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noxious

adj. harmful to health, often referring to nuisances.

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This is due to a certain reduction in general noxiousness of the wastewater (and thus in accrued charges) as a consequence of quarternary treatment.
However, when this gallotannin, a polymeric phenol, is attacked by tannase produced through enzymatic activity by native plants and rhizospheric microbes, toxic gallic acid is produced and released in the root zone, exacerbating the invasive Phragmites' noxiousness.
Besides, fuel consumption and noxiousness depends on engine working conditions (Kraujalis 2002; Air ...
It is not possible to erase the noxiousness of rogue states with rhetorical flourish.
This is the common opinion of the doctors, for by the mere fact that he is offering for sale a good with a hidden defect, the seller is obliged to prevent himself by virtue of his office that nobody suffers from its noxiousness. Otherwise, he seems to be the cause of the ensuing damage, like in the case of a wild horse, sheep suffering from a disease, or defective building materials.
But why did both Post and Pierson stipulate the noxiousness of foxes if Post was a sportsman in the English sense?
- Research on environmental damage caused by chemical ordinance dumped at sea: pilot project to assess the noxiousness of ordnance at sea, to identify the quantities/types of ordnance and the best available technologies for cleaning the sea bottom.
Under this aspect, intravenous infusions are also contraindicated in the case of humid MD because of the obvious risk of its noxiousness.
We develop a model and provide empirical evidence that links the noxiousness of pollutants, the degree of exposure of the population to pollutants, and the physical form of pollutants to the relationship between pollutants and income.
The effect is amusing and distinctly repellent--and, despite its noxiousness, irresistibly watchable.
Mark Findlay, Deputy Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Sidney, notes that crime relationships can no longer be analyzed as isolated from the process of economic globalization, but as another essential market force.(24) Indeed, criminal organizations conduct their activities in a similar manner to a legitimate enterprise and in a similar way they restructure in response to changes in world markets and its regulations.(25) However, crime organizations have to be distinguished from other market forces, not because of their inherent corruption and violence,(26) but for the intrinsic noxiousness of the goods they deliver.