How to use Fouling in a sentence

fouling
  • Looking the other way, showing the trap point to prevent runaways fouling the junction.

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  • This wood is in great part already dead substance, but the mycelium gradually invades the vessels occupied with the transmission of water up the trunk, cuts off the current, and so kills the tree; in other cases such Fungi attack the roots, and so induce rot and starvation of oxygen, resulting in fouling.

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  • The fouling of the air that results from the steam-engine, owing to the production of carbonic acid gas and of sulphurous fumes and aqueous vapour, is well known, and its use is now practically abandoned for underground working.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • The rapidity with which walls, piles and pontoons - stone, wood and iron - become covered with marine plants is well known, while the discovery of some effective means of preventing the fouling of the bottoms of ships by the growth of algae would be hailed as a boon by shipowners.

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  • Originally, the name was given to the stalked barnacles (Lepadidae of C. Darwin), which attach themselves in great numbers to drift-wood and other objects floating in the sea and are one of the chief agents in the fouling of ships' bottoms during long voyages.

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  • Firstly, I am responsible for most of the instrument trials we use as the final proving of new anti fouling technologies.

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  • See Cleaning & maintenance to find out how to safely dispose of anti fouling paint residues during boat wash down.

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  • It was running too rich, fouling spark plugs and we were unable to determine the cause.

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  • Check that there is no binding, fouling of the cable, over-centre locking or sticking throttle.

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  • I do n't think he would approve of his scapegrace son fouling Council property.

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