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fumes

[fyümz]
(chemistry)
Particulate matter consisting of the solid particles generated by condensation from the gaseous state, generally after volatilization from melted substances, and often accompanied by a chemical reaction, such as oxidation.
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The research group is also accused of subjecting human volunteers to fumes in tests in Germany between 2013 and 2014.
Many lives are cut short and long-term health care for many are attributed to traffic fumes.
This method is typically used in applications such as integral extraction of GMA welding fumes extensively at their source [5].
It is common knowledge that the less exhaust fumes your car produces the better.
DandL, which manufactures food and plastic inputs, told the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday that fumes have fully dissipated and the odor has subsided dramatically in the surrounding areas.
Researchers from the University of Southampton took eight chemicals found in the odour of oilseed rape flowers and mixed them both with clean air, which had no impact on the scent, and air containing diesel fumes.
These conditions make the air in a naked mole-rat nest very acidic, which would normally trigger pain pathways that are activated by acidic fumes.
The researchers placed naked mole-rats in a system of cages in which some areas contained air with acidic fumes.
The WHO now ranks diesel fumes alongside cigarette smoking, asbestos and ultraviolet radiation, which are known to be cancer-causing, and worse than second hand cigarette smoke.
The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small, but since so many people breathe in the fumes in some way, the science panel said raising the status of diesel exhaust to carcinogen from "probable carcinogen" was an important shift.
Salih Al Junaibi, Deputy Director of Khalifa Hospital, said the workers were brought to the hospital in very critical conditions, as they had third degree burns inside due to inhaling fumes from the strong chemical which they used to clean the ship.
Diesel smoke/ fumes is more dangerous to people suffering from asthma or other breathing problems, says a Pak-EPA report.