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di·a·to·ma·ceous

(dī'ă-tō-mā'shŭs),
Pertaining to diatoms or their fossil remains.

diatomaceous

/di·a·to·ma·ceous/ (di″ah-to-ma´shus) composed of diatoms; said of earth composed of the siliceous skeletons of diatoms.

diatomaceous

(dī″ăt-ŏ-mā′shŭs) [L. Diatomace(ae)]
Pert. to or consisting of diatoms or their fossilized siliceous remains.
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Impact of food source on survival of red flour beetles and confused flour beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) exposed to diatomaceous earth.
When using diatomaceous earth, remember that less truly is more; try putting a pinch on a piece of paper and then blowing this tiny amount toward the infested area, or simply dust cracks, crevices and/or voids lightly with the powder.
Diatomaceous earth is an essential ingredient used in production of the company's EPA-labeled non-toxic insect control products.
The mining rights will be purchased by Diatomaceous Earth Deposits of Virginia in an agreement that gives Diatect first rights to the mined minerals from the site.
In addition, under the terms of the agreement, the Vale site will continue to give us the ability to produce diatomaceous earth from the reserves at a quarter of market prices.
Filtration & Minerals mines, processes and markets diatomaceous earth (DE) for use as a filtration aid, absorbent, filler and soil amendment.
To meet the overall aim, three key calcined industrial minerals have been identified: diatomaceous earth; perlite and kaolin.
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The intricate formulation of CCR incorporates (in part) delicate reflow components with diatomaceous properties (cells being connected in easily separable chains).
According to Joel Salatin in Salad Bar Beef, he has had success with two products: Shaklee Basic H and Diatomaceous Earth (DE).
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There were presentations on many different types of fillers from flash calcined clays (Imerys), diatomaceous earths and perlites (World Minerals), aluminas (Sasol), natural fibres (Queens's University Belfast), titanium oxides (Oxonica), mica (Quartzwerke), wollastonite (RT Vanderbilt), pigments (Eckhart) and glass foam (Trovotech) to nanographite (State University of Michigan), POSS (Hybrid Plastics) and nanocomposites (Prof Camino, Prof Kenig, S Dunger).