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heavy

(Burdened), adjective benumbing, careworn, clumsy, dejected, depressed with sorrow, dull, dulled, gloomy, languid, leaden, serious, sluggish, somber, stolid, tempestuous, tiresome, torpid, violent, weary
Associated concepts: heavy burden to fulfill in order to prove a case

heavy

(Important), adjective commanding, eventful, immense, noteworthy, overwhelming, prominent, solemn, vast

heavy

(Onerous), adjective afflictive, burdensome, consequential, critical, cumbersome, difficult, excessive, grave, grievous, hard, imposing, intense, intolerable, notable, oppressive, striking, severe, substantial, trying, unbearable, unpleasant, unwieldy, wearying

heavy

(Ponderous), adjective careful, deliberate, profound, serious, weighty
See also: grave, intense, onerous, oppressive, pedestrian, ponderous, profound, solemn, torpid
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During the study, the team created a water-stable MOF polymer composite with cheap, environmentally and biologically friendly materials and tested its ability to remove heavy metals from water.
The heavy metals Cu and Zn were determined in these samples with Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Perkin-Elmer Model No.
The accumulation and biomagnifications of toxic heavy metals throughout the sea food chain could threat human health as final consumer.
The result is expected as the liver has higher tendency for heavy metal bioaccumulation due to the presence of metallothioneins binding proteins and free protein-thiol group content that forms strong fixation with heavy metals, [7].
Heavy metals in the soil are the main source of wheat HMs (Wu et al.
Rex Murray, research leader at NCAUR's Bio-Oils Research Unit, and his colleagues have created a chemical process to modify vegetable oils into "functionalized" vegetable oils that effectively separate heavy metal ions from water.
By the increased awareness about heavy metals toxicity, there are various techniques being employed to remove them or to make them somewhat less toxic.
Isolated bacterial colonies that grew initially on the nutrient agar supplemented with the heavy metals cadmium, lead, and nickel were exposed to increasing heavy metals concentrations (50, 150, 300, 450, 600, 750, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100 pg/ml).
The data for four heavy metals found in sewage-irrigated soils are presented in Table 1, and the data for four heavy metals found in clean-water-irrigated soils are shown in Table 2.
2006-2010: chelation with oral DMSA, all heavy metals in low end of challenged reference range in late 2010;
To study the effect of heavy metals on ALP, various concentrations of chosen heavy metals were added to the buffer containing pNPP, prior to the addition of the enzyme.
Heavy metals are stable chemical elements that do not go through thermal or chemical depreciation, but can migrate in food products according to their molecular system within the vegetal tissue.