Definitions for "Asbestos"
A variety of amphibole or of pyroxene, occurring in long and delicate fibers, or in fibrous masses or seams, usually of a white, gray, or green-gray color. The name is also given to a similar variety of serpentine.
An insulating material used in the past, which can be a health hazard and must be removed by a specialist.
Fibrous minerals of the amphibole group, as well as fibrous Serpentine, are known as asbestos.
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Asbestos provides friction, wear properties, and reinforcement in brakes. Due to health risks, manufacturers have used substitutes for asbestos.
Damages arising from asbestos exposure. See asbestos registry in Law Division.
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Asbestos in the Home
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At Your Service