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scavenging

[′skav·ən·jiŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Removal of spent gases from an internal combustion engine cylinder and replacement by a fresh charge or air.
(metallurgy)
Removal of dissolved gases from molten metal.
(ordnance)
The sweeping out, by a blast of air, of the gaseous products resulting from the firing of a gun.
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All three independent variables, E/S ratio, pH, and temperature, demonstrated the highest significant effect on the DPPH radical scavenging activity within a 99% confidence interval (p = 0.
Hydrogen peroxide scavenging activity = (1 - absorbance of sample / absorbance of control) x 100
One of the easy approach for determining the radical scavenging potential of plant extract is DPPH assay.
During the awarding ceremony at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on Wednesday, Wilson dedicated the award to the women who burned their baskets to symbolically reject manual scavenging and to those who died and continue to risk their lives cleaning India's sewer lines.
Free radical scavenging (DPPH) potential in nine Mentha species.
I have dedicated this award to the thousands of women, who successfully shunned the inhuman practice of manual scavenging without support from anyone," he says.
She gets fevers and cold and is frequently bit by insects and gets bruised during scavenging through trash and her bruises begin to rot.
While bobcats are considered to be atypical scavengers, they, like many other predators, will partake heavily in facultative necrophagus or opportunistic scavenging under the right circumstances.
India banned manual scavenging in 1993 but the ban remained largely unenforced.
Bee'ah has said that it is doing all it can to put an end to the practice of scavenging.
scavenging from skips on the roadway has been going on for a long time.