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carnauba

(kärnô`bə, –nou`–), waxwax,
substance secreted by glands on the abdomen of the bee and known commonly as beeswax; also various substances resembling beeswax. Waxes are mixtures comprising chiefly esters of monohydroxy alcohols, besides other esters and free fatty acids, free alcohols, and higher
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 obtained from the wax palm, or carnauba (Copernicia cerifera), of Brazil. It is secreted by the leaves, apparently in defense against the hot winds and droughts of its native habitat, and the resultant coating is removed by drying and flailing. The hardest, highest-melting natural wax known, its many commercial uses include the production of polishes, lubricants, and floor waxes. A similar wax is obtained from the trunk of Ceroxylon andicola, the wax palm of the Andes.
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Figure 2 shows SEM pictures of the four coating materials used in this article: (a) natural carnauba wax particles (S-5021, mean particle size: 5-8 [micro]m, from Shamrock Technologies); (b) micronized PE wax powders (MP-22XXF, mean particle size: 4.
Their plight was sadly familiar: drought was far more likely to devastate subsistence farmers than the owners of cattle herds, cotton or carnauba palm plantations, or other cash-crop xerophilous plants.
Higher TOC and TN stocks in NT/CHE/ORG and NT/ORG can be attributed to the large amount of plant residues left on the field plots and C additional input from compost (animal manure and carnauba straw), as reported by other authors (Sherrod et al.
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No-Wet is made from 17 major active ingredients including Kaolin Clay, a natural non-abrasive surface preparation, and Carnauba Wax, a high quality wax and sealant.
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bottle), a blend of beeswax, carnauba wax, and vegetable-derived, food-safe ingredients.
WITH a formula containing carnauba wax and hydrogenated palm and coconut oils, these Yves Saint Laurent lip liner pencils, above, are soft and smooth.
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23 From which country do we get the food-product wax carnauba, from the fronds of the carnauba tree?