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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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Keywords: Coal Blending, Combustion, plant efficiency, environment
The rise in reported stocks was therefore really a rise in the amount of gasoline held by refiners and especially blenders prior to blending, and stocks of blending components typically increase sharply over year-end.
Caption: After pulling their own barrel samples, guests at Northstar winery experiment with measured blending.
In addition to your decisions about company goals and personal roles, it is important to consider what a growing blending operation will mean in terms of costs and logistics.
All compounding systems available with complete process feed systems for weigh blending or starve feeding, melt filtration, product forming systems and process control systems for complete line control.
"When the wastewater industry talks about blending versus CSOs, they argue that blending is better in terms of protecting public health," Rose says.
(2) How can blending be distinguished from other word-formation processes?
Polymer blending technologies are well developed for the case where the final part, such as a car bumper, is much larger than the size of the dispersed polymer droplet, typically 1 micrometer.
While the relationship between "multifaith" and "postdenominational" may be a bit problematic, in that one does not necessarily imply the other, nevertheless these two dynamics describe the kinds of blending we see in the culture and in our parishes.
The dynamics of the blending process can create substantial technological and human resource challenges.
Use of these units also should incorporate an over-the-belt blending aerator or other means of blending to assure sufficient mixing of water and sand.
The blending of beer is an important stage in its production, particularly in the United Kingdom, where alcohol tax requirements make accurate blending an important cost-efficiency measure.