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Synonyms for pet

Synonyms for pet

one liked or preferred above all others

given special, usually doting treatment

to touch or stroke affectionately

to engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest


Synonyms for pet

a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

stroke or caress gently

stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

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preferred above all others and treated with partiality

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By 1994 or so, we were pretty much buying 100 percent bales and really became instrumental in using recycled PET bottles to make carpet products," says Cavin.
Jones says in the early 1990s, bales of PET were quite a challenge to deal with.
However, these figures include the booming beer market in Russia and Ukraine, much of which uses non-barrier PET bottles in larger 1.
For beer, the challenge of providing a barrier against carbon dioxide egress and oxygen ingress has been met largely by multilayer PET structures along with some use of coatings and barrier-enhanced monolayer bottles.
The PET fibers were dissolved in benzyl alcohol, to which chloroform was added, the solution was neutralized by 1/10 N of a sodium hydrite benzyl alcohol solution using Phenol Red as an indicator, and then the amount of carboxyl end groups was determined.
The density of the PET fibers was measured with a mixture of n-heptane/carbon tatrachloride at [25 degrees C], using a density gradient tube.
The coex film scrap contains enough EVA tie layer to compatibilize the PET and LDPE.
in Ieper, Belgium, has alloyed green PET and PE for about six months.
Therefore, suppliers of PET and HDPE have little incentive to improve quality.
to pelletize and crystallize recycled post-consumer PET for reuse in consumer and food-grade packaging applications.
Our pets give us endless hours of love and fun-filled moments of entertainment, so don't hesitate in showing them how much you care for them,'' an on-line banner reads.
We're studying it to see if it created healthier pets and will save us money," he said.
Kids 11-16 with pets have better ability to understand non-verbal communications.
Pets decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation, and also help reduce stress in adults.