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Definition of Nonpersistent
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Literary usage of Nonpersistent
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1. Use of Sediment Quality Guidelines and Related Tools for the Assessment of by Richard J. Wenning (2005)
"51 c> nonpersistent chemical characteristics om nonpersistent chemical characteristics are constituents with concentrations c that can be readily changed ..."
2. Review of the Department of Defense Research Program on Low-Level Exposures by Best, Committee on Toxicology, NetLibrary, Inc, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"nonpersistent agents are volatile and do not remain in an open environment ... Most CWAs were designed to be volatile and nonpersistent and are encountered ..."
3. Classification of Wetlands & Deepwater Habitats of the U. S. by Lewis M. Cowardin (1979)
"nonpersistent.—Wetlands in this Subclass are dominated by plants which fall to the ... nonpersistent émergents also include species such as arrow arum ..."
4. Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters by Charles R. Terrell (1993)
"Herbicides, such as 2,4-D and alachlor, are considered to be nonpersistent, with half-lives of less than 20 days. They seldom remain in the soil for longer ..."
5. Reopening Public Facilities After a Biological Attack: A Decision Making by National Research Council (2005)
"Although a nonpersistent organism will perish with time, some decontamination of the building could nonetheless be required. ..."
6. Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities: Report of an Independent Task Force by Graham T. Allison, Paul X. Kelley, Richard L. Garwin (2004)
"Field reports have indicated that the use of nonpersistent CS to enhance friendly fires by flushing the enemy from hidden or fortified positions contributed ..."