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diatomaceous earth:

see diatomdiatom
, unicellular organism of the kingdom Protista, characterized by a silica shell of often intricate and beautiful sculpturing. Most diatoms exist singly, although some join to form colonies.
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diatomaceous earth

[¦dī·ə·tə¦mā·shəs ′ərth]
(geology)
A yellow, white, or light-gray, siliceous, porous deposit made of the opaline shells of diatoms; used as a filter aid, paint filler, adsorbent, abrasive, and thermal insulator. Also known as kieselguhr; tripolite.

diatomite, diatomaceous earth, kieselguhr

A white or light gray, chalky, natural siliceous material; obtained by mining deposits of fossil remains of small marine life; used as an extender in paints, as an aggregate in lightweight concrete, as a waterproofing material in portland cement, as a filter for water, and as an abrasive.
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Prior to the assay, samples were extracted by ethyl ether and chromatographed on a Celite column.
This time, an increase of the absolute number of fines in Celite 560 was evident as a function of the blending time.
The mixture was squeezed through a nylon gauze to remove the shrunken ring tissue, and then the turbid liquid obtained was filtered on a Buchner funnel using some Celite.
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After that the mixture was filtered through celite to remove the manganese dioxide and washed with dichloromethane.
For each zucchini plant, 10 l of cell sap was rubbed onto the 1st true leaf which was pre- dusted with celite.
Uma aliquota de 10mL dos pigmentos extraidos foi aplicada em uma coluna de vidro (1,5 x 21cm), empacotada com celite e oxido de magnesio na proporcao de 2:1 ate a altura aproximada de 15cm, tendo no topo aproximadamente 1cm de sulfato de sodio anidro.
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