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This snow is created by spraying a fine mist of water and compressed air over the course.
Also grab a can of compressed air to get dust out of vents and ports in a computer or phone.
Instead, visitors hear the monotonous whir of compressed air blowing through the silvery ducts that snake along the back wall.
And yet, this smell exists because someone wanted to buy it, someone whose memories of joy and pain and discipline and victory and sore muscles are all wrapped up in that whoosh of compressed air.
The Shellevator is a platform for growing oysters constructed on lift tanks and can be transported from the seafloor to above the sea surface automatically using compressed air.
The Shellevator makes short work of that task, relying on compressed air to raise 5,000 oysters with the push of a button, rather than manually pulling up a couple hundred cages.
When electricity is needed, the compressed air is allowed to expand and used to drive a turbine to generate power.
When the compressed air reaches that chamber, and is mixed with fuel and ignited, the resulting hot gases then blast out of the rear, providing thrust.
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