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  • artillery
  • Although there have been occasional exchanges of gunfire ever since a two-year border war ended with a peace deal in 2000, these are the first involved heavy artillery and masses of troops. (generationaldynamics.com)
  • Traditional examples from the mid-19th century through the early 20th included steelmaking, artillery production, locomotive erection, machine tool building, and the heavier types of mining. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the Soviet Union's manic industrialization in the 1930s, with heavy industry as the favored emphasis, sought to bring its ability to produce trucks, tanks, artillery, aircraft, and warships up to a level that would make the country a great power. (wikipedia.org)
  • 21st century
  • Large systems are often characteristic of heavy industry such as the construction of skyscrapers and large dams during the post-World War II era, and the manufacture/deployment of large rockets and giant wind turbines through the 21st century. (wikipedia.org)
  • country's
  • Since they were the country's largest firms, they were best positioned to undertake the massive capital investment necessary to establish a heavy industrial sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Willebrand
  • You'll also be asked about your family history to rule out inherited conditions that may be causing your heavy bleeding, such as Von Willebrand disease , which runs in families and affects blood clotting. (www.nhs.uk)
  • atoms
  • A molecule of heavy water has two deuterium atoms in place of the two protium atoms of ordinary "light" water. (wikipedia.org)
  • The weight of a heavy water molecule, however, is not substantially different from that of a normal water molecule, because about 89% of the molecular weight of water comes from the single oxygen atom rather than the two hydrogen atoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, the heavy water used in CANDU reactors is 99.75% enriched by hydrogen atom-fraction-meaning that 99.75% of the hydrogen atoms are of the heavy type. (wikipedia.org)
  • For comparison, ordinary water (the "ordinary water" used for a deuterium standard) contains only about 156 deuterium atoms per million hydrogen atoms, meaning that 0.0156% of the hydrogen atoms are of the heavy type. (wikipedia.org)
  • USC Cinema/TV Heavy water is composed of one or two tritium atoms and one oxygen atom. (bio.net)
  • psychedelic rock
  • With roots in blues rock , psychedelic rock , and acid rock , the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion , extended guitar solos , emphatic beats, and overall loudness. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • Since then, heavy water has been an essential component in some types of reactors, both those that generate power and those designed to produce isotopes for nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • truck
  • For example, the zoning restrictions for landfills usually take into account the heavy truck traffic that will exert expensive wear on the roads leading to the landfill. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Because of those factors, heavy industry involves higher capital intensity than light industry does, and it is also often more heavily cyclical in investment and employment. (wikipedia.org)
  • machine
  • Ames, Elder, Leonard, and Tracker followed, with Parker and me bringing up the heavy machine gun at the rear. (newyorker.com)
  • late
  • With the discovery of nuclear fission in late 1938, and the need for a neutron moderator that captured few neutrons, heavy water became a component of early nuclear energy research. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the late 19th century through the mid-20th, as the chemical industry and electrical industry developed, they involved components of both heavy industry and light industry, which was soon also true for the automotive industry and the aircraft industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning in the late 1970s, bands in the new wave of British heavy metal such as Iron Maiden and Saxon followed in a similar vein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Starting in the late 1980s, SHI produced forklifts and heavy equipment (mainly excavators) at Changwon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heavy metal is a genre which originated from the blues-rock and psychedelia of the late 1960's . (everything2.com)
  • late .Heavy metal Blues-rock. (scribd.com)
  • find
  • Your GP may suggest a physical examination to try to find the cause of your heavy bleeding. (www.nhs.uk)
  • death
  • 50%) in higher organisms is replaced by heavy water, the result is cell dysfunction and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although some had speculated that his weight or pneumonia played a role in Heavy D's sudden death Nov. 8, the autopsy report released Tuesday revealed that he suffered from deep leg thrombosis that caused a pulmonary embolism. (latimes.com)
  • products
  • Since then, it has put efforts in the introduction of new technologies and development of products, while expanding the business area into heavy equipment and construction. (wikipedia.org)
  • water
  • Heavy water is not radioactive . (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, the various differences in deuterium-containing water (especially affecting the biological properties) are larger than in any other commonly occurring isotope-substituted compound because deuterium is unique among heavy stable isotopes in being twice as heavy as the lightest isotope. (wikipedia.org)
  • These heavy water reactors have the advantage of being able to run on natural uranium without using graphite moderators that pose radiological and dust explosion hazards in the decommissioning phase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Significant concentrations of any of the heavy metals can be irritating or damaging to the body and can contaminate soil, air, food, and water, persisting indefinitely in the environment. (labtestsonline.org)
  • Call the tritium by a 'T', then heavy water would be HTO or TTO. (bio.net)
  • Your idea is interesting, I don't think that one could kill somebody by poisoning them with heavy water. (bio.net)
  • Although I have not done the calculation, I guess that the best that a playwright could do is to have them continuously consume only heavy water for 70 years and hope that they will die of cancer earlier than the actuary tables predict. (bio.net)
  • Industry
  • Transportation and construction along with their upstream manufacturing supply businesses have been the bulk of heavy industry throughout the industrial age, along with some capital-intensive manufacturing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern shipbuilding (since steel replaced wood) is considered heavy industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many East Asian countries rely on heavy industry as key parts of their overall economies. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the country lacked any sort of heavy industry, and was dependent upon the United States for many raw materials and capital goods during the early years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indeed, the chaebol were the key actors in this new economic initiative, which Park dubbed the "Heavy/Chemical Industry Drive. (wikipedia.org)
  • tests
  • A heavy metals panel is a group of tests that measures the quantity of specific potentially toxic metals in the blood, urine or, more rarely, in the hair or other body tissue or fluid. (labtestsonline.org)
  • A laboratory may offer several different groupings of heavy metals panels as well as tests for individual metals. (labtestsonline.org)
  • Name
  • An umlaut over a letter in the name of a heavy metal band (as in " Motörhead ", " Queensrÿche " and " Mötley Crüe "), added gratuitously for mere stylistic effect. (wiktionary.org)
  • element
  • The electric guitar and the sonic power that it projects through amplification has historically been the key element in heavy metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • considerably lower abundances of the heavy element s-by amounts ranging from a factor of 5 or 10 up to a factor of several hundred. (britannica.com)
  • blood
  • Rapper Heavy D died last month of a blood clot to the lung that was likely formed during a long flight home from London, where he performed a tribute to Michael Jackson, according to the coroner's chief of operations. (latimes.com)
  • feature
  • Heavy Metal:FAKK2, a $15 million dollar R-Rated animated feature film is based on the graphic novel entitled "The Melting Pot" and characters created and designed by Kevin Eastman ( Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ), Eric Talbot, and Simon Bisley (Lobo, Batman , Judge Dredd , Slaine). (everything2.com)