fixing agent

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Noun1.fixing agent - a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
fixative - a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study
hypo, sodium thiosulfate, sodium thiosulphate - a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing
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tip for automatic pipette, 40mm, 200pcs, pack, color fixing agent, a set of aqueous urine control solutions containing protein, glucose, ketone bodies of two concentration levels, a set of, dye azur ii, 100gr, package
Because the carbon nanotubes formed on a substrate are not stable and do not maintain their shape when separated from the substrate, sheet-forming methods are typically used in which they are mixed with a fixing agent, such as resin or rubber.
These were a rich source of calcium, recognized as a unique fixing agent for madder-type dyes.
Supply of X - Ray films (including films for cats canning), developer, also fixing agent to subordinated hospitals and health care centers.
FDA subsequently learned that, at least in some cases, the synthetic fixing agent does not come into contact with the HFCS.