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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A renewed state of insoluble particles after they have been precipitated.

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  • The EPA also wants to cut down on the level of PCBs kicked up from dredging, setting new standards on "resuspension" to limit wildlife exposure.
  • Also, the federal agency's thresholds for PCB "resuspension" in the water were exceeded twice, causing a temporary shutdown of work in August and a partial shutdown in...
  • Seagrass stabilize sediments, diminishing sediment resuspension while promoting sedimentation.
  • Place a layer of gravel about 10 cm deep at the bottom of the well (in order to avoid the resuspension of settled particles). for more
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