neutral atmosphere

neutral atmosphere

[′nü·trəl ′at·mə‚sfir]
(engineering)
An atmosphere which neither oxidizes nor reduces immersed materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pakistan and India claim to want peace in the region but they must walk the talk.The world powers should encourage both countries to accept the suggested strategy according to the UN resolution and demilitarized both sides of the Jammu and Kashmir, create a neutral atmosphere and allow the people to make a majority decision about their destiny.
He has to ensure a neutral atmosphere to let the economy function just as he introduced the concept of neutral umpires in his cricketing days.
"This study reveals complex interconnections between the Sun, Moon, and Earth's neutral atmosphere and ionosphere and demonstrates persistent coupling processes between different components of the Earth's atmosphere, a topic of significant community interest," the researchers wrote.
This trend is called the seasonal anomaly, and occurs as a result of the seasonal changes in the neutral atmosphere. Specifically, the summer-to-winter neutral circulation results in an increase in the O/N2 ratio in the winter hemisphere and a decrease in the summer hemisphere.
The source added that choosing Salalah, in the southern part of Oman, for the meeting, came to create a neutral atmosphere for all the Libyan parties.
The images of the projection at a 15 cm distance, show a dense coating and with more agglomerated and well melted particles, using a fuel atmosphere; this may be right, while for the neutral atmosphere, although it shows a good layer density, is observed the presence of pores and semi-molten particles, besides a cracking between the splats.
Atmosphere--Oxidation, Neutral, Reduction: A glaze can be fired in an oxidation atmosphere (more air than fuel present in combustion), a neutral atmosphere (equal amounts of air and fuel), or a reduction atmosphere (more fuel than air present in combustion).
The ring rain's effect occurs in Saturn's ionosphere (Earth has a similar ionosphere), where charged particles are produced when the otherwise neutral atmosphere is exposed to a flow of energetic particles or solar radiation.
He limits the discussion to the unguided propagation of microwaves in the neutral atmosphere, particularly for the purpose of characterizing and modeling atmospheric constituents, or remote sensing.
The bonded, sand specimens were heated in a muffle furnace using a neutral atmosphere consisting of a 7 to 1 ratio of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.