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acceptor

[ak′sep·tər]
(chemistry)
A chemical whose reaction rate with another chemical increases because the other substance undergoes another reaction.
A species that accepts electrons, protons, electron pairs, or molecules such as dyes.
(chemical engineering)
A calcined carbonate used to absorb the carbon dioxide evolved during a coal gasification process.
(solid-state physics)
An impurity element that increases the number of holes in a semiconductor crystal such as germanium or silicon; aluminum, gallium, and indium are examples. Also known as acceptor impurity; acceptor material.

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In all a sizable turnout of 95 acceptors in all is to face the starter.
Aidan O'Brien, who has sent out 12 winners of the event, has eight of the 18 acceptors, including Norfolk Stakes winner Sioux Nation, and Murillo.
The research group had been investigating a variety of organic molecules in the cyanine family and was able to chemically modify the structure of a specific acceptor already used in OPV prototypes, called subphthalocyanine (SubPC).
They have been widely employed as acceptors for charge-transfer complex formation, as photo-sensitizers and electron transport materials, in the preparation of complexing phases for high performance liquid chromatography and thin liquid chromatography, as complexing agents for optical resolution, and as spray reagents for nondestructive detection of many classes of biologically active compounds, poly-aromatics and hetero- aromatics [14].
But many diffusion steps would be necessary of both donors and acceptors to perform this transformation.
RQ1: Are there demographic differences between handbill acceptors and nonacceptors?
The efficiency of the government acceptors and certifiers increases and the prompt pay penalties decrease.
LeJeune did not enter into a non-compete or a confidentiality agreement while employed with Coin Acceptors.
Among those respondents who would accept the vaccine, there were significant differences between low acceptors, and acceptors and high acceptors in relation to gender, income level and residency, and perceptions of vulnerability and severity.
Other acceptors include Kevin Ryan (Iskander, Lady Sunset and Mirasol Princess), James Given (Four Amigos, Fishlake Flyer), Karl Burke (A Little Bit Yarie, Orpenberry), Rod Millman (La Vie Est Belle, Cop Hill Lad), and Nick Littmoden (Peruvian Style, Docklands Baby Girl).
John Gosden's Summerland, who was 11th in the Derby, is one of two British acceptors remaining in the Group Three Prix du Lys at Longchamp on Sunday.
The carbohydrates used included three new preparations synthesized from alternansucrase (asr)--maltose acceptor product, raffinose acceptor product and low mass alternan--and three commercial products: Benefiber, Fibersol-2 and Neosugar.