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quat

(kwɒt)
n
1. English a spot, pimple, or sty
2. censorious archaic a young person
3. obsolete the action of squatting
4. (Chemistry) chem an ammonium cation or salt
adj
5. low to the ground or squatting
6. satisfied or filled
vb
7. (tr) Welsh and Southwest English to beat down or squash
8. (tr) Welsh and Southwest English to satisfy or fill
9. (tr) obsolete Scot to repay
10. (tr) Scot to relinquish or forsake
11. (intr) Welsh and Southwest English to crouch down or squat
12. (intr) Welsh and Southwest English to subside
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Noun1.quat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make teaquat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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In 1999, Honeywell UOP licensed the CCR Platforming and Penex processes to PetroVietnams Dung Quat Refinery, for the production of fuels, fuel blending components and aromatics.
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Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical, the operator of Dung Quat, in April urged oil importers in Vietnam to consider buying oil products, especially gasoil, from its refinery.
However, quats need a longer contact time with a soiled surface and, once applied, should be allowed to remain for a specified number of minutes (or as manufacturer recommended) before being wiped off.
Nguyen Hoai Giang, director of Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery, has announced that the expansion of the plant to 10 million metric tons of crude per annum is expected to cost USD1.
The plan does not affect BP s other businesses in the country such as the supply of crude oil to Dung Quat refinery and its lubricant business Castrol BP Petco," BP said.
Several existing as well as new arsenic- and chromium-free waterborne preservatives, including alkaline copper quat (ACQ) and copper azole, were introduced as potential replacements for CCA for residential applications.
Vietnam News said PetroVietnam in February signed a memorandum of understanding with Aramco to provide crude for Dung Quat, as well as oil products and liquid petroleum gas.
Vietnam is to have its first refinery at Dung Quat to be on stream in 2009.
I spent a week stunned by the sheer elegance, sensuality and crowd-stopping charisma of the Quat troporte Sport GT.
Depending on whom you talk to, CCA alternatives--in particular, alkaline copper quat or ACQ--either represent no change from CCA or are up to three times as corrosive as the arsenic-based chemical.