Noun(1) a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant
Adjective(1) composed of distinct particles
(1) Bio-diesel fuelled engines, like their regular fuel counterparts, still emit carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide and particulate matter.(2) A pond has far more organic particulate matter (small separate particles) than a chemically maintained swimming pool.(3) We cannot attribute the observed adverse effects to any single pollutant, although particulate pollution may be a strong candidate.(4) According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, particulate air pollution kills more than 5,000 people a year in that state.(5) We also identified sites with higher levels of particulate pollution than did previous studies, the purpose of which was to maximize the effect of the exposure.(6) During the early 1980s the primary sources of Arctic particulate pollution are believed to have been from Russia and Europe.(7) The majority of bivalves feed by removing particulate organic matter from water that is circulated through the gills by cilliary activity.(8) Despite these differences, it appears that asthma disease is exacerbated by particulate pollution in Anchorage, as it is in other cities in which it has been studied.(9) This ratio is driven by the settling rate and the nature of organic matter and particulate iron, as well as the supply of oxygen, nitrate, and sulfate to the sediment.(10) Healthy human volunteers experienced artery vasoconstriction when they breathed fine particulate air pollution and ozone.(11) Moreover, the use of fossil fuels puts our own health at risk through the chemical and particulate pollution it creates.(12) But there's another major contributor to small particulate pollution that most of us don't know about: those increased levels of wood smoke in winter.(13) City traffic is a significant source of pollutants such as sulphur dioxide, particulate matter, benzene, and carbon monoxide.(14) This particulate pollution has been implicated in rising rates of asthma, now the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States.(15) The sulfur dioxide and other particulate emissions coupled with gasoline are not found in ethanol, making the alcohol fuel a much cleaner burning alternative.(16) particulate matter
(1) particulate matter :: fyn deeltjies
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