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peeling

[′pēl·iŋ]
(materials)
Stripping or detaching a rubber coating from a metal, cloth, or other material.
Pulling a layer of material away from another layer, breaking one row of bonds at a time.

peeling

1. A process in which thin flakes of mortar are broken away from a concrete surface, as by deterioration or by adherence of surface mortar to forms as they are removed.
2. A defect in a paint film or plaster finish which causes the film or finish to lose its adhesion to the substrate, so that it can be removed in strips.
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The International Peeling Society (IPS) was founded in 2012 by an international group of physicians dedicated to the field of chemical peels.
8 Glycolic acid peeling is being used since long, either alone or in combination with depigmenting agents for the treatment of melasma.
The infrared studies are the most extensive to date of their kind for environmentally sound peeling of tomatoes.
The HSM 3000 is intended for growers with 5 - 15 ha who require additional capacity than the standard peeling machine, HSM 180 provides, but less than the industrial peeling machine, HSM 6000 / HSM 9000.
Peeling coconuts with iron rods causes injury to labourers especially during rainy seasons.
Batch size and dwell time are programmable, and each peeler automatically empties and reloads at the end of each peeling cycle.
Dermatologic surgeons have used various peeling agents for the last 100 years and are experts in performing multiple types of chemical peels.
Steam and lye peeling both will have a place in tomato processing for some time to come.
The new rules would require owners to not only abate lead paint that is cracked, chipping or peeling, but to abate otherwise intact paint when lead is found to be present.
Peeling a strip of adhesive tape off a smooth surface is a violent process.
Peeling is obviously the most effective way to remove pesticides that are on or in the peel.
Refine Peel - Best for overall skin rejuvenation with minimal downtime and peeling.