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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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These instruments perform well, but most use mercury to maintain the airtight seal necessary in the air chamber below the sand sample.
In the center of the north side, the air chamber sits half outside, half inside the building.
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THE Welsh assembly is determined to build a hot air chamber in Cardiff Bay to satisfy its huge egos (apart from the Tories, who oppose this folly).
When this valve closes, the momentum of the water overcomes the pressure on the other valve, opens it, and throws a quantity of water into the globular air chamber by the expansive force of the air in which the upward stream from the nozzle is maintained.
Regulated increased airflow into the air chamber for quiet operation and more power on demand.
The air chamber is regulated by an advanced micro-processor controlled pump which is lightweight and compact.
Fluidized bed oscillators are oscillators containing screen or perforated decks and a lower air chamber.
With the o-ring in place and the chambers separated, the quad core design prevents water contamination in the air chamber as well as any other type of cross contamination.
During dynamic compaction, the flask and air chamber have to be sealed to ensure effective application of the air pressure.
DALLAS -- Air Chamber USA has reported that sales of its "no touch" auto storage system are climbing as Americans begin to prepare their collector cars for winter storage.
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