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get the vapors

old fashioned Typically of a woman, to be about to faint or feel as though one might. My goodness, with all this excitement, I do feel as though I am getting the vapors!
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The report briefs readers about advancements made in vapour and steam turbines.
The report studies the demand for vapour and steam turbines across 50 countries, including Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, and Indonesia.
The equipment is typically accurate in the parts per million range, parts per billion can be achieved for some materials and vapours, and can optionally measure permeability not only for water vapour but also for CO2, hydrocarbons, oxygen and virtually any other gas or vapour.
This study was carried out to investigate the relationship of MC with ethanol concentration retention angle vapour velocity temperature of the condensate and the heat transfer co- efficient.
The present work was focused on determination of vapour side heat transfer co-efficient and retention angles on finned tube.
The captured vapour is then pushed back into the underground tank.
Petrol road tankers are compliant too, taking up the vapour from underground storage tanks as it fills with petrol.