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treating

[′trēd·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Usually, the contacting of a fluid stream (for example, water, sewage, petroleum products, or mixed gases) with chemicals to improve the fluid properties by removing, sequestering, or converting undesirable impurities.
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Atlantic Heat Treating Ltd is proud to serve their clients with their experience and technical expertise while helping customers to reach their heat treating goals within the shortest period of time possible.
Multiple indications for treating diseases such as psoriasis also expanded use.
Food and Drug Administration in late 2004 approved the InSightec equipment for clinical use in treating fibroids.
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Similarly, where the underlying property is disposed of on a rollover basis (e.g., under section 85, 85.1, or 86), rollover treatment should apply to the payment for any restrictive covenant relating to the rollover property (e.g., by treating the payment on the covenant as additional proceeds on the underlying property).
Treating these infections is challenging from a clinical and microbiologic of view.
Currently, several different types of preservatives are used for treating lumber, timber and plywood.
"It's not like treating diabetes or hypertension, where we can measure blood pressure and blood sugar and directly correlate it with the symptoms."
By heat treating in a shorter time frame, the heat treat costs for magnesium components can be one-third their current costs and less than the costs of conventionally heat treated aluminum castings.
Sanderson, Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a manual for psychologists, offering tools and techniques for treating generalized anxiety disorder.
Treating our patients has been very challenging and complex.
In the male treat league, 68 per cent identified shopping as a treat, 27 per cent would choose to buy flowers as a way of treating themselves and 10 per cent identified a candlelit bath as a treat.