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  • During the summer months, however, superheated air rises from the scorched earth like bubbles from the bottom of a boiling kettle, rushing heavenward in turbulent convection currents.†   (source)
  • The entire gate began to glow, as if the metal had become superheated, and its double doors swung inward, revealing a field of stars.†   (source)
  • We share the day's rumors and tell bad jokes and push back against the silence inside our own heads, the place where the never-ending voiceless scream rises like the superheated air above a lava flow.†   (source)
  • Tuk and I huddle in the hot cave of our tent, osmosis masks filtering enough cool oxygen out of the superheated, smoky air to allow us to breathe.†   (source)
  • The thimble was a crucial part of architect Frank Burnham's design, meant to shield the surrounding wooden walls from the superheated gases exiting the stack.†   (source)
  • Fire and water collided, superheated steam, and I shot upward from the heart of the volcano in a huge explosion, just one piece of flotsam thrown free by a million pounds of pressure.†   (source)
  • It hissed as it ate through the material; he felt the sting as it burned his skin like a dozen tiny superheated needles.†   (source)
  • Nobody had sufficient understanding of such matters to suggest that the rebreathed, superheated atmosphere of the mill room was responsible.†   (source)
  • She sees the fireball climbing, the superheated sphere of burning gas that can blind a person with its beauty, its dripping christblood colors, solar golds and reds.†   (source)
  • "Okay for now, I think," Max gasped, realizing his lungs were seared from all the smoke and superheated air.†   (source)
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  • The leaves are fully out, the irises are in bloom, there's a heat wave; the gymnasium heats up like an oven and we all sit in there, superheated, writing away, while the gymnasium exudes its smell of bygone athletes.†   (source)
  • Oceans of superheated air swelling like warm skin rising to a lover's touch.†   (source)
  • I felt like I was back on the Bifrost Bridge, superheated colors burning through me.†   (source)
  • Southern venti swirled through the hall in clouds of red dust and superheated air.†   (source)
  • These flaming brands ignited a fire that, in those narrow confines, soon depleted the available air and extinguished its own flames, leaving in their place a superheated plasma that needed only a fresh supply of oxygen to become explosive.†   (source)
  • He's loaded onto the transport for the final leg of his journey to the incinerators, where he will be consumed in fire, his ashes mixing with the gray smoke and carried aloft in a column of superheated air, eventually to settle over us in particles too fine to see or feel.†   (source)
  • Tuk and I huddle in the hot cave of our tent, osmosis masks filtering enough c°°! oxygen out of the superheated, smoky air to allow us to breathe.†   (source)
  • The spotlight winked out, and a second later, the explosion, and a superheated blast of air rumbled into the room.†   (source)
  • Max and the others were flung back by the rushing backlash of superheated air that singed their eyes and set their clothes to smoking.†   (source)
  • They glowed like superheated gas as they raced through the ballroom, circling the pillars that surrounded the dance floor.†   (source)
  • Huge storm clouds were circling over Westgate while in the south Max glimpsed a pluming cloud of superheated smoke.†   (source)
  • A Martian came across the fields about midday, laying the stuff with a jet of superheated steam that hissed against the walls, smashed all the windows it touched, and scalded the curate's hand as he fled out of the front room.†   (source)
  • The boat fairly flew; we sweltered side by side in the stagnant superheated air; the smell of mud, of mush, the primeval smell of fecund earth, seemed to sting our faces; till suddenly at a bend it was as if a great hand far away had lifted a heavy curtain, had flung open un immense portal.†   (source)
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