Vaporizing surface


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vaporizing surface (Steam Boilers) See Evaporating surface, under Evaporate v. t.
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In literature:

Its name signifies "birdless," indicating that its ascending vapors were fatal to all birds that attempted to fly above its surface.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
The vapor next the skin is thus allowed a freer access to the surface, and the loss of heat by evaporation of the sweat becomes greater.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The arrangement is such that the rising vapors can regularly and without obstruction traverse these materials of wide surface.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885" by Various
A hot vapor swept in waves above the surface of this heaving continent.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
From the surface of this stream thin smoky wreaths of vapor rise and are changed into crystals by the frosty air.
"Some Winter Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
A few clouds hung low near the surface of the sea and covered it with vapor.
"Great Sea Stories" by Various
There had been a fog during the night, and a portion of the vapor still hung over the surface of the water.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844" by Various
Just hold that mirror at the mouth, and see if there is any vapor gathering on the surface.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Already the sun's rays were drawing a rank, unwholesome vapor from the long-submerged surface.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
All known elements would be transformed into a vaporous condition if brought close to the sun's surface.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper

In news:

Two membrane holders are also supplied to provide a 4-fold difference in membrane surface area, the larger area being preferred for enhanced transmission of organic vapors and the smaller for dissolved gas measurement.
Frozen carbon dioxide could vaporize, allowing liquid water to flow on the Red Planet's surface.

In science:

At sufficiently low temperature, the deposited liquid alkane, which is at coexistence with its vapor, forms discrete droplets on the surface of the substrate.
Transition temperatures and contact angles in the sequential-wetting scenario of n-alkanes on (salt) water
Liquid-vapor and two-phase interfaces are represented by a material surface endowed with an energy relating to Laplace surface tension.
The d'Alembert-lagrange principle for gradient theories and boundary conditions
Since saturation vapor pressures depend exponentially on temperature, it seems easy to imagine that modest changes in surface temperature due to changes in the optical depth of the wind will drive large changes in ˙Md .
Possible Disintegrating Short-Period Super-Mercury Orbiting KIC 12557548
Yet if LIAD were to work well with Li adsorbed on stainless steel, or between co-adsorbed Li atoms on a surface, a Li vapor cell MOT would be practical.
Loading a vapor cell magneto-optic trap using light-induced atom desorption
The quantity c0 εAσ is the surface free energy cost of forming an Asized cluster. ∆µ is the difference of chemical potentials between the liquid and the vapor.
Compound nuclear decay and the liquid to vapor phase transition: a physical picture