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sub·strate

 (sŭb′strāt′)
n.
1. The material or substance on which an enzyme acts.
2. Biology A surface on which an organism grows or is attached.
3. An underlying layer; a substratum.
4. Linguistics An indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population.

[From substratum.]

substrate

(ˈsʌbstreɪt)
n
1. (Biochemistry) biochem the substance upon which an enzyme acts
2. another word for substratum
3. (Electronics) electronics the semiconductor base on which other material is deposited, esp in the construction of integrated circuits

sub•strate

(ˈsʌb streɪt)

n.
1. the surface or medium on which an organism lives or grows.
2. the substance acted upon by an enzyme.
3. the foundation on which an integrated electronic circuit is formed or fabricated.
[1570–80; variant of substratum]

sub·strate

(sŭb′strāt′)
1. The material or substance on which an enzyme acts. See Note at enzyme.
2. The surface on which plants, algae, or certain animals, such as barnacles, live or grow. A substrate may serve as a source of food for an organism or simply provide support.

substrate

- The surface on which an organism lives or moves.
See also related terms for moves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substrate - the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
substance - the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
2.substrate - a surface on which an organism grows or is attached; "the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
3.substrate - any stratum or layer lying underneath another
stratum - one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
4.substrate - an indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population; "the Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English"
indigenous language - a language that originated in a specified place and was not brought to that place from elsewhere
Translations
kasvualusta
sottostratosubstrato

substrate

n (Chem) → Substrat nt
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A hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate (a soft contact lens) is immersed in a saline solution, wherein the substrate has a non-dyed appearance; a dye is added to the solution, producing a combination solution; the hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate/soft contact lens remains in the combination solution for an amount of time at a temperature from about 60[degrees]F to about 82[degrees]F, wherein the dye does not print color into any part of the soft contact lens matrix; and removing the hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate from the combination solution to produce a reversibly dyed hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate.
IN THE LATEST issue of the Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Outlook, organic substrate represents more than one-third of the semiconductor materials market.
While surface preparation is paramount, even a perfectly prepared substrate can result in adhesion failure.
Replacing active packages with bare die reduces the required footprint for that particular function as much as sevenfold, and significantly reduces pad size and pitch on the substrate necessary to accept the bare die bumps.
Until now, studies involving non-composted substrates have focused on the refinement of substrate formulations for increased yield and bioefficiency.
The various types can be applied to the metal substrate using a chemical bath in an electrolytic or electroless process (with or without anodes), or via vacuum chamber using physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD), or plasma-assisted CVD (PACVD).
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 27, 2005 - (JCNN) - Tokki has brought to market its new TFT substrate polishing and washing system Nano Washer.
Parylene is also used to tie down substrate particulates and add lubricity to substrates.
Two complementary nucleic acid-based methods were used to evaluate population changes relative to substrate production and use in these systems.
In addition, the superalloy substrate material, designated PWA 1484, was measured using three thicknesses of 2 mm, 3 mm, and 7 mm.
The new method is the first to replace a process discovered 95 years ago that proved when a substrate is rubbed, it forms a pattern that the liquid crystals align to.