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(Physiol.) the air which in addition to the residual air remains in the lungs after ordinary expiration, but which, unlike the residual air, can be expelled; reserve air.

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Hillwood Airways, a Perot company, has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the nation's newest Part 121 Supplemental Air Carrier, which authorizes the company to market and provide passenger and cargo charter air transportation services worldwide, the company said.
Operation has been on a seasonal basis to offset baseline heating and cooling loads with the supplemental air system meeting peak demands.
Because we're talking about wine, companies need supplemental air conditioning sometimes, or dedicated servers to keep the room at a certain temperature.
Pathfinder's list of standard safety features and equipment includes Nissan's Advanced Air Bag System (BS), featuring dualstage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and a front occupant classification sensor, supplemental front seatmounted sideimpact air bags, and roofmounted supplemental curtain air bags for improved side impact and rollover head protection for outboard occupants in all three rows.
It features the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt sensors and occupant classification sensor, front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags, roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags for front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection, 3-point ALR/ELR seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, child seat upper tether anchor, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system, child safety rear door locks, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System.
The 2013 Nissan Altima comes equipped with a variety of standard safety features, including the Advanced Air Bag System, driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags, roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags, Vehicle Dynamic Control, 3-point ALR/ELR seat belt system, Isofix child seat mountings, and zone body construction with front and rear crumple zones.
Armada's safety features includes Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and front occupant classification sensor; roof-mounted curtain supplemental air bags for side impact and rollover head protection for outboard positions in all three rows; front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags; and front seat Active Head Restraints.
During the '50s and '60s I operated a Link of my own, doing the training and proficiency checks for a group of three Supplemental Air Carriers flying the Pacific.
Standard roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front and rear seat occupant head protection on all models
Safety features found on the vehicle include a seat belt reminder system; standard Infiniti Advanced Air Bag System; dual-stage front supplemental air bags with passenger seat occupant classification system and seat belt sensor; and roof-mounted side-impact and rollover curtain air bag for enhanced outboard seat occupant head protection.
For example, one aircraft manufacturer's automatically regulated oxygen system meters supplemental air at the rate of 0.

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