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the length of time a substance remains in the adsorbed, suspended, or dissolved state.
the length of time radioactive material, as gas or particles, remains in the atmosphere after detonation of a nuclear device.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The shorter the
, the higher the reactor temperature must be.
is the amount of time the fuel mixture remains in the combustion chamber.
is a key parameter affecting the degree to which decontamination is achievable.
The timing of reservoir releases changes the
of water in the reservoir and the pattern of downstream flows.
of an entrained flow gasifier is on the order of seconds or tens of seconds.
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