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scavenging

[′skav·ən·jiŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Removal of spent gases from an internal combustion engine cylinder and replacement by a fresh charge or air.
(metallurgy)
Removal of dissolved gases from molten metal.
(ordnance)
The sweeping out, by a blast of air, of the gaseous products resulting from the firing of a gun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This spiritual experience is reserved for the Valmikis, a sub-caste among Dalits, which has been condemned to scavenging jobs for centuries.
The NO radical scavenging activity of donepezil showed dose-dependent gradual increase in free radical activity.
Snowshoe Hares were observed scavenging (visibly consuming or disturbing the carcass) at 12.4% of the deployed carcasses (20 of 161 carcasses).
2, 2'-diphenyl-l-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity: DPPH radical scavenging activity was measured using the method described by Nanjo et al [20].
5C, the activity of polysaccharide fractions exhibited a dose-dependent manner, and at a concentration of 1 mg/mL, the scavenging activities of CJHP-1 and CJHP-2 were 90.3 and 92.5, respectively.
The DPPH scavenging radical effects of the eight different aqueous extracts from okara and standard antioxidant (ascorbic acid) were compared and shown in Figure 2.
[O.sub.2.sup.*-] Scavenging Activity of FK-Gly under Different Environment.
Gonzenbach and Coad [10] cited advantages of scavenging as working without supervision, formal dress code, and own working shifts.
While caste-based discrimination was banned in 1955, Dalit communities continue to face threats of violence if they try to give up manual scavenging.
Recently several herbal formulations that have free radical scavenging potential are used in treating such chronic diseases (Wang et al., 2005).
22 ( ANI ): Despite various laws banning manual scavenging, a heart-breaking incident has come to light in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur.
Keywords: DPPH, Radical scavenging activity, Maximal inhibitory concentration and Moraceae.