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Complemental air


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Complemental air (Physiol) the air (averaging 100 cubic inches) which can be drawn into the lungs in addition to the tidal air, by the deepest possible inspiration.
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In literature:

This extra amount is called complemental air.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
There is the introduction of gas with its necessary complement of air.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
The above are named: (1) The tidal air; (2) complemental air; (3) supplemental air; (4) residual air.
"Voice Production in Singing and Speaking" by Wesley Mills

In news:

Go for gray blazers, snug ribbed knits, roomy trousers, and detailed coats, all beautifully complemented by cheeks and lips pinked by the autumn air.
Shown with the impact is the perfect complement to any air tool, an 11-piece metric deep impact socket set.

In science:

Air shower detectors will complement such studies by mapping the extended emission from the whole Galaxy. 3) Multi-TeV Energy Domain: searching for Cosmic Ray PeVatrons: Most of the galactic sources detected so far by Cherenkov telescopes do not show evidence for a high energy cutoff in their spectra [130].
Gamma Ray Astronomy and the Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays
Each of the IceCube strings is also complemented on the surface by two Cherenkov tanks filled with frozen water and overlooked by two OMs, forming a 1 km2 air shower array named IceTop 9 .
High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy: Status and prospects for cosmic-ray physics
The deep array is complemented by IceTop, a surface air shower detector consisting of a set of 160 frozen water tanks.
In Search for Extraterrestrial High Energy Neutrinos
Air shower measurements generally include particle measurements at ground and are sometimes complemented by detection of Cherenkov- and fluorescence light19 .
Cosmic Rays in the Energy Range of the Knee - Recent Results from KASCADE --