surface wash

surface wash

[′sər·fəs ‚wäsh]
(geology)
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The skin surface wash was performed using two successive refluxing washes of deionized water.
* Heavy-duty, fully welded stainless steel, angles surface wash down frame (IP-65)
"That's good for the butler's booty!" Ely's next move was a surface wash.
Intersan manufacturers a wide range of solutions from anti microbial solid surface wash fountains to stainless steel lavatories that are designed withstand the rigors of time.
"Titan's atmospheric chemistry is cranking out organic compounds that rain down on the surface so fast that even as streams of liquid methane and ethane at the surface wash the organics off, the ice gets quickly covered again," said Roger Clark, a Cassini team scientist.
This study investigates differences in filter effluent water quality and media cleanliness between sand filters employing air scour and those employing surface wash. The Greater Cincinnati Water Works replaced the sand media and underdrain systems of four test filters and operated the filters continuously for 12 months.
All of the surface wash treatments reduced the discoloration due to molds, including the water wash (Fig.
Since the maximum conductivity measured during early summer rainfall events was more than 21 000 [micro] S cm-1, this relationship indicates that concentrations of Na+ in the surface wash at that time were 4600 mg 1-1.
In plants that use a surface wash, it is common to backwash at a low rate to allow the surface wash to scrub the top of the filter.
The filters lack air scour or surface wash capability.

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