pressure burst

pressure burst

[′presh·ər ‚bərst]
(mining engineering)
A rockburst produced under stresses exceeding the elastic strength of the rock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Royals turned up the heat at both ends of the floor and the pressure burst them through the Eagles ranks with 15 unanswered points.
The pressure burst the pipes and the gas spurted out, collecting mainly near the ceiling because it is lighter than air," a resident said.
The explanation given of the cause of the explosion which caused two deaths at the factory of BKL Alloys Ltd, of Kings Norton, which was given at the inquest yesterday in Birmingham, was that the temperature of air inside the drum on which the man was resting his welding apparatus rose until the pressure burst the drum along its seam.
Typically these may include microscopic hearing aid baffles, in-line gas/fluid flow regulators, micro-size laboratory tools, discs for in-line capacitive gas analysis, inline pressure burst discs, radial/linear encoder disks, drip regulators and individual stent parts.
While a water filled bore may be tolerable in some handguns, it will certainly produce a pressure burst in a long arm."
The released gases form a 30-sec transient pressure burst that can be analyzed using RGA gas analysis.
We'll see which team's pressure bursts the other's pipes Sunday night at Soldier Field.
''Pressure bursts pipes or makes diamonds,'' Jackson said.
Good opportunities are anticipated for water distribution in light of the increasing age of existing systems and frequent problems with infiltration, exfiltration and pressure bursts.
In carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness and smoke inhalation, the added oxygen returns the mix of blood gases to normal; whereas in an air or gas embolism the higher pressure bursts the bubble obstructing a blood vessel and normal blood flow is restored.
Data from the tool allows the Resist-Torr to look at degas conditions and wafer temperature, eliminate noise due to other pressure bursts, and relate wafer numbers and lot IDs to the data collected.