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  • adj. Filled with an inert gas to reduce the risk of explosion


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  • Ground and flight testing of a Boeing 737 center wing fuel tank inerted with nitrogen-enriched air by Michael Burns

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  • A very good landing, considering - he almost hit the observatory's field, which was only one mile square-and having landed her, he inerted her.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • Jarnevon was crushed between two colliding planets; positioned inertialess, then inerted especially for that crushing.

    Children of the Lens

  • He unshelled in the lock and left his suit there-everything which had come into contact with Nth-space matter either would be left on the planet's surface or would be jettisoned before the vessel was again inerted.

    Children of the Lens

  • Second; loose planets, driven inertialess, but inerted at the point at which their intrinsic velocities render collision unavoidable.

    Children of the Lens

  • The Boise, of course, inerted first; followed by the Chicago and nine of the tremendous tear-drops from Bennett.

    First Lensman

  • Kinnison must be taken out of the speedster, inerted, his velocity matched to that of the flier, and brought back aboard.

    Galactic Patrol

  • She went free, flashed up to the Pasteur, inerted, and maneuvered briefly.

    Gray Lensman

  • We inerted the blocks into the block which made up the "Device".

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