.sup.-1] [cm.sup.-2]) at pH 8.2 and 7.8 calculated for 5-30% dead area. Rates for 0% and 100% dead area for a coral with a low calcification rate were measured, other values by interpolation.
"Research on animal models shows that the new compound we have designed and produced reduces the dead area in the brain after a stroke by 40 per cent.
The size of the dead area, or "infarct", was calculated by looking at levels of enzymes in the patients.
One method of creating a form of pattern adhesive is called "adhesive deadening," which involves separating the pressure sensitive web from the liner, applying a varnish over parts of the adhesive to create a dead area, and putting the web back together.