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niton:

see radonradon
, gaseous radioactive chemical element; symbol Rn; at. no. 86; mass no. of most stable isotope 222; m.p. about −71°C;; b.p. −61.8°C;; density 9.73 grams per liter at STP; valence usually 0. Radon is colorless and the most dense gas known.
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It was good to know so many restaurants on the island welcome customers with a dog, the charming Buddle Inn at Niton, being one.
On the way back to Niton we popped into the White Mouse Inn, with free indoor and outdoor play facilities for kids that pubs on the mainland would be charging an arm and a leg for.
Niton proved just the ticket - a complex of farm buildings converted with flair into holiday cottages in an idyllic southern corner of the island.
In summary, the results to date using the Niton are:
With the introduction of the Niton FXL field X-ray lab, we offer a range of products, both field-mobile and handheld, geared toward helping importers, brand owners and retailers implement a standardized inspection protocol for incoming shipments to verify compliance at all stages of the supply chain," says Marc Tremblay, vice president/general manager for Thermo Scientific Niton Analyzers.
When joined with advanced Thermo Scientific Niton analyzer proprietary electronics, new levels of analytical capabilities are realized.
John Jordan-Cascade, the alliance's communications manager, held the end of the gun-shaped Niton Analyzer against different parts of her items for about 20 seconds to get readings on nine different toxins, including lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic.
The NITON XL3 Series incorporates 80 MHz real-time digital signal processing and dual state-of-the-art embedded processors for computation, data storage, communication and other functions.
a leading manufacturer of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) alloy analysis instrumentation, has launched the Thermo Scientific Niton XL3 Series.
It became the world's largest supplier of laboratory equipment through the acquisition of Kendro Laboratory Products (see IBO 1/31/05, 5/15/05), while its acquisition of Niton (see IBO 3/31/05) made it the leader in handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF), the fastest growing segment of the XRF market (see page 8).
Although it's August before the armada of yachts gathers in Cowes Week, many surfers are impressed enough by beaches like Freshwater Bay, Compton Bay and Niton to skip their annual pilgrimage to Cornwall and Devon.