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exhaust gas

[ig′zȯst ‚gas]
(mechanical engineering)
Spent gas leaving an internal combustion engine or gas turbine.
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A review of previous research confirmed that BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes -- which try to stop tumours growing -- can be 'silenced' by exposures to dioxins and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - both found in exhaust fumes. BRCA2 gets rapidly degraded in the presence of aldehydes - also components of exhaust fumes.
Caption: American researchers have developed a new catalyst for exhaust fumes that can operate effectively at the cooler+ temperatures of efficient modern engines
When this happens, more exhaust fumes are released.
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Exhaust fumes from a generator, whose improvised exhaust and silencer system had become detached, spread into the cabin where Kelly Webster, 36, and daughter Lauren Thornton, on a boating holiday from Leyland in Lancashire, were asleep on April 1.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom, August 31, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Trucks Direct UK Ltd, one of the UK's largest suppliers of quality used forklift trucks for sale and hire, urges those who use and maintain forklifts to take action following the World Health Organisation's classification of diesel exhaust fumes as carcinogenic.
Diesel engine exhaust fumes cause cancer in humans and belong in the same potentially deadly category as asbestos, arsenic and mustard gas, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said on Tuesday.
He works on them most evenings and weekends, revving them up outside my window and creating exhaust fumes above and beyond the norm.
Free-range hens, which lay their eggs in the wild, are prone to rodents, toxic exhaust fumes, pesticides and crop sprays - and the overall cost for the producers is prohibitive.
Completely AC-powered, the GTX/GEX counterbalanced 16/18/20S forklift offers power comparable to an internal combustion vehicle but without exhaust fumes. Features include fast acceleration, gradeability, responsive speed, dual-power reversing drives, wet disc brakes and solid pneumatic tires.