opacifier


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o·pac·i·fi·er

 (ō-păs′ə-fī′ər)
n.
A chemical agent added to a material, such as rocket propellant, to make it opaque.

opacifier

(əʊˈpæsɪˌfaɪə)
n
an agent added to render something opaque
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Titanium dioxide pigment is a whitener and opacifier used in a vast array of products, including coatings, plastics, paper and printing ink.
25 Opacifier usage before composite placement masks the dark effect of restorations and makes it more acceptable.
Typically, a small concentration of opacifier, such as carbon black, titanium oxide, iron oxide, silicon carbide, etc.
These were created as marketing materials by China's fluoride export industry: Uses: It's mainly used as a flux in the aluminum smelting by fused-salt electrolysis; also an opalizer in the manufacture of enamel; an opacifier and auxiliary solvent of glass and enamel; an insecticide of crops; a flux in aluminum alloy casting; and in the production of ferrous alloy and effervescing steel; as well as a wear-resistant filler for resin and rubber-boned abrasive wheels.
Le produit de contraste iode qui a servi a opacifier les voies genitales internes etait l'acide ioxitalamique sel de meglumine (telebrix hystero[R]).
He recites a litany of raw materials, pointing out examples: "lead basilicate frit and white felspar plus opacifier, give a background for colour response; zirconium gives a hard, clean white, tin a softer white; vanadium pentoxide gives a soft yellow; copper with an alkaline base gives Egyptian blue, or with an acidic base gives green.
A product called Parallax Acrylic Resin with TRACERS-Ta Bone Cement Opacifier enhances a physician's ability to track the flow of bone cement under fluoroscopy, according to manufacturer ArthroCare Corp.
Its performance features include high dilutability, good compatibility and low VOCs, and it is a good opacifier.
Mais les conditions de la guerre froide qui se met en place tres vite, vont de nouveau durcir les positions, opacifier le probleme et empecher les discours clairs quand le choix est fait de ne pas quitter son camp, surtout en un temps ou la durete des guerres coloniales fait que le camp communiste est encore celui des peuples opprimes.
glazing failures include, but are not limited to, delamination, opacifier film failures, failed gaskets, structural silicone de-bonding, and failed weather sealants.
The additive may be a colorant, opacifier, fiavorant, perfume, anti-microbial, fungicide, antioxidant, protein, enzyme, antiblocking agent, antistatic agent, antifog agent, slip agent, light stabilizer, light absorber, process aid, release agent, a reactive indicator compound, or taggant.