(See CCS or CS)
A small freshwater mollusk that was accidentally introduced to North American waters via ballast water from a transoceanic vessel. The zebra mussel has had significant negative economic and ecological effects: It clogs water intake pipes and attaches to a ...
The angle between the zenith and a heavenly body.
Any soft, gentle breeze.
ZERNOCON. Old code name for charter parties relating to grain cargoes from Russian, Black sea and Azoff ports to UK. (Kerchove)
A discharge limit applied to manufacturing and commercial establishments in which only normal human sanitary wastewaters may be discharged to the municipal sewerage system. All other types of wastewater, such as that water used in manufacturing processes, ...
See electrokinetic potential.
An area within the interior space of a building, such as an individual room(s), to be cooled, heated, or ventilated. A zone has its own thermostat to control the flow of conditioned air into the space.
The combining of rooms in a structure according to similar heating and cooling patterns. Zoning requires using more than one thermostat to control heating, cooling, and ventilation equipment.
(See Z and GMT)
ZUMACA. Small sailing coaster from the River Plate estuary and the adjacent waters of Brazil. (Kerchove)