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peel

 [pēl]
1. the outer covering of something.
2. to remove such an outer covering.
chemical peel chemabrasion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

peel

(pēl),
To remove the outer layer of something by a stripping or flaying action.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Because the film is peelable, the spoon can be pulled off the film after peeling open the container.
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When you use peelable paint outdoors, it should be removed after three months.
Their approach was based on the use of highly absorbent, microporous silica in a separate coating to be applied on top of the peelable paint.
Nestle notes that as well as being "fun, new and exciting" the peelable novelty also meets the Nestle Nutritional Foundation requirements, containing no artificial colorings, being low in fat and low in sugar.
PeelSeam[TM] peelable ends consist of a thin flexible foil heat-sealed to a rigid steel ring for conventional double seaming onto standard containers.
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These would incorporate catalysts and possibly enzymes allowing the paint to "self-decontaminate." Currently, strippable, or peelable, coatings are used when a new camouflage is required, changing a vehicle's color from green to, for example, light stone in order to blend with desert terrain.
Tolas Healthcare Packaging manufactures sterile-grade packaging, including peelable or tear-open pouches and heat-seal coated lidding.
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