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blending

A term used in weight training for the mixing of different illicit anabolic steroids.

blending 

The process by which the different curvatures of a contact lens or of a bifocal lens are made to merge in a transition zone, with the purpose of eliminating the dividing line. See optic zone diameter; transition.
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Gentle mixing action of the fully adjustable paddles ensure uniform blending.
A rigorous selection, followed by careful handling and blending, creates Elu, a seamless, sophisticated red wine greater than the sum of its parts.
Supplies Saveomat gravimetric feeding, metering, and blending systems for extrusion yield control.
On-the-press and beside-the-press metering, blending and proportioning equipment.
aspenONE Planning, Scheduling and Blending for Petroleum is the first integrated module that helps plant managers, planners, and schedulers develop and execute the most profitable operating plans, and respond more quickly to dynamic market conditions in a coordinated manner.
Model HTM high-speed, nonintermeshing, twin-screw continuous kneading extruder for compounding heavily filled materials, polymer blending, and masterbatching.
Equipped with MassFusion(TM) load cell-based blending technology, the chemical blend and delivery systems from BOC Edwards are flexible by design, and can accommodate precise adjustments in blend and flow parameters as processes develop.
Other metering, feeding and blending products include: Auto Weigh totalizers for accurate weight monitoring of bulk materials (1600 to 7000 lb/hr) entering storage or flowing to processing lines; and gravimetric dispensers, which provide precise batch weights from a few lb to 1000 lb for charging rotational molders or high-intensity mixers.
The goal was to bring the benefits of automated blending to processors whose applications didn't have the volume or critical specs to justify a continuous gravimetric unit.
Turnkey systems include materials-handling, blending and feed systems, vacuum systems, strand or underwater pelletizers, cooling, classifying and drying systems.
This is oftentimes due to the ratio of each component used during the blending process.
In addition of being a cost-effective and easy methodology in developing new polymeric materials (1-3), polymers blending is an elegant strategy to reduce the electrical percolation threshold, which is the minimum filler concentration required to initiate a conductive network within an insulating matrix, in conductive polymer composites (4-11).