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trickling

[′trik·liŋ]
(computer science)
The temporary transfer of momentarily unneeded data from main storage to secondary storage devices.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If possible, remove the trickling filters for cleaning.
In the design of south Tehran sewerage treatment plant efforts have been made to design nitrifying trickling filter to the extent that oxygen transfer through the media be maximum Qiao, et al, [14], to control formation of biofilm patchiness by complete carbon removal through aeration tank, to provide ammonia to even out diurnal ammonia loads by returning supernatant from sludge storage Chang, at al, [4,6,7], and controlling the levels of nuisance organisms by the following processes:
Existing civil works in the form of the old trickling filters' superstructures were rejuvenated to house the new generation treatment process.
The outlet of the trickling filters will also be transferred into the inlet channels of the aeration tanks.
Aid was trickling in Thursday to Indonesia's Mentawai islands three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami devastated the area leaving over 300 dead, officials said.
"A little later the blood dried but it soon started trickling down from the hands and heart of another portrait."
The floor was covered with plain black carpet, four speakers were placed in the gallery's ceiling corners, and an antiquated but functioning flip-dot signboard was inset in the wall, an apparently random scattering of yellow dots slowly trickling down its surface.
It would still have been a very good article if you had used "sulfuric acid" instead of "odorless hydrogen sulfate" and admitted that the process still required a little alkali to neutralize this waste stream that is "carried away by water trickling over the foam."
The only thing that's actually trickling down--and will become a torrent in the future--is the pain of severe cuts in social services that working people and the poor rely on.
Third quarter earnings--which were trickling in as of last week--were mainly down.
At times, the river does not appear to be much more than a stream, often trickling along a concrete path.
But as the absentee votes began trickling in, the tide slowly but surely began to turn.