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  • n. The rate of flow, usually of a fluid, measured in volume per unit time.

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  • It accurately measures and monitors key performance characteristics - such as flowrate, inhaled volume and peak inspiratory flowrate, and confirms events such as the firing of a breath actuation mechanism (BAM) and delivery of the formulation through the airway of the device.

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  • However, to this day, BP has never disclosed their estimate of flowrate, and the government let them get away with shutting in, and eventually killing the well without first measuring the flow.

    Robert L. Cavnar: Too Little, Too Soon: Six Months After the Blowout

  • Because of this fact, BP will certainly dispute the government's estimates of flowrate when it comes time to calculate the per-barrel fines and other liabilities.

    Robert L. Cavnar: Too Little, Too Soon: Six Months After the Blowout

  • In summary, if the wastewater flowrate is Q m3 per day, it recommends that the retention time should be T hours, as follows:

    Chapter 4

  • In summary, if the wastewater flowrate is Q m³ per day, it recommends that the retention time should be T hours, as follows:

    Chapter 5

  • By taking a series of readings across the pipe, a skilled engineer can gauge the overall flowrate but it's a demanding job.

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  • The only way these can be related to each other is in a device that measures a pressure differential and infers a flowrate from it.

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  • However, the evolution of the GPTA terms indicates a general trend towards increasing the fixed reservation charge and lowering the variable flowrate charge, as a means for Petronas to lock in fixed costs for its gas retailing business by fixing charges at PTG.

    Daily Express Newspaper Online

  • As previous GPTA revisions have indicated that the reservation and flowrate charge levels are determined to ensure recovery of reasonable capital costs and operating expenses, some investors now expect the charge level to drop significantly.

    Daily Express Newspaper Online

  • And whenever there's a serious storm, the drill site will need to be abandoned, and the oil will flow without restriction, just as has been for the past six weeks, except the flow rate will be around 20% greater because the salvage operation requires BP to make a clean cut on its riser piping, giving BP's containment dome easier access to the leaking oil at the expense of increasing the flowrate.

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