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softener

A flat brush of hog bristle; used to blend or soften markings in a paint coating.
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Peppermint Intensive Foot Rescue, The Body Shop Overnight moisture booster softens skin, hydrates dry heels and combats odour.
Apply the water- based gel to wet hands, rinse and the fine film left softens and protects.
Look For: Fruit that has begun to soften (that increases the odds that it will ripen properly).
Burning the bermudagrass sod is a management practice that should be tested under these conditions since burning is known to soften hard seed of many legumes.
The decision to soften or not to soften is a matter of personal preference, despite some exaggerated advertising and consumer misconceptions.
Restorations wear out mainly because of chewing, but if they soften, they'll degrade more easily.
If they're soft, snip the dried slices with scissors into baked goods (such as muffins); if hard, soften by method 1.
To temper is to soften or make something less strong or difficult.
Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes, or until the onions begin to soften.
During ripening, these enzymes slowly soften tomato tissues, leaving them susceptible to bruising and rot.
It defines the temperature at which a thermoplastic material begins to soften.