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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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Blende. The inspiration for House Call Dentist springs from David Blende's childhood.
Blende moved to San Francisco to found the Blende Dental Group in 1989.
This article examines intentional ambiguities of identity in four of Strubel's novels: Offene Blende (2001, Open shutter), Snowed Under (2008, Unter Schnee, 2001), Tupolew 134 (2004, Tupolev 134), and Kaltere Schichten der Luft (2007, Colder layers of air).
Regionally, native silver, acanthite, pyrite, sphalerite, chalcopyrite, fluorite and "coal blende" are generally present.
Within the present (more detailed) study, for ZnSe and ZnTe, we shall consider a structure-specific constellation of four discrete oscillators (in analogy to [14]), which offers a physically adequate association with the contributions of the 6 phonon branches in zinc blende structure materials (consisting of 2 TA branches and 1 LA branch, for the lower parts, and 2 TO branches and 1 LO branch, for the upper parts, of the respective PDOS spectra [7, 32, 36, 45, 46, 66, 67]).
Strubel's many prizes and achievements include the Klagenfurt Ernst Willner Prize, received for her debut novel Offene Blende in 2001, and a recent long-listing for the German Book Prize for her latest novel, Sturz der Tage in die Nacht (2011).
Mandy was referred to the Blende Dental Group by a dentist in her hometown, Dr.
Small, transparent, red to red-brown crystals of "ruby blende" occur on several veins.
Pavlica: Depression da la Blende presentant une Flotabilite naturell dans les Conditions da la Flottation selective des Minerais de Plomb-Zinc.
As shown in Figure 2, 3C-SiC has a zinc blende crystal structure with an ABC stacking sequence, while 4H-SiC and 6H-SiC have hexagonal crystal structures with ABCB and ABCACB stacking sequences.
Strubel's novel Offene Blende features a German protagonist in the United States.