diluting agent

diluting agent

[dilo̅o̅′ting]
a substance used to reduce the viscosity of respiratory tract secretions so they can be removed easily. Examples include water and hypotonic saline solution, which can be aerosolized or nebulized.
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Controls also will be finalized by September 6, 2013, for Michler's ketone, a chemical intermediate used in the synthesis of a variety of dyes and pigments; butanone oxime, an anti-skinning agent used in the formulation of alkyd paints and varnishes; and n-butyl glycidyl ether, which is used as a reactive diluting agent for epoxy resins and a chemical intermediate.
This could be used in physical processes such as crushing, grinding and flotation, magnetic and gravity separation, as well as a diluting agent in lixiviant preparation (a liquid used to selectively extract metals from an ore or mineral).
Police found the pair surrounded in a cocaine cloud cutting the drug with a diluting agent in the bath tub.
They also do not require the addition of a diluting agent during application, and this results in a reduction in solvent emissions.
It's also going to act as a diluting agent in this drink.
For the GPX assay, hemolysates (50 [micro]L) were diluted with 1 mL of Ransel diluting agent (Ransel reagent; Randox) and incubated for 5 min, followed by the addition of 1 mL of the Drabkin reagent and mixing (total dilution of the hemolysates before assay, 1:82).
Operating out of a shallow tub of bath water and surrounded in a cocaine cloud, the pair were cutting the drug with a diluting agent.
Because in our hands reduced BSA gave high background values, producing negative values, PBS was used as blank, blocking agent, and diluting agent for the calibrator instead of reduced BSA; antibodies of a different nature were used for a more sensitive detection system [Dako anti-DNP antibody (1: 1000) and Sigma goat anti-rabbit IgG peroxidase conjugate (1:20 000) vs DNP conjugate of keyhole limpet hemocyanin and streptavidin biotinylated horseradish peroxidase (1:3000)].
The approach was further complicated by the fact that the diluting agent for sodium and potassium was the Urine Electrolyte Diluent (Johnson & Johnson), which could not be used for the other tests, which required dilutions with water.
The process reduces viscosity of the crude allowing it to travel easily through pipeline transport with the use of external diluting agents.
In the past, diluting agents have ranged from brick dust to washing up powder.
Each jar of Forest Honey carries the Himalaya seal of purity -- 100 percent natural honey in its virgin form, containing no sugar, preservatives or diluting agents.