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The Swiss cheese-like holes in CMF create air pockets that slowed heat transmission.
Usually, such air pockets are seen—on a smaller scale—in those who have undergone brain surgery.
All this creates air pockets in the soil body, into which those sand, silt, and clay particles settle, consolidate—and drop below sea level.
Plunge spoon handle into center of dough, down to disk, to create a tunnel and help release any remaining air pockets.
Made from the fiber of Peruvian alpacas, the coats are hypoallergenic, cruelty-free and warm yet lightweight thanks to microscopic air pockets in the animal’s hair, which provide thermal insulation.
Holding the baking sheet about 2 inches above the counter, gently drop it onto the counter once or twice to remove any large air pockets.
The arrows in the above picture from the British Medical Journal point out air pockets that shouldn't be there.
Use your hands or the handle end of the shovel to gently tamp down the soil and force air pockets out.
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AIR POCKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of air pocket for English Language Learners
: a movement or condition of the air that causes an airplane to make a brief and sudden downward drop
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