in mountain biking, a berm is a banked turn formed by soil, commonly dug from the track, being deposited on the outer rim of the turn. in coastal systems, a berm is a raised ridge of pebbles or sand found at high tide or storm tide marks on a beach. in snow removal, a berm or windrow refers to the linear accumulation of snow cast aside by a plow.
bs 4573 british standard specification for two-pin reversible plugs and shaver socket-outlets defines a plug for use with electric shavers, the pin dimensions are the same as those of the 5 a plug specified in the obsolete bs 372:1930 part 1 as shown in the table above . unlike the original, the plug has insulated sleeves on the pins. electric toothbrushes in the uk are normally supplied with .
portobello is a coastal suburb of edinburgh in eastern central scotland. it lies three miles 5 km to the east of the city centre, facing the firth of forth, between the suburbs of joppa and crentinny.although historically it was a town in its own right, it is officially a residential suburb of edinburgh.the promenade fronts onto a wide sandy beach.
porto santo island portuguese pronunciation: ˈpoɾtu ˈsɐ̃tu is a portuguese island 43 kilometres 27 mi northeast of madeira island in the north atlantic ocean; it is the northernmost and easternmost island of the archipelago of madeira, located in the atlantic ocean west of europe and africa.
a pothole is a depression in a road surface, usually asphalt pavement, where traffic has removed broken pieces of the pavement.it is usually the result of water in the underlying soil structure and traffic passing over the affected area. water first weakens the underlying soil; traffic then fatigues and breaks the poorly supported asphalt surface in the affected area.
secondary spill containment is the containment of hazardous liquids in order to prevent pollution of soil and water.common techniques include the use of spill berms to contain oil-filled equipment, fuel tanks, truck washing decks, or any other places or items that may leak hazardous liquids.
high-altitude pulmonary edema hape is a life-threatening form of non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema fluid accumulation in the lungs that occurs in otherwise healthy people at altitudes typically above 2,500 meters 8,200 ft . however, cases have also been reported between 1,500–2,500 metres or 4,900–8,200 feet in more vulnerable subjects.
bristle blasting is a mechanical abrasion cleaning process that is performed on metallic surfaces by a brush-like rotary power tool. the tool consists of sharpened, high-carbon steel wire bristle tips that are designed with a forward-angle bend, i.e., the shank of the wire is bent in the direction of tool rotation.
sodablasting is a mild form of abrasive blasting in which sodium bicarbonate particles are blasted against a surface using compressed air.it has a much milder abrasive effect than sandblasting. an early use was in the conservation-restoration of the statue of liberty in the 1980s.. sodablasting is a non-destructive method for many applications in cleaning, paint and varnish stripping .
bristle blasting is a mechanical abrasion cleaning process that is performed on metallic surfaces by a brush-like rotary power tool.the tool consists of sharpened, high-carbon steel wire bristle tips that are designed with a forward-angle bend, i.e., the shank of the wire is bent in the direction of tool rotation.
sandboxie is an open-source sandboxing program for microsoft windows. it was originally developed by ronen tzur and released as shareware before being acquired by invincea, who was subsequently acquired by sophos.sandboxie creates an isolated operating environment in which applications can be ran or installed without permanently modifying the local system.
a sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein bread serves as a container or wrapper for another food type. the sandwich began as a portable finger food in the western world, though over time it has become prevalent worldwide.the 3rd of november marks the national sandwich day.
the oldest known sundial is from egypt; it dates back to around 1500 bc 19th dynasty , and was discovered in the valley of the kings in 2013. sundials have their origin in shadow clocks, which were the first devices used for measuring the parts of a day. ancient egyptian obelisks, constructed about 3500 bc,.
the hesco mil is a modern gabion primarily used for flood control and military fortifications.it is made of a collapsible wire mesh container and heavy duty fabric liner, and used as a temporary to semi-permanent levee or blast wall against explosions or small-arms.it has seen considerable use in iraq and afghanistan.it was developed in the late 1980s by a british company of the same name.
sandy hill grew up in los gatos, california. her father ran a successful business that rented portable toilets to construction sites. she graduated from ucla before moving to new york for her first job, working as a buyer for the now defunct bonwit teller.
the anubis shrine was part of the grave goods of the ancient egyptian pharaoh tutankhamun 18th dynasty, new kingdom .his tomb was discovered almost intact on 4 november 1922 in the valley of the kings in west thebes by howard carter.today the object, with the find number 261, is an exhibit at the egyptian museum in cairo, with the inventory number je 61444.
the sandisk sansa is a line of 2- to 32-gigabyte flash memory-based portable media players produced by sandisk . current models sandisk clip jam. the clip jam was released in 2015, and is similar to the clip sport with a smaller screen. sandisk clip sport plus. sandisk clip sport plus was released in 2016, and is the first sandisk mp3 player with bluetooth and water resistance. unlike the clip .