Examples of plasma in a Sentence
the plasma that makes up a star
Our new TV is a 50-inch plasma.
Recent Examples of plasma from the Web
Beyond the long lines, packed presentations and the occasional armored space marine walking by with a plasma rifle, the three-day Silicon Valley Comic Con at San Jose Convention Center had a Zen feel in its third year.
Woods said Galea had visited him at his Florida home four times to provide platelet-rich plasma therapy — using a patient’s blood to heal injuries, a process that is not banned — but nothing more.
Boundary Laboratories' technology includes a dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator adhesive strip that can stick to the surface of wind turbine blades, plane wings and truck trailers.
As the station descends closer to Earth and gains momentum, the thicker air will cause friction to surround the craft in superheated plasma, the Post reported.
This caused the Falcon 9 booster and second stage to create circular shockwaves and punch the large hole through the plasma of the ionosphere.
The rocket launch also punched a temporary, 900-km-wide hole into the plasma of the ionosphere.
This strips air molecules of their electrons, creating a small cloud of plasma.
Scientists are experimenting with everything from microwave sterilization to blasts of plasma to ensure food stays appetizing longer—even without refrigeration.
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PLASMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plasma for English Language Learners
medical : the watery part of blood that contains blood cells
: a substance that is similar to a gas but that can carry electricity
: a type of visual display for computers, televisions, etc., that uses plasma with electrical charges between two sheets of glass and that produces pictures that are very clear and bright
PLASMA Defined for Kids
medical Definition of plasma
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