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agent

a person representing a business concern, esp a travelling salesman

Agent

 

in Soviet civil law, a party in a contract of agency. The agent’s duties include the performance of specified legal acts, for example, contracts of sale and management of property, in the name of and on the account of a principal party. The agent may be a legally competent (sui juris) citizen or a legal person (if this is allowed by the latter’s charter or statute). The actions performed by the agent directly generate, change, or extinguish rights and obligations of the principal.

The agent is bound to perform the agency in exact conformity with the principal’s instructions, carry out the agency personally, although in instances provided for by law the responsibilities may be transferred to another person (art. 68 of the RSFSR Civil Code), inform the principal upon demand of progress in performing the agency, submit a report on performance of the agency, and transfer to the principal any property obtained in connection with performance of the agency.

agent

One who is empowered to enter into binding transactions on behalf of another (usually called the principal).

agent

(networking)
In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase "intelligent agent" it implies some kind of automatic process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.

agent

A software routine that waits in the background and performs an action when a specified event occurs. For example, agents could transmit a summary file on the first day of the month or monitor incoming data and alert the user when a certain transaction has arrived. Agents are also called "intelligent agents," "personal agents" and "bots." See mobile agent, bot and workflow.
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That means spray on water with a mild cleaning agent such as diluted Simple Green, scrub it and rub it with a damp towel and blow it dry," Swett said.
FIGURE 4 shows results of a recent evaluation of the pH-neutral cleaning agent in a high-end inline cleaning process at a provider of comprehensive electronics design and production.
In summary, the new chemical removal pathways hinge on electrostatic interactions between cleaning agent and contamination, a phenomenon that will lay the groundwork for future innovations.
Mobil 1(R) Extended Performance, a new fully-synthetic formulation containing the Advanced SuperSyn System which includes 50 percent more SuperSyn than Mobil 1, ExxonMobil's proprietary high-performance synthetic component, and boosted levels of special cleaning agents to guarantee engine protection for 15,000 miles.
Those rates include temperature cycle, wash solution in combination with different kinetic forces, composition of metallic residues, certain chemistries like chlorides, bromides, weak agent cells and other particles present to create the equilibrium in the cleaning agent.
Reflecting the trend toward production of electronic circuits with extremely small line widths, demand for high-quality high-purity cyclohexanone is expected to grow as cleaning agent for removal of photoresist.
Let's consider the great physicist's observation in the context of cleaning agent bath measuring techniques.
Always pre-test any cleaning agent on an inconspicuous part of the carpet and let it dry before continuing
But, he said, it contained some kind of cleaning agent which, when it reacted with water, frothed up and caused the foam.
If you've already used any unapproved cleaners, thoroughly wash your bird with fresh water and an approved Army aircraft cleaning agent.
New 3 in I Action tablets combine cleaning agent with rinse aid and salt action.
The airline also screens passengers for the disease as they check in for flights, and regularly disinfects its aircraft with a cleaning agent that meets World Health Organization (WHO) requirements.