Definition of Activating agent
1. Noun. (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral.
Generic synonyms: Activator
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Literary usage of Activating agent
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1. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Alternatively, carbonaceous matter may be treated with a chemical activating agent such as phosphoric acid or 7.inc chloride, and the mixture carbonized at ..."
2. Problems of Fertilization by Frank Rattray Lillie (1919)
"But if the exposure to the activating agent be too short, or too long, some degree of capacity for fertilization exists, which is expressed in Figs. 1ga, b. ..."
3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"... in this process are in some way kept from interaction in the resting mature egg, and that the activating agent removes this hindrance to interaction. ..."
4. Senescence and Rejuvenescence by Charles Manning Child (1915)
"But the structure and function of such a part give us no conception of the organism as a whole and of its action as a constructive and activating agent. ..."
5. Immunity, Methods of Diagnosis and Therapy and Their Practical Application by Julius Bernhard Citron (1914)
"The activating agent.—As an activating agent 0.2 c.cm. of serum or a o.1 per cent. lecithin solution is employed. The lecithin can be kept as a stock ..."
6. The Essential of Chemical Physiology for the Use of Students by William Dobinson Halliburton (1909)
"The other activating agent, thrombo-kinase, is in part liberated from the formed elements of the blood, but it is also obtained from many other tissues. ..."