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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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Sodium bicarbonate itself acts as a buffering agent to prevent sudden drops in rumen pH.
Glycine, or amino acetic acid, is used as a taste enhancer, a buffering agent and a chemical intermediate.
In addition, the buffering agent in didanosine (Videx) interferes with the absorption of indinavir and thus the drugs should be taken at least 1 hour apart.
Buffered aspirin usually won't prevent upset stomach, since it contains only a small amount of antacid as a buffering agent.
Though it yields an almost immediate and potentially revitalizing increase in pH, its benefits vanish as the water containing the buffering agent flushes out of the system and is replaced by untreated water.
A buffering agent (such as calcium carbonate) may be used to protect sensitive stomachs.
Carbon dioxide is an inert gas and mild buffering agent, providing a much safer alternative to hazardous and corrosive mineral acid treatments, such as sulfuric acid (H2SO4).
Sodium citrate dihydrate also finds its use as a buffering agent, alkalizing agent, emulsifying agent, or sequestering agent.
Researchers at Medeva Europe PLC have patented a corticosteroid-containing skin disease treatment containing an aliphatic alcohol, a surfactant and a buffering agent which provides a pH within the range of 3.