In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As water vapor condenses in the air each night, grass, plants and cars are covered by morning with a thin layer of water.
- However, this type of bleach and its vapors are irritating to the skin, eyes, nose, and throat.
- As the warm air rises the water vapor in it condenses into clouds that can produce rain, snow, sleet or freezing rain, often all four.
- A nebuliser is a device that turns a medicine into an vapour, and is used with a face mask or mouthpiece.
- You might also add a few drops of the oil to a hot bath and soak for a while, inhaling the steamy vapors.
- Air rising to pass over the mountains cools and the water vapour condenses into cloud, rain and, if it is cold enough, snow.
- Work should be carried out in a well ventilated area, and ingestion and inhalation of the vapour should be avoided.
- Never ignite vapors from aerosol cans, they can explode.
- Mercury vapors can cause toxic effects on the central and peripheral nervous system, lungs, kidneys, skin, and eyes.
- Watching the steam rise, she inhaled the comforting vapors and decided to take a bath.
- A nebulizer machine turns liquid medicine into a vapor that you breathe.
- A few die-hards do start their exercises early, their breath turning to vapour in the cold.
- Having grown up in a cloud of nicotine vapour I am still thankful that I never succumbed.
- Simply fill a mug halfway with boiling water, add three to five drops of eucalyptus essential oil, cup your free hand over your nose and the mug and inhale the vapors for three to five minutes.
- Ethyl chloride is a rapid-acting general anesthetic that becomes flammable and explosive when 4 to 15 percent of the vapor is mixed with air.
- Fire officials say gas station explosions like this are rare, but they can be sparked by static electricity or cell phones igniting the gasoline vapors.
- The vapors are odorless, and victims may not know they have been exposed until symptoms develop.
- When you puff gently on the device, nicotine vapor is released from a cartridge inside the device.
- Adding a few drops of essential oil to a bowl of hot water, or to a warm bath, releases the vapour, which is then inhaled.
- We learn that the Indians in the Mojave Desert inhaled the vapors from boiling creosote to treat respiratory infections.
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