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= dextrorotatory / dacamox (pest.) / DAF = dissolved air flotation (water treatment) / dalapon (pest.) / DBCP = dibromochloropropane (pest.) / DBP = di-butyl phthalate / DCAP = 3,5 dichloro 4 aminophenol / DCB = dichlorobenzene / DCNA = 2,6 dichloro 4 nitroaniline / DCO = demande chimique d’oxygène see COD / DCP = dichlorophenol / DCPD = 2,6 dichloro p phenylenediamine / délitation = disintegration (filter) / DDD = p,p 1,1 dichloro2,2 bis (p chlorophenyl) ethane / DDE = dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (metabolite of DDT) / DDT = dichloor-diphenyl-trichloorethaan; dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (insecticide) / DDVP = 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate; Dichlorvos (pesticide) / débit du cours d'eau = streamflow (hydrol.) / décharge = landfill site (waste) / DEDTP = diethyl phosphorodithioate / deltamethrin (pest.) / Delves cup technique (pollution monitoring) / demeton (pest.) / dépollution biologique = bioremediation / Deponiegase = landfill gases / Deposit of Poisonous Waste Act 1972 (UK) / DES = diethylstilboestrol / DETP = diethyl phosphorothionate / desséchage à vide = vacuum dehydration; vacuum drying (lyophilization) / pertes à la désiccation = losses on drying out (analyt. chem.) / Desorptionskennziffer = desorption index (gas) / devenir = fate: ".. metabolic fates of herbicides in animals" / DFP diisopropyl fluorophosphate; dyflos (insectide) / DGAnaT = dénombrement des germes anaérobies totaux = (total) anaerobic microbial count (usually seen without the "total") / DGAT = dénombrement des germes aérobies totaux, see TAMC / diazinon (pest.) / Dichlorbenzol = dichlorobenzene / dichloropropene (pest.) / dichlorprop (pest.) / dichlorvos (pest.) / dicloran (pest.) / diflubenzuron (pest.) / DIFTAR = gedifferentieerd tarief (NL) = (suggest) scaled tariff (for household waste) / diholoside = disaccharide / dilution de raison 2 = twofold dilution / dimethoate (pest.) / dinatrium cromoglicium = disodium cromoglycate, trade name IntalR / dinoseb (pest.) / dioxin = tetrachloro-dibenzo-p-dioxin; TCDD / DIP = dissolved organic phosphorus / DIS = Detailhandel Inzamel Systeem (NL) = (suggest) (system for) collection via the retail trade (waste) / Dispergens = dispersion medium / Dispersum = disperse phase / Distickstoffoxid = dinitrogen oxide; dinitrogen monoxide; nitrous oxide; "laughing gas"; dental gas (N20) / disulfoton (pest.) / DIT = diiodotyrosine / docofol (pest.) / DMA = differential mobility analysis; differentielle Mobilitätsanalyse (aerosols: separates electrically charged particles based on their electric mobility. Measures particles from a few nanometers to 1 micrometer diameter) / DMAB = dimethylaminobenzaldehyde / DMBA = dimethyl benzanthracene / DMDTP = dimethyl phosphorodithioate / DMLT = dénombrement des moisissures et levures totales, see TYMC / DME = 1. Dieselmotoremissionen = diesel exhaust emissions (general); diesel particulate matter (DPM) (specific, as opposed to gaseous emissions); 2. dimthylether / DMLT = dénombrement des moisissures et levures totales, see TYMC / DMN = dimethylnitrosamine / DMP = dimethyl phosphate / DMPO = 5-5'-dimethyl-1-pyrroline-N-oxide / DMSA = dimercaptosuccinic acid (chelating agent used in detoxifying treatments, binds to heavy metals; 'DMSA scans' are used in e.g. urology) / DMPS = dimercaptopropanesulphate; sodium 2,3-dimercapto-1-propanesulphate; 2,3-dimercapto-1-propanesulphonic acid (chelating agent, binds to heavy metals) / DMSO = dimethylsulphoxide / DMTP = dimethyl phosphorodithionate / DNOC (pest.) / dodemorph (pest.) / DO = dissolved oxygen / DOA = 1. Department of the Environment (UK); 2. Deelprogramma Organisatie Afvalscheiding (NL) = (suggest) Subprogramme for the Organisation of Waste Sorting; 3. dioctyladipate (plasticiser used in food wrap films) / DOP = 1. di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate; 2. dioctylphthalate (plasticiser); 3. dissolved organic phosphorus / DOP test: one particle gets through a class EU 14 HEPA filter for every 100 000 particles entering it / Doppelbeschleunigungsmesser = double accelerometer / DPASV = differential pulse anodic stripping voltametry / DPD = diethyl paraphenylene diamine / DPM see DME 1. / DPSIR = driving force, pressure, state, impact, response (D) (environment) / DPTA-OH = 1,3-diamino-2-hydroxypropane-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid / DSD = Duales System Deutschland (1990; sorting of packaging waste; manufacturers belonging to the scheme can display the "Green Dot" on their products) / DSMA = disodium methanearsonate / DU = Dobson unit (measure of ozone levels) / dust cake (on a filter) / Durchtritt = (particle) penetration (amount of particulate passing through a filter in g/h) / dwf dry weather flow (average daily sewage flow to treatment plant over 7 consecutive, rain-free days) / DWL = derived working limit (radioisotopes)


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