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abiotic

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 22 words.

Non-living chemical and physical matter (not biological). Abiotic components are parts of the environment; water, sunlight, oxygen, temperature, soil, and

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ablation

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 52 words.

The removal of material by *erosion, *evaporation, or *chemical reaction. For short-term protection against

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ablation cooling

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 96 words.

The cooling of a surface exposed to very high external gas temperature which causes the surface material to sublime, melt

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ablimaton

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 3 words.

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ablution fitting

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 12 words.

A large communal sanitary fitting used to perform ritual washing.

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Abney level

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 14 words.

A hand-held instrument to measure vertical angles. See also clinometer of action.

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About the role of TLR2 and TLR4 in cytokine secretion by murine macrophages in response to <i>Candida albicans</i>

Maria Luisa Gil and Daniel Gozalbo.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

February 2006; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 826 words.

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above grade

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 13 words.

A higher elevation than ground level. See also above ground level.

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above ground level

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 27 words.

1. The height above ground level.

2. Work undertaken on a building after the building has come out of the

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abradant

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 15 words.

The differently-sized grits of hard materials such as emery employed for grinding, polishing, etc.

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