iceball


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iceball

(ˈaɪsˌbɔːl)
n
a ball of ice or snow
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Millions of years ago there was 16 times as much CO2 in the atmosphere than there is now and the Earth was an iceball. The world gets hotter before any increase in the amount of CO2 in the air.
Spurred along by the voice director Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, the four women battle Evil Horde forces and play a spirited game of iceball, all capped off by a hearty "For the Honour of Grayskull!" from Carrero.
Prostate gland lengths and iceball dimensions predict micturition functional outcome following salvage prostate cryotherapy in men with radiation recurrent prostate cancer.
Some say the planet was more like an iceball at the beginning while others have posited the idea of an inhospitable world witnessing extremely hot times or periods during which temperatures went way beyond modern-day Earthlings could take.
The resulting iceball had a uniform ice sheet, broken by a trench around the equator where the ice sometimes sublimated into a gas.
CT images were acquired at the end of each phase of freezing cycle, in order to verify the formation of a homogeneous area of low density, owing to the iceball, which encompassed the tumor all around.
Advantages of cryoablation include the large ablation zone potential using multiple probes and ease of visualizing the "iceball" with CT guidance.
"One of the collectors was hit in the face by an iceball.
This led to a New York Times editorial that noted, "[U]nless we want to add 10 more planets to the elementary-school curriculum, we would be wise to downgrade Pluto to the distant iceball it is." (6) Then, scientists found Sedna and Eris; the latter is larger than Pluto and has a moon of its own (pp.
Being able to take an iceball in the chops and still pull off a Telemark landing would really deserve style points.
Spurned Pluto is changing its looks, donning more rouge in its complexion and altering its iceball surface here and there.
Multiple cryoprobe needles filled with circulating liquid nitrogen transform the prostate into an iceball, resulting in substantial tissue destruction and death of benign and malignant cells.