oxidiser


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Noun1.oxidiser - a substance that oxidizes another substanceoxidiser - a substance that oxidizes another substance
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
hydrogen peroxide, peroxide - a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
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The second satellite - called EDRS-C - has now been fuelled with a propellant and an oxidiser.
Tenders are invited for oxidiser leak detection system
Satellites and space stations that remain in orbit for a considerable amount of time rely on the hypergolic, fuels that are so energetic they will immediately ignite in the presence of an oxidiser (since there is no oxygen to support combustion beyond the Earth's atmosphere).
This fuel can be used in all kinds of vehicles, but if we add in an oxidiser, it can be used for space shuttles."
As an illustration of how Opec seemingly gets that forces like climate change exist but doesn't seem to consider them as potentially disruptive, consider this clinical little gem from page 292 on current batteries' inherent disadvantage versus internal combustion engines: "The difference between batteries and fuel tanks will remain as long as batteries -- even solid-state batteries -- carry the oxidiser within the battery.
Mr McDonald explained: "Sulphur is a fuel which can be used in conjunction with an oxidiser such as potassium nitrate to produce a low explosive composition.
These laminar flames are usually characterised using a passive scalar mixture fraction (z), which measures the ratio between fuel and oxidiser. The values of mixture fraction are set to be 1 in the fuel and 0 in the oxidiser.
TSC residents use 'Aqueous Ozone' - a sustainable natural oxidiser that is up to 50 times more effective than common household bleach and leaves no harmful residue or vapour.
The Sustainable City (TSC) in Dubai, UAE has become the world's first development to introduce 'Aqueous Ozone' - a sustainable natural oxidiser that is up to 50 times more effective than common household bleach.
The Sustainable City (TSC) has introduced 'Aqueous Ozone' - a sustainable natural oxidiser that is up to 50 times more effective than common household bleach, the authority has said in a press statement.
As outlined above, in oxic/anoxic soil interfaces with a considerable C[H.sub.4] source strength, where the methane oxidiser community is dominated by low-affinity methanotrophs, significant increases in methanotrophic abundance and/or activity have been reported following biochar amendment (Feng et al.