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Car

A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., "a car of bellies." Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.

Car

1. Informal; a loose term for the number of commodities underlying a single contract. The amount varies by commodity.

2. See: CARS.
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A metodologia empregada para obter a quantificacao dos materiais carbonosos presentes no po de balao abrange: l) caracterizar quimica e granulometrica as amostras de po de balao, carvoes e coque utilizadas no processo; 2) obter uma amostra de char produzida em simulador da zona de combustao a partir dos carvoes estudados; 3) realizar analise por DRX de todas as amostras e fracoes do po de balao; 4) analisar os difratogramas para o calculo do [L.
The effect of heating rate on the char yield is shown in Figure 2.
I have found solace knowing Char has been spared the burden I bear.
The researchers want to see whether the char can seize other positively charged molecules, like lead and mercury, which are considered priority pollutants.
For thousands of years, the Inuit have harvested Arctic char in the rivers and lakes leading into the arctic seas.
The char is the polymer which has been diverted to carbon rather than fuel for gas phase combustion.
Rawalpindi -- Anti Narcotic Force (ANF) launched 6 operations in different cities of the country resulting in recovery of 130 Kg Chars.
The char formed after UL-94 test was first sputter-coated with a conductive layer, and then its surface morphology was observed by a scanning electron microscopy (Model JSM-7500F, Japan).
There is a proven result that the char dust produced from such forest waste can substitute 70% of coal and it can potentially substitute imported and expensive coal to fire bricks in the Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK), if produced and supplied in adequate quantity.
At Ennerdale, surrounding pine woodland is affecting the lake by increasing the acidity of the water, which in turn causes problems for Arctic char reproduction.
Florida Crystals sugar, conventional and USDA Organic varieties, has not been processed through cow bone char.
Heifers 4m Hfd to 1,055; 25m Char to 970; 21m Lim to 930; 19m AA to 905; 20m BB to 850; 18m Sim to 840.