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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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IPS's Peeling Around the World - a 4-hour educational event - features stellar international faculty with content focused on the latest innovations and uses of superficial to deep chemical peels for therapeutic and aesthetic indications across all skin types.
Chemical peeling has stood test of time as simple procedure, needing hardly any instrument to rejuvenate the skin, in spite of the advent of various newer techniques.5 Salicylic acid (SA) peels are used as superficial peeling agent in various dermatological conditions.6 The lipophilicity of SA peels makes it to act on the superficial layers of the epidermis and sebaceous glands, which are hyperactive in acne.
In the last a few years, our group has been leading the research and development of a new infrared (IR) technology for peeling of vegetables and fruits.
Pan and colleagues Tara McHugh, research leader and food technologist with ARS at Albany; Carlos Masareje with Precision Canning Equipment, Woodland, California; and James Valenti-Jordan of Del Monte Foods, Walnut Creek, are seeking a patent for the peeling process.
"Peeling coconuts manually is a tough task for coconut growers and finding labourers has become difficult these days.
COUNTRYSIDE: In regards to peeling fresh boiled eggs.
Because potatoes are confined within the abrasive peeling chamber, Heat and Control Batch Peelers deliver better peeling control than continuous peelers.
With so-called superficial peeling agents, it may not be possible to reach the same end point as with a medium-depth peel; however, it is possible to push it quite deep and get sufficient exfoliation or into the papillary dermis.
APPLICATION: Paper surface strength--an important property influencing coating, printing, and converting--can be reliably measured by this simple procedure based on peeling tapes from paper surfaces.
Medical science has now made this a reality - with a technique called skin peeling. I know it works as I've been having the treatment once a month for two years.
The discipline of the kitchen, doing things absolutely the perfect way, from peeling a carrot to cooking an egg in the morning, no technique went unmentioned," he continues.