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Absorbent

Absorbent 1. Anything which absorbs. The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. (Darwin) 2. (Science: medicine) Any... Read More

Comparing the rate of photosynthesis with different wavelengths of light

Comparing the rate of photosynthesis with different wavelengths of light By Juvelle Taylor Article submitted on October... Read More

Tents

tent (Science: surgery) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used... Read More

Swab

swab A wad of cotton, gauze, or other absorbent material attached to the end of a stick or clamp, used for applying or... Read More

Matrix

Matrix ground substance in which things are embedded or that fills a space (as for example the space within the... Read More

Fixed oil

Fixed oil --> fatty oil An oil derived from both animals and plants; chemically, a glyceride of a fatty acid which, by... Read More

Gauze

Gauze a bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges; petrolatum gauze is... Read More