death point


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death point

n.
An environmental limit, as of temperature or radiation, beyond which a specified life form cannot survive: the thermal death point of bacteria.
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Two interim reports by the UN commission investigating the death point the finger at senior Syrian and Lebanese intelligence officials.
That's a crucial and a genuinely life and death point that leads us to six.
Underscoring the importance of the intersection of therapeutic and social change, patients explained that the new therapy "meant living to many--not so much from a life or death point of view, but rather 'Master of My Fate Living.
procyonis eggs have a low thermal death point at [less than or equal to] 62[degrees]C, similar to that reported for other ascarids (5,9).
57kgs: Randa Emam (Zabeel Club) bt Basma Ahmad Eisa (Al Ahli) Randa Emam won on superiority decision from referees after being tied 2-2 and death point.
A few days earlier my son's condition became unstable and he reached the death point after eating the meat I purchased from the butcher's shop.
Foucault's choice of topic and his specific focus on the figure of Socrates and his death point in this direction.
Bagheri Motamed beat Brazil's Diogo Silva in the semi-finals 5-5 by superiority after defeating Afghanisan's Rohullah Nikpah 5-4 by sudden death point in quarter-finals.
This is the second time that the life of the Alliance's leader was put at death point.
A sudden death point saw higher handicapped Porritt serve, but Cope won to give Northfield a 5-4 victory.
To guide attempts at environmental decontamination as well as personal protection in the case of accidental or intentional contamination of drinking water supplies, we attempted to determine the thermal death point of B.