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Activating agent

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Definition of the noun activating agent

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  1. (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral


Activating agent: عامل التنشيط هو سطح نشط يستخدم أثناء عملية الطفو لزيادة التجاذب بين المعادن.

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Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary (2005)

by C. C. Lee

Activating agent: See activator. Activation energy (or heat of activation): (1) The quantity of heat needed to destabilize molecular bonds and form reactive intermediates so that the reaction will proceed (EPA-8l/09). (2) The minimum heat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Religion (2008)

by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama

Speech is often the activating agent both verbal and gestual. Accordingly, they view the Nkisi as divine spark or soul within spirit embodying material, a spark that may be an ancestor returning from the otherworld to serve the owner spirit.

Google previewPower Industry Dictionary (1996)

by Ann Chambers, Susan D. Kerr

Neutron activation analysis Activation analysis in which neutrons are the activating agent. Neutron capture The process in which an atomic nucleus absorbs or captures a neutron. Neutron density The number of neutrons per cubic centimeter ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Calcium channel activating agent, smooth muscle contractant showing tetrodotoxin-like effect. lmax 216 (EtOH) (Berdy). - Toxin.

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

Normally, water or aqueous acetic acid is the activating agent; however, glacial acetic acid also may be used. Water is more effective because it swells the fibers more than other agents and alters the hydrogen bonding between the polymer ...

Google previewDictionary of Organophosphorus Compounds (1987)

by R. Edmundson

Activating agent for RCOOH in the synth. of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

In application of the second method a cellulosic raw material, usually wood, is impregnated with a chemical activating agent and processed at temperatures ranging from 200-650°C, depending on the chemical used. The three most commonly ...

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