Gas trap

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a drain trap; a sewer trap. See 4th Trap, 5.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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* A more serious issue would be a gas trap where the flow fronts collapse with no opportunity to vent to the atmosphere, often due to "race tracking" of the melt front (see, for example, Figure 2).
Venting ribs, details, knit lines, and the parting line at any point where there is a gas trap is critical.
The gas trap will activate when an enemy gets close to it.
A greenhouse gas traps heat and radiation resulting in an increase in our earth's temperature.
"However, if gas traps are located too close to a given volcano, they run the risk of helium being heavily diluted by volcanic gases such as carbon dioxide, just as we see in thermal springs from the region.
The gas traps heat in Earth's atmosphere, warming it up.
The new data has highlighted a number of conventional oil and gas traps plus the potential for large volumes of basin centred gas in the block.
Rubbish, he points out, is a big contributor to methane gas emissions, and methane gas traps heat in the atmosphere, warming the earth's surface.
The 1992 Rio Summit opened the world's eyes and ears to a growing concern about global climate change, which occurs when carbon dioxide gas traps heat in the atmosphere and raises temperatures worldwide.