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constraint
something that restricts thought or action
contamination
Being made less clean by a germ of\r hazardous substance
deplete
to greatly decrease the supply of a resource or material
dispose of
to throw away;to get rid of;to kill
elementally
in terms of elements;basically
emission
sending out from a small space into the general environment; a substance discharged into the air
extinction
Complete disappearance;the end of existence
reservoir
A place where a liquid is collected and stored
shrink
To become reduced in size, amount, or value
stable
Firm and dependable; showing little change
adjust
To change;toget accustomed to sth
arbitrary
chosen simply by whim or chance, not for any specific reason
denominator
The number of written below the line in a fraction
exponentially
at a very fast rate
infinitesimal
Immeasurably small
maximize
To increase or make as great as possible
parallel
Being an equal distance apart everywhere
proportion
a part in relation to the whole
rate
The cost per unit of a good or service;the motion or change that happens in a certain time
sequence
To organize or arrange in succession
accuracy
Precision;exactness
adjacent
Next to
compress
To press together
feasibly
Practically;in a way that can work
gut
To empty or hollow out
integrally
In a whole or complete manner
overlap
To lie over part of sth;to have elements in common
retain
To keep or hold
seep
To pass slowly for a long time, as a liquid or gas might
structure
Something constructed,such as a building
circulate
To move throughout an area or group; to move along a somewhat circular route
corrode
To be slowly weakened by chemical reactions
derive
To come from, usually through a long, slow process
detection
Discovering something that cannot easily be found
expeditiously
Quickly and efficiently
implement
To make use of;to carry out
innovative
Ahead of the times;novel
installation
Setting something into position for use
maintenance
The act of keeping something in good condition
simulation
An imitation or representation
combustion
The process of burning
component
One part of a system or whole
convey
To transport from one place to another; to transmit or make known
discretely
Separately;distinctly
nucleus
A central or essential part around which oter parts are gathered;a core
permeate
To spread or flow throughout; to pass through or penetrate
rotate
To turn around; to take turns in sequence
solar
Of,or relating to,the sun
source
The point of origin or creation
trigger
To set off or initiate