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But when a high tide threatens, the water is pushed out by compressed air that’s pumped in.
Earlier this month, Fox 9 News reported the death of a father from Minnesota who died after inhaling compressed air a few days before Thanksgiving.
This autumn, Texas hunters pursuing deer and most game other than migratory game birds will for the first time be allowed to use guns and bows employing compressed air to fire projectiles.
To test the system, Albertani and his team, which included biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey, used a compressed air launcher to fire tennis balls at wind turbine blades equipped with the sensors.
Harmful chemicals such as toluene in aerosols and difluoroethane in compressed air cleaners are what cause the high, which lasts for a few minutes.
The roof crashed to the ground with such velocity and force that the windows and doors of the theater were blown out by the compressed air inside the auditorium.
Things changed dramatically a few years back when someone figured out how to use compressed air instead of a coiled spring for propulsion.
And Charles Wailey died in relative obscurity, his vision of a system of streetcars power by compressed air never coming to pass.
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