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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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Due to BAFLOP acting as a rumen buffering agent there was an increased ruminal bacterial growth.
Other components of equal importance are proprietary stabilizers, chelating agents and buffering agents.
In 1915, aspirin came onto the over-the-counter drug market, and today there is a huge variety of pain relievers that are spinoffs of aspirin, many offering buffering agents to protect against the still troublesome stomach side effects.
This was due to the decreased solubility rates of highly ionic solutions and the increased concentration of buffering agents in the highly ionic samples.
Specifications for Identity and Purity of Food Additives: Anticaking Agents, Buffering Agents, Salts, Emulsifiers, Enzymes, Extraction Solvents, Flavouring Agents, and Miscellaneous Food Additives: 28th Session of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives, Rome, March 1984.
Saliva washes food debris away; it contains natural buffering agents that neutralize acids .
In addition to this, the natural buffering agents in the soil (the so-called acid-neutralizing capacity) have been heavily depleted in the Appalachians by acid rain, and the release of aluminum into rivers along the eastern seaboard could threaten those fish that swim upstream to spawn.
The abundance of these 2 mineral buffering agents (CaC[O.
Added ingredients include surfactants, abrasives, pH buffering agents, sequestrants, thickening agents, suspending agents, colorants and perfumes.