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Synonyms for scavenger

a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities

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someone who collects things that have been discarded by others

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any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter

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Adding to the fun this year is a multi-state scavenger hunt in which ticket holders will carry a sheet filled with images of wine and spirit labels and hunt around each location until they find a corresponding label on display.
The Singles Scavenger Hunt uses clues and challenges to take the adventurous participants throughout the area, prompting socialization and interactivity between the couples.
Rule, Valus, and Tattum developed an oxygen scavenger for containers containing a wall-embedded palladium catalyst and a closure containing a hydride.
Marketed as Geniosil XL 70, this additive is designed as a water scavenger for silane-curing adhesive and sealant formulations.
Geniosil XL 70 arylalkoxysilane monomer is designed as a water scavenger for silane-curing adhesive and sealant formulations.
EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, has approved the use of the active substances palladium metal and hydrogen gas, intended for use as an oxygen scavenger in packs of food or beverages at room temperature or below.
While their parents were in the auditorium, the students went to the gym and were introduced to some of their freshmen teachers present that night and participated in a scavenger hunt to learn about the high school building and staff.
THREE Coventry girls have been getting up to all sorts of strange things as they joined in the The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen.
One scavenger, who makes around Dh600 a month from the illegal practice, admitted: "A few of us keep the guards busy with chases, while others collect the stuff.
Travel Business Review-January 18, 2012--Hotel Palomar San Diego Announces Mobile Scavenger Hunt(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
To validate how packaging and storage reduces Listeria monocytogenes on whole muscle beef jerky and smoked pork and beef sausage sticks, four packaging systems--heat-sealed without vacuum, heat-sealed with oxygen scavenger, nitrogen-flushed with oxygen scavenger, and a vacuum system--and four ambient temperature storage times were evaluated.
The role of scavenger in waste reduction has been observed by conducting a field survey.
So a Scavenger Hunt at Calderstones Park this Sunday could be just the thing to test their skills and detective abilities.
It has been proposed that carnosine could act as a natural scavenger of dangerous reactive aldehydes from the degradative oxidative pathway of endogenous molecules such as sugars, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and proteins.
The first is to use a DEC to lower the "working air stream," or scavenger air, temperature to within a few degrees of initial scavenger wet-bulb temperature and then direct this cooled, moist air through one side of the heat exchanger that cools the supply air in adjacent flow channels (this process also allows use of energy recovery wheels).