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nonthermal

(ˌnɒnˈθɜːməl)
adj
(General Physics) not producing or involving thermal energy
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Adj.1.nonthermal - not involving heat; "nonthermal luminescence"
caloric, thermal, thermic - relating to or associated with heat; "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"
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Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a nonthermal tumor ablation technique and has been deemed safe and feasible in tumors which are adjacent to critical structures (2-4).
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Because HPP is a nonthermal preservation technology, chefs and food technologists are not burdened with working through the compromises/ adjustments often required when heat preservation methods are utilized.
High pressure carbon dioxide technology is a nonthermal alternative processing to improve the microbial safety of the product while preserving nutritional and sensorial characteristics.
For comparison purpose, six nonthermal samples of different types were also collected from nearby the geothermal fields, including four shallow groundwater samples, one rainwater sample, and one seawater sample from the South China Sea.
Among the nonthermal preservation technologies such as atmospheric cold plasma [7], high hydrostatic pressure [8], UV-C radiation [9], and ultrasound (US) [10] can be efficiently applied in the decontamination process with high potential to maintain food quality.
In addition, this article can be also associated with the nonthermal phase transition of hadronic matter associated with quark-gluon plasma.