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cold spot

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(Commerce) an area where house prices are stable and properties are slow to sell
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They dwelt in a cold spot and a dangerous one; for a mountain towered above their heads, so steep, that the stones would often rumble down its sides and startle them at midnight.
(This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter- giving their cottage all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco) They dwelt in a cold spot and a dangerous one; for a mountain towered above their heads, so steep, that the stones would often rumble down its sides and startle them at midnight.
The vast hot and cold spots measured by COBE, as well as other experiments that measure temperature fluctuations on an angular scale greater than 2 [degrees], may have special significance.
Because the hot and cold spots in the microwave background differ by only a few ten millionths of a kelvin, spurious fluctuations from the atmosphere and our galaxy can confound results, making it appear as if different parts of the sky are colder or hotter than they really are.
* Results and texture: cooking at a temperature controlled water bath ensures that the food (like steak) is never cooked past the desired temperature and constantly moving water helps to make sure that there are no hot or cold spots in your meal preparation which helps ensure desired meal outcomes.
Combined with all-around heating, this guarantees that there are no cold spots. The Avalanche is constructed with a tricot fleece lining, waterproof/breathable membrane, and outer nylon shell with leather palm.
He has been evolving, but he has never had a truly definitive art style until the crestor-owned 'Cold Spots.' This is a good thing because Torres' art for 'Cold Spots' is spectacular.
Bratton had a similar approach - "hotspots" and "cold spots" theory.
If you notice cold spots at the top of your radiators, switch them off and when cool, turn a radiator key in the valve at the top to let the air out."
The fans also reduce stagnant air, alleviate hot and cold spots, and keep perishable food dry and fresh.
The cameras show hot and cold spots at a glance and can accurately measure spot temperatures of hot and hard to reach surfaces.
The problem with microwave curing is hot spots and cold spots because of nonuniform microwave absorption.