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dissipator

[′dis·ə‚pād·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is correct regarding theory, because the airflow is in parallel to fins and therefore can dissipate more power.
According to University of Warwick astrophysicist Khurom Kiyani, "The particles in this "collisionless plasma" may too spread out to collide with each other but this could indicate that they can, and do, interact with waves and surfing these ideal waves is what allows them to dissipate their energy."
the least breeze, though, would/tatter the/wafted strands of/this tenuous syntax, dissipate all sense of the comm-//mensurate.
levels had risen as much as nine points, though the increases began to dissipate after 10 minutes.
These padded shirts provide the wearer with a layer of conformal cushioning and support, yet react to help dissipate energy when an impact is applied, the company says.
In addition to extra space for components, ExpressCard/54 modules can dissipate more thermal energy than the smaller module, making it a natural choice for higher performance and first generation applications.
Older scanning electron microscopes require samples to be in a vacuum, necessitating that they be dehydrated and coated with metal to dissipate electrical charges.
However, the standard filler, spherical silica, is actually an insulator that does not dissipate heat.
The physical and emotional manifestations of the stress response, such as increased heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar levels and muscle tension, as well as anger and anxiety, are designed to dissipate when an immediate physical threat is over.
The pH indicator dyes dissipate within 30 minutes once applied and are available in pink and blue.
The effect of commercial culture, however, is to dissipate conflict by lowering the stakes.