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plume

1. Biology any feathery part, such as the structure on certain fruits and seeds that aids dispersal by wind
2. Geology a rising column of hot, low viscosity material within the earth's mantle, which is believed to be responsible for linear oceanic island chains and flood basalts

plume

[plüm]
(analytical chemistry)

plume

Wood veneer having a large featherlike figure, usually cut from a crotch.
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The image also captured grains of water-ice in the plume which happened at a place on the comet with a 10 meter-high wall around a circular dip in the surface.
Moreover, in additional meetings with the Department of Defense, Schumer also urged Defense Secretary Mattis to ensure that the Navy will continue to provide the local community with the financial and technical assistance it needs to clean up the plume.
The paper detailing new Hubble Space Telescope findings, published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, reports on observations of Europa from 2016 in which a probable plume of material was seen erupting from the moon's surface at the same location where Hubble saw evidence of a plume in 2014.
Many macroscopic properties as well as internal geometry and rate of injection have already been characterized experimentally for Spray G, including evidence of plume interaction and collapse [3,6,7,10].
We will be extracting ground water from the Plume Core Toe that contains contaminates then treating the water out of the ground," said Tony Howes, UDEQ project manager.
Surgical plume is 95 per cent water or steam and five per cent particular material.
Surgical plume has been shown to cause an inflammatory response or specifically acute and chronic alveolar congestion, interstitial pneumonia and bronchiolitis in the lungs of rats (Barrett & Garber, 2004).
Shelling out about $200,000 for a corner storefront, the couple moved from Denver to Silver Plume in 2013.
For the facilities that do see it as a problem and work to fix it, leaders are met with a menu of solutions, like plume capture devices and evacuators, she said.
The responses were the following: ignoring the plume (normal swimming or no response) (Fig.
13 ( ANI ): Researchers have found evidence of water vapor erupting from the frigid surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, in one or more localized plumes near its south pole.