dye marker

dye marker

A substance which, when placed in water, spreads out and colors the water immediately surrounding it, making any spots readily visible from the air. Dye markers are used in air-sea rescue operations.
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Crnolatac et al., "Evans blue as a selective dye marker for white-light diagnosis of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: An in vitro study," BJU International, vol.
Other weapons used by Indian police and troops include dye marker grenade with irritant which causes sensory trouble to the target once fired.
Other less-lethal weapons used include 'dye marker grenade with irritant' which causes sensory trouble to the target once fired.
obesi were transferred to un- dyed attractive bait, more than 90% termites which had 0.25% and 0.125% concentration of Nile blue, retained dye marker in their bodies up to 25 days, and for 15 days after having 0.50% concentration of Nile blue.
Bromophenol blue (BPB) is regularly used as a dye marker to find out an ion front in the electrophoretic techniques.
Day 1 "We're going to die," shouts Mac, After reason fails, Louie silences Mac with a backhand to the face, Inventory is taken, Only nine items: a flare gun with only a handful flares, a signaling mirror, a dye marker, a fishing kit, two air pumps in canvas cases, a patching kit, a pair of pliers, eight half-pints of water, and six thick, high calorie, melt-resistant, bitter chocolate Hershey bars.
Actually, it was mostly dye marker from life vests that had spread through the snow, creating a huge red circle around the aircraft that gave the appearance of a massacre.
He told Nurse Lindbeck that he had robbed a bank and that he had been burned when "the money exploded." (Presumably he had been burned by an explosive dye marker which banks place in bags with large sums of cash).
The sea dye marker is no longer required and has been removed from the AEL.
There should be concentrated food bars, water, fishing stuff, shark repellent, sea dye marker, emergency flares and all sorts of stuff necessary to make this a pleasant stay.
Charge Composition explorer monitored the results from closer to earth Numerous ground-based observers in New Mexico, Arizona, Massachusetts, Alaska, Hawaii, Argentina and other locales, as well as aboard two aircraft flying over the Pacific, stood by with telescopes and other instruments to photograph the effects of the invisible tail on AMPTE's visible cloud, which was essentially serving as a tracer, like a dye marker in a stream.