demasking

demasking

[dē′mask·iŋ]
(chemistry)
A process by which a masked substance is made capable of undergoing its usual reactions; can be brought about by a displacement reaction involving addition of, for example, another cation that reacts more strongly with the masking ligand and liberates the masked ion.
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Cme/Fpas Per Straight Edges With Uniform Width Throughout Length,It Should Not Tearleave Any Adhesion Mark And Peel Off Painted Surface During Demasking.
0) by microwave treatment (600 W) for 20 min for demasking the antigens.
3) This same metaphor is used by Basil later in the play while demasking Moustique who is passing off as Makak in order to cash in on Makak's fame.
The novel works against the belief that truth lies beneath the "symptom" of the protagonist's (white) skin, avoiding "the simple metaphors of demasking, of throwing away the veils which are supposed to hide the naked reality.
Process Cycle Time Comparison Chart Process Film Spray Impact ($) Masking 60 360 6x more Demasking 35 200 6x more Rework 5 84 5-15% more Inspection 60 150 2.
The translation does not accurately follow the original text here either, since the word Unglucklicher, used to characterise the foundling, is an important instance demasking the make-belief of an impartial narrative voice the translator apparently falls victim to.
Quentin and the sons preceding him have made irony infinitely destructive in its demasking play, inferring no real presence behind the masks of convention.
As in "The Company of Wolves" (film version included), a demasking ensues: "My earrings turned back to water and trickled down my shoulders; I shrugged the drops off my beautiful fur.