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Definition of the noun active agent
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- chemical agent capable of activity
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by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
Abbreviation for surface-active agent. The active agent in detergents that possesses a high cleaning ability. surfactant is a surface-active agent, such as ABS or LAS, that concentrates at interfaces, forms micelles, increases solution, lowers ...
Volume 8 - Chlorinated Solvents to Coal by John J. McKetta Jr
lts high solvency properties combined with nonflammability make it an ideal active agent for most paint and varnish removers. 1t is combined with ...
by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta
Active agent The component part of pesticide formula that has toxic properties. Active balance A favourable balance of payments when receipts from the export of goods and services exceed expenditure on the import of goods and services.
by Robert S. Igoe
active agent that is very soluble in water. It is also termed polysorbate 80. It is used in ice cream and frozen desserts for overrun and dryness; as a disperser of flavors and colors in pickles, and for volume and texture in baked goods.
by Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark
Abbreviation for surface-active agent. The active agent in detergents that possesses a high cleaning ability. (2) From SURFace ACTive AgeNT. A substance that prefers to exist at the boundary between two other ...
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