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noxious

adj. harmful to health, often referring to nuisances.

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Because children typically breathe faster than adults do, they're exposed to more of the noxious gases and particles.
Unlike fossil fuel plants, nuclear power plants release no noxious gases or other pollutants into the environment.
As poisonous emissions from gasoline, like carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, pass through the honeycomb, platinum triggers (or catalyzes) a chemical reaction that transforms the fumes into less noxious gases like carbon dioxide and nitrogen.
In response, MRC says that the landfill will use natural and synthetic liners, water sensors, and other technology to prevent waste waters and noxious gases from leaching into the park.
It also involved installing six-ft diameter piping to channel fumes from the belt press to the pack tower scrubbers, which replaced much smaller ones, and the addition of coal ash, an absorbent carbon product, to the sawdust mixture to assist in dealing with noxious gases. But the major change in the $1.4 million renovation, according to project director Tim Muirhead, was to construct two new pack tower scrubbers that have a gas absorbent capacity of 72,000 cfm as opposed to the former installation that had a capacity of only 13,500 cfm.
And those same people who can't get to work on time are stuck in cars belching noxious gases that are poisoning our air.
"It may perform in the workplace," she said, "but could have a negative manufacturing process." Therefore, the architects looked closely at the factories to ensure the product did not produce noxious gases while being made and that the factories themselves were sensitive to environmental concerns.
They produce no noxious gases during the mixing or coremaking operation, and only minimum volatile emissions during pouring, cooling and shakeout.
Great catch If leaves are allowed to fall into the pond, they will rot and noxious gases will be released together with nitrates that encourage algae.
Let's have a future where children find it hard to believe that there had once been noxious gases spewing out of a car's exhaust or a fear of the all life forms ending.
The production of noxious gases and accumulation of solids in the pen are due to inadequate microbial decomposition of manure (Davis et al., 200s).
Venus has a surface temperature of over 450 degree Celsius, far hotter than a normal kitchen oven, and an extremely dense, choking mixture of noxious gases for an atmosphere.