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pel·lic·u·lar

, pelliculous (pe-lik'yū-lăr, -lŭs),
Relating to a pellicle.

pellicular

adjective Resembling or pertaining to a thin membrane. The use of the Latin root, pellicula (diminutive of pellis, hide, skin), is waning, with the near-equivalent occidiamembrana (membrane) increasingly preferred (i.e., membranaceous, rather than pellicular).
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where [delta] is the thickness of pellicular water, [beta] is the thickness of occlusion water in flocs, and 6 [summation]([P.sub.i]/[d.sub.i]) is the specific surface area of tailings particles.
What makes it even more necessary today is the pellicular invasion of planetary space by dispersed cities which destroys the environment.
and, simultaneously, the pellicular essence of any being, the absolute absence of any foundation.' (47) This understanding of the depth and meaning recalls the Foucauldian understanding of the body as a skin-like surface as inscribed by constructs of interiority.
To alleviate the effects of exogenous impurities, HPLC isolation of the m/z 457 metabolite for online NMR was performed on a Zorbax XDB-C8 column (2.1 mm x 15 cm) in series with an Upchurch Uptight guard column (Upchurch Scientific) packed with [C.sub.18] pellicular (40 [micro]m particle size).