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bate

[bāt]
(materials)
In tanning operations, any material used to remove lime from skins and to soften them prior to further processing.
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I have done many baited black bear hunts over the years, and the thought of seeing multiple brown bears at one bait location was overwhelming.
Water temperature was measured midmorning on the day baited traps were emptied.
2] plots that had never been baited and in the treated section of the 6-[km.
THE carp are on the feed at Seven Oaks Fishery as Newport visitor Phil Allsop proved when he baited up with luncheon meat and caught 22 fish to 10lb.
For the 3 months after Noonan first observed the trick, only this young male baited gulls.
Morton lowered a baited hoop net into the heaving ocean.
Although the data as reported were taken 1 wk after treatment, baited nests generally had become inactive within 3 d.