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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Compared to newer machine-based technologies for acne, chemical peeling is affordable with minimal downtime and can be performed in any dermatologists office.
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Chemical peeling is often used to treat fine lines under the eyes and around the mouth.
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