dry area


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dry area

A covered area, below grade, be-tween a basement wall and a retaining wall beyond it; its function is to keep the basement wall dry.
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The dry area is several kilometers from the entrance of the cave.
Manufacturers provide a variety of equipment options for both wet and dry areas of a food processing facility.
One of the data centers examined, a free-cooled facility in a cool and dry area, actually had a lower failure rate than a comparable facility with a waterside economizer that was also located in a cool and dry area.
During their study the researchers observed that male adult mites and nymphs moved as a group from a dry area in search of higher humidity.
Danish cement and minerals technology supplier FLSmidth & Co A/S (OMX Copenhagen: FLS) said on Friday (22 August) that its subsidiary FLSmidth Minerals has won a contract for a complete dry area system from Centenario Copper in Chile.
Make sure you always store the tanks in a warm, dry area, covered and preserved correctly by following the TM instructions to the "T".
For example, I recently toured a garden for residents with Alzheimer's disease in a very hot and dry area of California and learned what had not worked in its original design.
Also, crucibles should never be rolled and they should be stored on a pallet in a dry area at 65F (18C) or higher.
The TPOs do not readily absorb water, but they should be stored in a relatively dry area. If the materials do become wet, they should be dried at 200 [degrees] F for 1-3 hours.
No appointment is necessary and after the treatment is done the customer can then dry and style their own hair, using their own brush, in a special blow dry area.
Batteries awaiting recycling must be stored separately from other hazardous materials in a cool and dry area. CONTACT: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, PO Box 141870, Gainesville, FL 32614-1870/(352)376-5135; Real Goods, 555 Leslie Street, Ukiah, CA 95482-5576/(800)762-7325.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has implemented a project by International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Area (ICARDA) on